Keynote Speakers

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Author, Consultant, Founder and Director

@The Trauma Stewardship Institute

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky is the founder and director of The Trauma Stewardship Institute and author of Trauma Stewardshi

Bobby Williams

Accomplished rapper, Founder/Executive Director

@The Bridge Music Project

Workshop Speakers

Jason Kilmer

Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

@University of Washington

Superintendent Chris Reykdal

Superintendent of Public Instruction

@Washington State OSPI

Keygan Miller

Public Training Manager

@The Trevor Project

David Lewis

MA. LMHC. Director/ Program Manager, Adjunct Professor/ Lecturer

@Behavioral Health Services Seattle Public Schools, University of Washington

Richard Mullen

Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator

@The Arc of King County

Dan Beaudoin

Comprehensive School Safety

@Capital Region ESD 113

Katie Cutshaw

Student Services Manager

@Capital Region ESD 113

Shontieka Adegun

Emergency Manager

@City of Tacoma

Mia Edidin

LICSW. Clinical Director

@Perinatal Support Washington

Sue Kerns

Ph.D. Professor, Director of Transformative Research

@The Kempe Center, University of Colorado - Anschutz

Caprice Paduano

MA. Early Learning & Education Professor

@South Puget Sound Community College

Christine Moon

MS. Professor, Early Learning and Education Programs

@South Puget Sound Community College

Scott Hanauer

MA. CMHS. MHP. Clinical Director, Trainer Instructor

@Family Education & Support Services, Univ. of Washington

Jennifer Helseth

Health Systems Analysis

@WA State Dept. of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF)

Deborah Gray

MPA. LICSW.

@Nurturing Attachments

Interested in presenting?

Family Education & Support Services invites professionals to submit presentation abstracts addressing a wide range of topic on child abuse and neglect prevention, parent education and family support. We are interested in abstracts representing various levels of experience and skill ranging from introductory to advanced-level practice which will increase family support professionals knowledge and skill to strengthen and support families.  are excited to offer our registrants the option to receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Conference Tracks:

  • Best practices in the Administration of Children, Youth and Family Programs and Organizations
  • Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Family Support Practice
  • Fatherhood
  • Home Visiting
  • Mental Health
  • Parent Education
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Special Populations (e.g., parents and/or children with special needs, domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental health)
Accepting proposals until Friday, July 22, 2022!

Read the submissions guidelines and download the presenter submission form. Submit your presentation, a brief biography, and your resume/curricula vitae to heather@familyess.org.