PRESENTATIONS

 

This is an abbreviated listing of presentations from 1998 to 2006.

  A complete listing of presentations from 1985 to 2006 is available upon request.

February 23, 2006

            Lifting Yourself and Others Up: Empowerment

            Communication Skills: What We Say and How We Say It Makes a Difference

            Postpartum Depression and Post Traumatic Birth Syndrome: What are They?

            Adding High Touch to High Tech: Labor Support Coping Strategies and Comfort Measures that Really Work

 Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD

 January 13 and January 31, 2006

            Labor Support Strategies and Maternal Positioning, L&D Education Day, Fletcher Allen Hospital, Burlington, VT

November 8, 2005

            Evidenced-Based Labor Support, Adventist Medical Center, Portland, OR

November 7, 2005

            Evidenced-Based Labor Support, Southwest Washington Medical Center, Vancouver, WA

October 15, 2005

            Collaborative care and Communication: Seeing the Forest While Managing the Trees, CAPPA Conference, Anaheim, CA 

May 18, 2005

            From the Heart of a Stroke Survivor

            Tips from a Stroke Survivor: The Rehab Phase, Berkshire Medical Center, Berkshire, MA

April 30, 2005

            Collaborative care and Communication: Seeing the Forest While Managing the Trees, CAPPA Conference

 November 7, 2004

            Lifting Yourself and Others Up

            Labor Support Strategies, Oregon AWHONN, Newport, OR

 September 28, 2004

            From the Heart of a Stroke Survivor , Montreal, Canada

August 21, 2004

            PTSD After Birth, CAPPA, Cincinnati, OH

June 29, 2004

            Labor Support Strategies that Really Work, AWHONN National Conference, Tampa, FL

June 28, 2004

            Bringing the Nurse Back to the Bedside, AWHONN National Conference, Tampa, FL

May 21, 2004

            PTSD After Birth, CAPPA, Cincinnati, OH

May 19, 2004

            Tips from A Stroke Survivor, Cane and Able, Detroit, MI

May 18, 2004

            Empowering Yourself and Others, American Heart Association, Detroit, MI

 April 28, 2004

            Empowerment, Childbirth Educators of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana

February 11, 2004

            The Evidence for Labor Support, Grand Rounds, Cedar Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

February 4, 2004

            Tips from a Stroke Survivor, American Stroke Association Nursing Symposium, San Diego, CA

October 23, 2003

            Empowerment: Empowering Yourself and Others,  Vermont Nursing Association, Killington, VT

September 27, 2003

            Evidenced Based Labor Support, CVPH, Plattsburg, NY

September 22, 2003

            Evidenced‑Based Labor Support, Marietta, OH

September 18, 2003

            Doula Training Seminar, Tulsa, OK

May 15, 2003

            Childbirth Pain: Short Term and Long Terms Implications, Partners in Sharing Solutions, USF, Kissimee, FL

May 13, 2002

            Evidenced Based Labor Support, Partners in Perinatal Health, Worcester, MA

April 2, 2003

            Evidence Based Labor Support, Albany Memorial Hospital, Albany, NY

March 20, 2003

            Evidenced Based Labor Support, NEVAHEC and North Country Regional Hospital, St. Johnsbury, VT

February 10, 2003

            Evidenced Based Labor Support, Sutter Health Systems, Berkeley , CA

February 12, 2003

            Evidenced Based Labor Support, Sutter Health Systems, Sacramento,CA

February 7-8, 2003

            New Techniques for Labor Support in a Hospital Setting a Doula Workshop, Las Vegas, NV

November 3, 2002

            Childbirth Pain and the Birth Experience, CAPPA National Conference, Nashville, TN

October 25, 2002

            Caring for the Patient in Labor, Nebraska Methodist College, Omaha, NE

September 7, 2002

            A Day with Polly Perez

            Building New Dreams: Empowering Yourself and Others

            Childbirth Pain: Short and Long Terms Implications

            The Heart of Birth: Labor Support Skills, Thunderbird Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

July 26, 2002

            Postpartum Depression

            Labor Pain: Short and Long Term Implications

            The Heart of Birth: Labor Support, 27th Annual Bill Young Perinatal Conference, Asante Health Systems, Medford, OR

May 10, 2002

            Building New Dreams: Empowering Yourself and Others, American Heart Association, Bangor, ME

April 24, 2002

            Labor Management Skills, Contemporary Forums, Washington, DC

March 21, 2002

            The Heart of Birth: Labor Support, Wentworth- Douglas Hospital, Dover, NH

February 6, 2002

            Nursing Skills and Labor Support Strategies for the Perinatal Nurse, March of Dimes 27th Annual Perinatal Nursing Conference, Chicago, IL

 December 1, 2001

            Birth Balls in Maternity Care and Other Labor Support Strategies, Executive Physical Therapy, Longmont United Hospital, Longmont, CO

October 11, 2001

            Building New Dreams

            Labor Support Strategies to Help the Laboring Mother

            Awakening the Soul of Birth, BEST Connection, Portland, Maine

May 15, 2001

            Empowerment: Building New Bridges for Nurses and Patients, March of Dimes/AWHONN Clinical Perspectives in Perinatal Nursing 2001, Farmington, Connecticut

April 27, 2001

            Building New Dreams: Empowerment

            The Heart of Birth: Labor Support Strategies, Westchester Medical Center, Tarrytown, New York

November 29, 2000

            Preventing Unnecessary C-Sections Through Prenatal and Intrapartum Teaching

Partners and In Sharing, Orlando, Florida

November 4, 2000

            Empowerment, CAPPA National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

August 11-12, 2000

            Empowerment

            Starting a Doula Practice, ICEA National Convention, St. Louis, Missouri

 

July 27-28 2000

            Building New Dreams

            Labor Support Strategies, DONA National Convention, San Diego, California

 April 3-4,2000

            Labor Support Strategies, Techniques & Tools of the Trade: Combining the Old and the New, Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, Iowa

 March 25-26,2000

    Empowerment

Communicating With Hospital Staff

Labor Support Techniques

Strategies to Prevent Birth Trauma

Pain Management: Injections of Sterile Water for Back Labor

Taking Care of Ourselves

Whose Birth is It?

Emergency Childbirth

Active Management of Labor

Tips on Fetal Monitoring

Awakening the Soul of Birth, Issues and Trends for Reshaping the Future of Maternity Care, ADOBE, Phoenix, Arizona

February 17-18, 2000

            Labor Support Strategies and Techniques for Labor Support in a Hospital Setting , Copley Hospital, Morrisville, Vermont

January 12,2000

            Nurses and Doulas Working Together, St. Francis Hospital, Grand Island, Nebraska

December 1, 1999

            Empowerment, Partners and In Sharing, Orlando, Florida

October 28 and 29, 1999

Mapping Your Future

Empowerment : Overcoming in the Face of Adversity

Smart Women Use Comfort Measures: Old Techniques Still Delivering Today, Childbirth Enhancement Foundation, Cape Canaveral, Florida

June 14, 1999

            Empowerment for a Brighter Tomorrow, AWHONN 1999 Convention, Chicago, Illinois

December 2, 1998

            Teaching Skills Prenatally To Prevent Unnecessary C/Sections, 1998 Partners Sharing Solutions Conference, Orlando. Florida

October 2-4, 1998

            Healing Arts Modaltities for Use with Maternity Patients, Lamaze International 1998 Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado

September 28-29,1998

            Labor Support Strategies: A Doula Seminar, Buffalo, NY

August 22, 1998

            Communicating with Hospital Personnel, DONA International Conference, Clearwater Beach, Florida

June 9, 1998

            Labor Support Strategies, Techniques & Tools of the Trade: Combining the Old and the New, 1998 AWHONN Conference, San Antonio, Texas

June 5-7, 1998

            Moderator for Workshop for Practitioners, Innovations in Perinatal Care: Assessing Benefits and Risks, BIRTH Journal & Department of Maternal and Child Health, Boston University, School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

April 25, 1998

            Childbirth Classes: Group Dynamics of Large and Small Groups

            Communication Skills: What We Say and How We Say It Makes a Difference

            Labor Support Strategies That Really Work

            Postpartum Depression & Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome:

            What are They? When to Refer & How to Prevent Them, CEA-OC Spring Conference, Childbirth Education Association of Orange County, California, Irvine, California

April 3, 1998

            Labor Support Strategies and Techniques, Christ Hospital, Oak Lawn, Illinois

April 2, 1998

            Labor Support Strategies for Busy L&D Nurses, Silver Cross Hospital, Joliet, Illinois

March 31, 1998

            Positive Labor Support, Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio

March 28, 1998

            The Wisdom of a Seasoned Professional Labor Assistant, New York, New York

March 27, 1998

            Practical Tips for Doulas, Melville, New York

March 27, 1998

            Humanizing Active Management of Labor, Alliance MHBC, Mt. Holly, New Jersey

March 26, 1998

            Hydrotherapy and Water Birth, Annual Semmelweis-Waters Conference, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Atlantic City, New Jersey

March 3, 1998

            Adding the Nurturing Touch to High Tech: Labor Coping Strategies

That Really Work, Mercy Health Center, Manhattan, Kansas