Speakers & faculty

For 3 decades, we've hosted speakers and faculty from across the country and around the world. This year we add new presenters to our roster, and welcome back returning faculty with all new topics to share.

Plenary speakers

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Mary Jo Barrett, MSW, Executive Director and co-founder of The Center for Contextual Change, Ltd; Skokie, Elmhurst, and Chicago, IL

Sharon Cooper, MD, CEO of Developmental and Forensic Pediatrics, PA, Fayetteville, NC

Workshop faculty

Cordelia Anderson, MA, founder, Sensibilities Prevention Services, Minneapolis, MN

Geraldine Crisci, MSW, Counseling, Consultation and Training, Toronto, ON, Canada

Robert Enright, PhD, professor, Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lisa Fontes, PhD, University Without Walls, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S, private practice and adjunct faculty member, graduate programs at University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt University, and Trevecca Nazarene University

Sandy Hardie, CSAC, ICS, CTS, founder and executive director of Mahala’s Hope, Eden, WI

Richard Kagan, PhD, consulting psychologist, training programs on Traumatic Stress and Real Life Heroes®, Columbia, SC

Sueann Kenney-Noziska, MSW, LISW, LCSW, RPT-S

Barbara Knox, MD, medical director, UW Child Protection Program, associate professor, Dept of Pediatrics, UW-Madison, WI

Anita Mandley, MS, LCPC, director of Adult Services and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, The Center for Contextual Change, Skokie, IL

Glenda Rogers Monterey, LMFT, Psychotherapist, Center for Contextual Change, Skokie, Elmhurst and Chicago, IL

Anna Salter, PhD, psychologist, Department of Corrections, Madison, WI

Randye Semple, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine of USC, University of Southern California

Shawn Smith, MFA, president and founder, Alma Institute, Milwaukee, WI

Terri Strodthoff, PhD, executive director and founder, Alma Institute, Milwaukee, WI

Lynn Tarnoff, MA, outreach program manager and director of the visual arts and living well programs, Division of Continuing Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Grace Tomas-Tolentino, PhD, director, Core Psychotherapy Center, Ltd., Schaumburg, IL