Speaking Events

Date Event Title Location
June 2006 Engaging the 21st Century Student Using Film to Engage Students in the Learning Process University of Windsor Ontario Windsor, ON
October 2007 Parent Advocacy Training Program (Fall Series) PACE: Parents Advocating; Children Excelling Learning Disabilities Association of Lambton County Sarnia, ON
April 2008 Parent Advocacy Training Program (Spring Series) PACE: Parents Advocating; Children Excelling Learning Disabilities Association of Lambton County Sarnia, ON
May 2008 Ontario Veterinary Technician Educators Association Conference Enhancing Student Engagement, Motivation, and Optimal Performance St. Clair College Windsor, Ontario
January 2009 All Staff Professional Development Event Learning to Thrive in the Midst of Chaos Community Living Essex Collège Boreal Windsor, Ontario
May 2009 Nursing Week Is Happiness a Choice? Chatham Kent Health Alliance Chatham, ON
June 2009 All Staff Professional Development Event Is Happiness a Choice? Mohawk College Hamilton, ON
October 2009 AMICCUS-C Regional Conference How to Embrace Change St. Clair Centre for The Arts       Windsor, ON
February 2010 Certified Management Accountants (CMA) Professional Development Institute (PDI) Reading People: Using the Principles of Emotional Intelligence CMA Southwestern Region Chatham, ON
April 2010 Psychologist on Steven and Chris Television Show TV Segment “How to Embrace Change” CBC-TV Studios Toronto, ON
May 2010 College Educator Development Program (CEDP): Phase One Be the Motivation: You Wish to See in the Classroom St. Clair College Windsor, ON
May 2010 College Student Alliance (CSA) Conference How to Embrace Change St. Clair College Windsor, ON
August 2010 College Educator Development Program (CEDP): Phase Four Be the Motivation: You Wish to See in the Classroom University of Guelph Satellite Campus Ridgetown, ON
October 2010 College Student Alliance (CSA) Conference Igniting Motivation and Engagement in Student Leadership Fanshawe College London, ON
March 2011 Certified Management Accountants (CMA) Professional Development Institute (PDI) Transformational Change: Using the Principles of Positive Psychology CMA Southwestern Region              Windsor, ON
September 2011 All Staff Professional Development Event Peak Performance Leadership Export Development Canada (EDC) Headquarters Ottawa, ON
October 2011 College Student Alliance (CSA) Conference Emotional Intelligence and Student Leadership Conestoga College Kitchener, ON
April 2012 Flare Magazine Interview with Lisa Van de Geyn Contributor to Flare Health Article “The Optimism Project Flare Magazine Toronto, ON
May 2012 College Student Alliance (CSA) Conference Peak Performance Leadership – Part One Humber College Toronto, ON
September 2012 LDAWE Annual General Meeting and PD Event Psychological Hardiness: How to Thrive Under Pressure Learning Disabilities Association of Windsor – Essex Windsor, ON
October 2012 College Student Alliance (CSA) Conference Peak Performance Leadership – Part Two St. Clair College Windsor, ON
November 2012 Radio Interview with Patty Handysides Optimism and Student Success AM800 Radio Station          Windsor, ON
November 2012 Women’s Leadership Conference Optimism Boot Camp St. Clair Centre for the Arts        Windsor, ON
January, 2013 Webinar for Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) Webinar Speaker “Stress Hardiness: How to Thrive Under Pressure” Live Webinar Presentation     Canada-Wide
February 2013 Psychology Today Interview with Dr. Alice Boyes Contributor to Psychology Today Article: “17 Self-Care Tips from the Experts Psychology Today Magazine                       New York, NY
February 2013 College Student Alliance (CSA) Conference Optimism and Positive Leadership Confederation College                         Thunder Bay, ON
April 2013 Flare Magazine Interview with Writer Marilisa Racco Contributor to Flare Health Article “Negative Social Interactions Are Taking A Toll On Our Health Flare Magazine       Toronto, ON
May 2013 Youth Mental Health Conference Mental Health, Wellness, and Student Stress Walkerville Collegiate Institute Greater Essex County District School Board      Windsor, ON
October 2013 College Student Alliance (CSA) Conference Emotional Intelligence Sault College                    Sault Ste. Marie, ON
March 2014 Glow Magazine Interview with Lisa Van de Geyn Contributor to Glow Article “Bird Brain: Transforming Fears and Phobias Glow Magazine Toronto, ON
April, 2014 Interviewed by Podcast Producer Adam Rochon Episode#15: Transformational Change Respecting The Process Podcast Canada-Wide
April 2014 Student Leadership Conference Transformational Change Conestoga College Kitchener, ON
October, 2014 Ontario Guidance Counsellors’ Forum Stress Hardiness: How to Thrive Under Pressure St. Clair College Windsor, ON
October 2014 College Student Alliance (CSA) Conference Transformational Change Niagara College Niagara Falls, ON
December 2015 System Student Success School Team (S4T) Conference Student Stress, Coping, and Resilience Greater Essex County District School Board Windsor, Ontario
September 2016 Parent Advocacy Training Workshop 5 Steps to Thriving – Parent Workshop Series Windsor, Ontario
November 2016 Student Advocacy Training Workshop 5 Steps to Thriving – Student Workshop Series Windsor, Ontario
October 2017 AMICCUS-C Regional Conference Student Mental Health and Wellness Keynote Speech Dr. John A. Strasser Student Life Centre Windsor, ON