Parent Connection Summit 

Recorded Sessions

Here you will find recorded Sessions from November 19th, 2021; training that is currently requestable and free or very low cost; Strengthening Families Program Registration; and Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) Registration. 

Media Savvy

Graham Hacket, Advocates of Routt County
MEDIA SAVVY introduces principles of "digital citizenship" and addresses the challenges of online life. Participants examine a wide range of issues including; Sexting, Cyber-bullying, Catfishing, Grooming, Faulty social narratives. Each of these impacts our relationships. Participants will develop a stronger sense of how to maintain privacy and avoid risks. By adopting simple protective measures and learning key principles of responsible online citizenship, everyone can use the internet more safely.


Supporting LGBTQIA+ Youth 

Chelsie Holmes, Advocates of Routt County
This presentation will go over the unique vulnerabilities and strengths of LGBTQIA+ youth. We will define words that are relavant to the LGBTQIA+ community, such as gender, biological sex, sexuality, and various identities of this diverse population. We will practice skills for being an ally to trans youth in particular. Lastly, we will talk about how adults can be allies to LGBTQIA+ youth and provide intervention strategies for adults who notice signs of homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic bullying.


The Art of Reflective Listening

Michelle Petix
A simple paint by numbers interactive workshop session that will have you on your way to improving your communication skills - invaluable in building (or re-building) a positive relationship with your child.  Effective strategies are applicable for parents of any age child, but I tend to speak in terms of parents of the 10-18-year-old range.   


Put Your Mask On First

Sarah Coleman
Wellness Coach at the Foundry and Coach at Steamboat Fit
How can we take care of others if we haven’t taken care of ourselves! Think about this - gain small and easy steps of adding a connection, wellness, and self-care back into your life! Once we get a handle on this, we can show up however you like. We will focus on and prioritize these 5 categories: Exercise Food/Water, Sleep, Mindset, Connection.


Reimagining Connection by Shifting Perception

Sophie Berkley, LPC, RPT-S
Explore the deepest roots of connection and regulation that go beyond nervous system regulation. In this workshop explore how your perceptions of yourself and your child affect your regulation and connection with your child. Practice regulating your perceptions and have a new tool to feel more centered and grounded as a parent so you can experience deeper and more transformative connections with your child.