Chronic Absenteeism, Truancy and Educational Neglect with Alicia Hanrahan – Education Programs Manager/Interagency Coordinator, Family and Educator Support Programs and Heather Willis-Doxee – State Director of Special Education, Student Support Services Team both at the VT Agency of Education, AND Lindy Boudreau – Juvenile Justice Director and Lindsay Barron – Policy and Planning Manager both at the VT Department for Children and Families (3/21/24)

Transition Tips for Families with Karen Price, Co-Director of Family Support – Education and Martha Frank, Family Support Consultant – Education, both at Vermont Family Network. (1/18/23)

Bullying and Harassment: Know Your Rights with Big Hartman, Esq., Executive Director & General Counsel and Amanda Lucía Garcés, Director of Policy, Education, and Outreach both at the Vermont Human Rights Commission (12/19/23)

Working with First Responders – What Families Should Know with Kristin Chandler – Coordinator of Team Two, Deputy Chief of Police Sean Briscoe for the City of South Burlington, and Nick Perkov – Captain/Paramedic for the City of South Burlington Fire Department (11/16/23)

How To Become Your Own Best Advocate with Alexina Federhen, Self-Advocate, Graduate of Cornell University, Creator of the non-profit “The Feel Better Way,” and former Miss Vermont 2022 (10/3/2023)

Understanding and Building Youth Resilience with Kheya Ganguly, M.A., Director of Trauma Prevention and Resilience Development at the Vermont Department Of Mental Health (6/15/23)

The 988 Crisis Line – What Families Should Know with Samantha Sweet, Director of Mental Health Services at the Vermont Department of Mental Health and Amy Guidice, 988 Implementation Planning Coordinator. (10/13/22)

Tips and Tricks for Accessing First Call, the Mental Health System of Care, and Resources with Mariellen Woods, Clinical Director of First Call for Chittenden County, Howard Center and Jessica Coleman, Intensive Services Coordinator and ACT 264 Partnership Coordinator, Howard Center/NFI-VT. (1/27/22)

Getting Support for Your Child with Significant & Unmanageable Emotional Challenges. Presenter: Larry Crist, JD, MSW – Executive Director of Vermont Parent Representation Center, Inc. YouTube video* (8/25/21) Larry Crist script

*Please read this additional information about the Relief from Abuse Order (RFA).

Family Worry in 2020: What’s Not to Worry About? Presenters: Jeremiah Dickerson, MD; Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and Aamani Chava, MD; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, UVM Medical Center and Larner College of Medicine at UVM. YouTube video (12/2/20)

Family Strategies for Mitigating the Long Term Effects of the Pandemic. Presenter: Dr. Marlene Maron, Licensed Psychologist-Doctorate, Chief Psychologist & Manager, Psychological Services, University of Vermont Medical Center.  YouTube video (10/19/20)

Child psychiatrist Dr. Dickerson, Family Support Consultant Vickie Crocker, and puppet Natalie talk about anxiety in children ages 6-12 YouTube video (5/18/20)

Puppets in Education Keeping VT Children Safe: A Conversation with Dr. First and puppet- Jordan YouTube video; Letter to Educators (4/29/20)

Puppets in Education Anxiety Program: Home Edition YouTube video and a Guide to Getting the Conversation Going (3/26/20)

Vermont’s Coordinated Services Plan Process (also known as Act 264) with Vickie Crocker, VFN Family Support Consultant (Facebook Live – 2/13/20)

Anxiety in Teens with Dr. Jeremiah Dickerson, child psychiatrist (Facebook Live – 10/9/19)

It’s OK to Play! Strategies to Help Caregivers Work with Traumatized Youth (4/18/18) 

Exploring a Community-based Peer-to-peer Approach to Mental Health and Wellness (10/27/17) 

Traumatic Stress: Understanding What Happens in the Body and Brain (11/18/15)