November 22, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Community Conversations – Sports and Burnout

November 16-19, 2017 – Nashville, TN. – National Youth Worker Convention

October 25, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Community Conversations – Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders

September 27, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Community Conversations – Current Drug Trends

September 22-24, 2017 – Chicago, IL. – Group KidMin Conference

August 30, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Community Conversations – Dirty Little Secrets: The Problem of Pornography

July 26, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Community Conversations – The Influence of Pop Culture: Gaga, Kimye, and all the stuff in your kids ears and eyes

June 28, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Community Conversations – Anxiety and Anger: Two Sides of the Same Coin

June 17, 2017 – Peoria, IL. – Imago Dei Church – Reimagining Adolescence: A Workshop for People Who Love Adolescents

May 31, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Community Conversations – Secret Scars: Self-Injury

May 22 – 25, 2017 – Chicago, IL. – St. James CathedralFaith Forward Conference

May 18 – 20, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA. – Azusa Pacific UniversityUrban Youth Worker Conference

April 26, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Community Conversations – Reimagining Adolescence: A New Reality

Spring 2017 – Elgin, IL. – Elgin Community College – Youth Leadership Academy

March 29, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Community Conversations – A Cloud of Despair: Living with Depression

February 23, 2017 – Canton, IL. – Drug Addiction and Overdose Prevention Town Hall – American Grille Banquet Room

February 22, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Community Conversations – Parenting Kids in the Digital Age

February 7, 2017 – Delavan, IL. – Delavan Elementary School – Not In My School Anti-Bullying Program

January 28, 2017 – Peoria, IL. – HULT Center – SAP Coalition – Teen Conference

January 13 – 16, 2017 – Tiskilwa, IL. – Menno Haven Retreat Center – Youth Retreat

January 10, 2017 – East Peoria, IL. – Illinois Central College – Tazewell Teen Summit

December 3, 2016 – Elgin, IL. – Elgin Community College – Youth Leadership Academy

November 15 – 21, 2016 – Cincinnati, OH. – Youth Specialties Nation Youth Worker Conference

October 26, 2016 – Facebook Live Q&A with Youth Specialties – Suicide (3pm – 4pm CST)

October 21, 2016 – Delavan Community High School – Drug Prevention

October 7 – 9, 2016 – Chicago, IL. – Simply Youth Ministry Conference (The Shelter/Soul Care)

September 23 – 24, 2016 – Menno Haven Camp and Retreat Center – Illinois Mennonite Practical Ministry Series – Innovative Disruption: Can the Church be Good News for LGBTQ Youth

September 20, 2016 – Facebook Live Q&A with Youth Specialties – Addiction (3pm – 4pm CST)

August 28, 2016 – Canton, IL. – Overdose Awareness Walk – w./JOLT Foundation

August 22, 2016 – Facebook Live Q&A with Youth Specialties – Self-Injury (3pm – 4pm CST)

April 18 – 21, 2016 – Chicago, IL. – Faith Forward Conference – Sacred Listening and Reimagining Adolescence

April 11, 2016 – Delavan, IL. – Delavan High School – Town Hall Meeting on Opiate Drug Use and Alcohol

April 11, 2016 – Peoria, IL. – OSF St. Francis School of Nursing – Opiate Dependency and Naloxone.

March 14, 2016 – Peoria, IL. – OSF School of Nursing – Opiate Dependency and Medication Assisted Treatment

March 1, 2016 – Eureka, IL. – Eureka College – Juvenile Criminal Justice (Systemic Abandonment and Moral Disengagement)

February 18 – 21, 2016 – Albuquerque, NM. – Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church – Student Retreat and Parent Meeting

February 3, 2016 – Peoria, IL. – Family Core – Opiate Abuse and the Pregnant Woman

January 30, 2016 – Peoria, IL. – SAP Coalition Teen Summit – Healthy Habits for Developing Teens

January 21, 2016 – East Peoria, IL. – East Peoria Mennonite Church – Addiction and the Family

January 15, 2016 – East Peoria, IL. – East Peoria Community High School – Opiates and the Developing Adolescent Brain

January 14, 2016 – East Peoria, IL. – Illinois Central College – Tazewell Teen Conference – Real Talk About Drugs

January 11 – 13, 2016 – Loveland, CO. – Group Publishing – IT3 Summit

December 17, 2015 – Peoria, IL. – Youth Ministry Network Luncheon – Ministry to LGBTQ Students

December 10, 2015 – WTVP Channel 47 – Heroin Epidemic Interview

November 19, 2015 – Delavan, IL. – Common Ground – Parenting in the Digital Age Pt. 1 (social media)

November 19, 2015 – Peoria, IL. – Peoria Work Release (D.O.C.) – Naloxone Training and Opiate Overdose Education (JOLT Foundation)

November 14, 2015 – Peoria, IL. – Remnant Community Church – Naloxone Training and Opiate Overdose Education (JOLT Foundation)

November 10, 2015 – East Peoria, IL. – East Peoria Mennonite – Naloxone Training and Opiate Overdose Education (JOLT Foundation)

November 3, 2015 – Delavan, IL. – Delavan Jr./High School Red Ribbon Week Assembly – Drug Prevention

October 24, 2015 – Peoria, IL. – HULT Learning Center – Safe Medication Storage for Seniors

October 24, 2015 – North Webster, IN. – Indiana Youth Pastor Soul Care Retreat

October 21-22, 2015 – Effingham, IL. – Illinois Probation and Court Services Association Annual Conference – (Systemic Abandonment and Juvenile Delinquency, Asset-based Interventions for At-Risk Youth, Opioid Dependency and Medication Assisted Treatment)

October 1-2, 2015 – Peoria, IL. – Soul Care Retreat

September 24-27, 2015 – Chicago, IL. – KidMin Conference (The Shelter/SoulCare)

September 20, 2015 – Bluffton, OH. – Ebenezer Mennonite (Reimagining Adolescence)

September 9, 2015 – Mackinaw, IL. – Dee-Mack High School: Community Forum on E-Cigs

July 24, 2015 – Peoria, IL. – Reimagining Adolescence (Location TBD)

June 18-19, 2015 – Peoria, IL. – Soul Care Retreat

June 12-13, 2015 – Pekin, IL. – Revolution Youth Ministry Girl’s Retreat (Body Image and the Imago Dei)

May 29-30, 2015 – Indianapolis, IN. – Indiana Methodist Youth Ministry Conference

April 25, 2015 – Pekin, IL. – Nazarene Church Denominational Conference (Helping Hurting Kids & Pop Culture)

April 20-23, 2015 – Chicago, IL. – Faith Forward Conference

April 9-10, 2015 – Peoria, IL. – Soul Care Retreat

March 10, 2015 – East Peoria, IL. – Tazewell Teen Initiative Teen Summit

January 20, 2015 – Pekin, IL. – The Impact of Pornography (Church Staff Training)

January 8-9, 2015 – Peoria, IL. – Soul Care Retreat

November 6, 2014 – West Palm Beach, FL. – Urban Impact ( staff training)

November 5, 2014 – West Palm Beach, FL. – Berean Christian School

October 30-31, 2014 – Peoria, IL. – Soul Care Youth Worker Retreat (St. John of the Cross)

September 26-29, 2014 – Columbus, OH. – KidMin Conference (The Shelter)

July 19-24, 2014 – Orlando, FL – CADCA Conference

June 18, 2014 – Delavan, IL – Community Workshop on Rethinking American Adolescence

May 21, 2014 – Delavan, IL – Community Workshop on Social Media

May 15-17, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA – UYWI National Conference (addressing criminogenic needs in juvenile offenders)

April 23, 2014 – Delavan, IL – Community Workshop on Social Media

April 23, 2014 – Mackinaw, IL – Dee-Mack High School – Marijuana

April 8, 2014 – Tremont, IL – Townhall Meeting

March 22, 2014 – Pekin, IL. – Driven Church Recovery Ministry Training

March 20, 2014 – Eureka, IL. – Eureka College – Juvenile Justice and Substance Abuse

March 18, 2014 – East Peoria, IL – Tazewell Teen Initiative Teen Summit

March 7-10, 2014 – Columbus, OH – Simply Youth Ministry Conference (The Shelter)

February 22, 2014 – Pekin, IL. – Driven Church Recovery Ministry Training

February 20, 2014 – Webinar – Bullying Seminar @ 2:00pm

January 25, 2014 – Pekin, IL. – Driven Church Recovery Ministry Training

November 2, 2013 – Peoria, IL – S.A.P. Coalition (healthy leadership habits)

October 10-14, 2013 – Columbus, OH – KidMin Conference (The Shelter)

Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2013 – Loveland, CO – IT3 Summit (The Shelter)

September 5, 2013 – Peoria, IL – True North Solutions (pornography)

August 27, 2013 – Peoria, IL – Illinois Central College (class lecture)

March 22, 2013 – East Peoria, IL – East Peoria Community High School (career development)

March 13, 2013 – Peoria, IL – Bradley University (drug prevention/risk reduction)

March 1-4, 2013 – Indianapolis, IN – Simply Youth Ministry Conference (The Shelter)

February 21, 2013 – Peoria, IL – Youth Ministry Network (youth ministry training)

February 17, 2013 – Delavan, IL – Lenten Services @ Methodist Church (community development)

February 6, 2013 – Delavan, IL – Delavan Elementary School (drug prevention)

January 17, 2013 – Peoria, IL – Youth Ministry Network (youth ministry training)

January 8, 2013 – Peoria, IL – Jubilee Ministries (parenting workshop)