Team

Volunteer Conference Co-Chairs

Terri Allison | Resilient Santa Barbara County
Florene Bednersh | Children and Family Resource Services
Barbara Finch | KIDS Network of Santa Barbara County
Lisa Fraser | Center for Family Strengthening, San Luis Obispo County
Kathleen Van Antwerp | Ventura County Partnership for Safe Families

Volunteer Conference Planning Team

CenCal Health ~ Nicole Bennett

Center for Family Strengthening ~ Natalie Beller, Natalie Rhodes

Central Coast Childbirth Network ~ Zabrina Cox  

Cottage Health / Santa Barbara Pediatric Resiliency Collaborative ~ Ama Atiedu, Monica Ray

Dignity Health / Marian Regional Medical Center ~ Calandra Park

First 5 San Luis Obispo ~ Sarah Montes Reinhart

First 5 Santa Barbara ~ Michelle Robertson

First 5 Ventura ~ Sharon Elmensdorp

Gold Coast Health Plan ~ Chandra Schlee

Pregnancy and Parenting Support, San Luis Obispo ~ Cami Statler

Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services ~ Gloria Muñoz, Dennis Tivey

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department ~ Kelley Barragan

Children and Family Resource Services ~ MaryEllen Rehse

Production Partners

Ruby Road Leadership ~ Judy Hawkins

Visionality Partners ~ Cecily Hendricks, Breanne Foster

 

Sponsors

Champion

James S. Bower Foundation

Advocates

Department of Behavioral Wellness | Santa Barbara County
CenCal Health | Santa Barbara County | San Luis Obispo County
Cottage Health
Family Service Agency
Gold Coast Health Plan
KIDS Network of Santa Barbara County

Partners

CALM
Community Health Centers of the Central Coast
First5 | Santa Barbara County
First5 | San Luis Obispo County
First5 | Ventura County
Landon Pediatric Foundation
Santa Barbara Foundation
SELPA | Santa Barbara
Carrie Towbes and John Lewis
SELPA and Quality Counts | Ventura County
County of Santa Barbara

Friends

Children and Family Resource Services
Lompoc Valley Community Healthcare Organization
Pacific Coast Association for the Education of Young Children
Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People

In-Kind Sponsors

County of Santa Barbara
Center for Family Strengthening
Ventura County Partnership for Safe Families

 

Presenters

Conference Co-chairs / Network Team Liaisons

Barbara Finch | KIDS Network of Santa Barbara County
Florene Bednersh, PhD, MEd | Children and Family Resource Services
Terri Allison | Resilient Santa Barbara County
Lisa Fraser | Center for Family Strengthening, San Luis Obispo County
Kathleen Van Antwerp | Ventura County Partnership for Safe Families

Presenters and Facilitators

Robert Anda, MD, MS | ACE Interface, LLC | Keynote Presenter

Ama Atiedu Cottage Health / Pediatric Resiliency Collaborative Presenter

Magdalena Benitez, MSW | Family Strengthening Consultant | Affinity Group Facilitator

Carrie Collins | Link Family Resource Center | Affinity Group Facilitator

Kenneth Ginsburg, MD The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Presenter

John Horton, MD Presenter

Julie Kurtz Center for Optimal Brain Integration Presenter

Sayida Peprah, PsyD Diversity Uplifts, Inc. Presenter

Sara Rex SPEAK, Inc. | Presenter

Jim Roberts Family Care Network, Inc. Affinity Group Facilitator

Andria Ruth, MD Sansum Clinic and Pediatric Resiliency Collaborative Presenter

Danielle Shaw, MD, FAAP, FAPA Casa Pacifica Center for Children and Families Affinity Group Facilitator