community education & training

WFCN offers a variety of training and supports other individuals and organizations who provide learning opportunities related to our mission. If you, your family, organization, company or community seek information about Adverse Childhood Experience, Building Resilience, Conflict-Resolution, Restorative Practice and Social Justice & Equity, check out upcoming training offerings from WFCN and our growing community speaker’s list.

upcoming trainings

Saturday October 28, 2017 from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Training in ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Trauma-Informed Practice in Education
  • Bellingham Technical College, 3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225 
  • Presented by Kristi Slette and Sharece Steinkamp
  • Prerequisite: Participants should come with a basic understanding of the Adverse Childhood Experience Study (ACES) and the research on toxic stress and brain development
  • Register for Class (Item # 3611) at BTC: 360-752-8350; www.btc.edu/register
Saturday November 4, 2017 from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Training in ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Trauma-Informed Practice in Healthcare
  • Bellingham Technical College, 3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Presented by Kristi Slette, Mullane Harrington and Jennifer Bergman
  • Prerequisite: Participants should come with a basic understanding of the Adverse Childhood Experience Study (ACES) and the research on toxic stress and brain development
  • Register for Class (Item # 3612) at BTC: 360-752-8350; www.btc.edu/register

 

trainers & conversation facilitators

Trainers and conversation facilitators are listed below by training topic area with contact information and availability. These trainers embrace resilience building and trauma-informed practice in our community and can speak to a variety of sectors of our community – schools (teachers, students, parents and staff); law enforcement and judicial system; government and policy makers; faith based community; health care professionals, etc.

Masa DeLara – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: REACH Center & Community Resilience
Email: masa.delara@gmail.com;  Phone: 360.510.8697

  • available: all day Monday through Saturday

Darcie Donegan – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Faculty, Ed/ECE at Whatcom Community College
Email: ddonegan@whatcom.ctc.edu; Phone: 360.671.3129 4207

  • varied availability: contact me

Joe Fuller – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Program Specialist for Whatcom County Health Department
Email: jfuller@whatcomcounty.us; Phone: 360.778.6045

  • available daytime Monday through Friday

Heather Jefferson – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Community Resilience Research
Email: salishmdn@gmail.com; Phone: 360.815.1789 3037

  • available: all day Monday through Saturday

Vesla Kazimer – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Play and Learn
Email: veslat@gmail.com; Phone: 360.592.2269

  • available evenings Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday

Geof Morgan – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Community Resilience Research
Email: geof.morgan@communityresilienceresearch.com; Phone: 360.927.6300

  • flexible availability: call me

Stephanie Schlatter – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: RN Complex Care Coordinator at PeaceHealth
Email: srschlatter@gmail.com; Phone: 360.594.7483 1507

  • available evenings Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday

Charles Gargano – Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: PeaceHealth
Email: agargano@peacehealth.org; Phone: 360.920.5256

  • available evenings Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday

Juanita Jefferson – Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Lummi Elder, Community Activist
Email: juanitajeff@hotmail.com; Phone: 360.739.8920 2855

  • varied availability: contact me

Katrina Murphy – Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: PA-C at PeaceHealth
Email: kmurphy@peacehealth.org; Phone: 360.355.6376

  • available evenings Monday through Friday
Masa DeLara – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: REACH Center & Community Resilience
Email: masa.delara@gmail.com;  Phone: 360.510.8697

  • available: all day Monday through Saturday

Heather Jefferson – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Community Resilience Research
Email: salishmdn@gmail.com; Phone: 360.815.1789 3037

  • available: all day Monday through Saturday

Vesla Kazimer – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Play and Learn
Email: veslat@gmail.com; Phone: 360.592.2269

  • available evenings Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday

Geof Morgan – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Community Resilience Research
Email: geof.morgan@communityresilienceresearch.com; Phone: 360.927.6300

  • flexible availability: call me

Stephanie Schlatter – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: RN Complex Care Coordinator at PeaceHealth
Email: srschlatter@gmail.com; Phone: 360.594.7483 1507

  • available evenings Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday

Charles Gargano – Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: PeaceHealth
Email: agargano@peacehealth.org; Phone: 360.920.5256

  • available evenings Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday

Juanita Jefferson – Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Lummi Elder, Community Activist
Email: juanitajeff@hotmail.com; Phone: 360.739.8920 2855

  • varied availability: contact me

Katrina Murphy – Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: PA-C at PeaceHealth
Email: kmurphy@peacehealth.org; Phone: 360.355.6376

  • available evenings Monday through Friday
Emily Wilson – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
Email: youth@whatcomdrc.org; Phone: 360.676.0122

  • flexible availability: call me

Juanita Jefferson – Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Lummi Elder, Community Activist
Email: juanitajeff@hotmail.com; Phone: 360.739.8920 2855

  • varied availability: contact me
Masa DeLara – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: REACH Center & Community Resilience
Email: masa.delara@gmail.com;  Phone: 360.510.8697

  • available: all day Monday through Saturday

Darcie Donegan – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Faculty, Ed/ECE at Whatcom Community College
Email: ddonegan@whatcom.ctc.edu; Phone: 360.671.3129 4207

  • varied availability: contact me

Juanita Jefferson – Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Lummi Elder, Community Activist
Email: juanitajeff@hotmail.com; Phone: 360.739.8920 2855

  • varied availability: contact me

Katrina Murphy – Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: PA-C at PeaceHealth
Email: kmurphy@peacehealth.org; Phone: 360.355.6376

  • available evenings Monday through Friday
Darcie Donegan – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Faculty, Ed/ECE at Whatcom Community College
Email: ddonegan@whatcom.ctc.edu; Phone: 360.671.3129 4207

  • varied availability: contact me

Olivia Rutherford – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Public Health Nurse at Whatcom County Health Department
Email: orutherf@whatcomcounty.us; Phone: 360.296.3525

  • available: all day any day Monday-Sunday

Emily Wilson – Trainer or Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
Email: youth@whatcomdrc.org; Phone: 360.676.0122

  • flexible availability: call me

Juanita Jefferson – Conversation Facilitator
Affiliation: Lummi Elder, Community Activist
Email: juanitajeff@hotmail.com; Phone: 360.739.8920 2855

  • varied availability: contact me