Join our discussion about helping parents stay sane in Shelter-in-Place during the COVID19 crisis!
Robbyn Peters Bennett moderates a discussion with Dr. Bruce Perry and positive parenting advocates Trina Greene Brown, Amy Bryant and Leslie Hillenbrand to talk about neuro-developmentally informed ways to cope, to connect, and to help our children, each other and our community.
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TRINA GREENE BROWN, Parenting for Liberation, California
Trina, named the 2017 Black Feminist Rising by Black Women’s Blueprint and an Inspirational Parent in 2018 by CADRE, is the creator of Parenting for Liberation with podcasts that connect, inspire, and uplift black parents. An activist and mother of two, she is also an author of PARENTING FOR LIBERATION: A Guide for Raising Black Children, June 2020, Feminist Press https://www.feministpress.org/books-n-z/parenting-for-liberation
LESLIE ARREOLA-HILLENBRAND, Latinx Parenting, California, @arenting/
Leslie, is a first generation Chicana mother to three biracial children. She is the co-founder of Latinx Parenting, a bilingual organization rooted in social justice for Latinx families and children’s rights, the ongoing practice of nonviolence towards ourselves and others, self-reflection and connection, and community wellness for every generation.
AMY BRYANT, EdS, LPC WildChild Counseling & Parenting Beyond Punishment Atlanta, Georgia
Amy is founder of WildChild Counseling. Her holistic training is rooted in neuroscience, social science, trauma recovery, and development across the lifespan. She is also co-founder of Parenting Beyond Punishment an online resource that is a holistic and collaborative approach to raising children and nurturing relationships. It encourages parents to choose non-punitive, neurodevelopmentally appropriate responses aligned with each child’s cognitive, developmental, emotional, social and sensory needs.
ROBBYN PETERS BENNETT, CMHS, LPC Early Childhood Trauma Specialist, Portland, Oregon https://robbynpetersbennett.org
Robbyn is founder of StopSpanking.org an online resource for ending violence against children and promoting neurodevelopmentally informed parenting resources. She serves on the board of directors for The US Alliance to End the Hitting of Children.
BRUCE PERRY, PhD, MD, The ChildTrauma Academy https://www.neurosequential.com/covid-19-resources
Dr. PERRY is the Senior Fellow of The ChildTrauma Academy, a not-for-profit organization based in Houston, TX and adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago.
His experience as a clinician and a researcher with traumatized children has led many community and governmental agencies to consult Dr. Perry following high-profile incidents involving traumatized children including the Columbine school shootings 1999 and the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings 2012. Dr. Perry is the author of over 500 journal articles, book chapters and scientific proceedings and is the recipient of numerous professional awards and honors, including the T. Berry Brazelton Infant Mental Health Advocacy Award, the Award for Leadership in Public Child Welfare and the Alberta Centennial Medal.