Trainings & Keynotes

I provide training designed to assist agencies, educators, health providers and institutions in creating liberating environments and services for the following populations: 

  • Transgender, genderqueer and  non-binary youth, young adults and elders.
  • LGBQQIA individuals and communities.
  • Sexual and domestic violence survivors.
  • Hate/bias crime survivors and their families.

Keynotes and Speaking Engagements:

I am available for keynotes, speaking engagements and panel participation.  I speak on a variety of subjects, including the creation and contents of my children’s book , “Meet Polkadot.”  Please contact me directly to discuss fees and scheduling.


  • Trainings are $250/hr. This includes tailoring of the training to trainees specific needs.
  • For trainings outside of the Olympia/Tumwater/Lacey area, travel arrangements and lodging must be paid as well.
  • Keynote fees to be negotiated upon request.
  • Curriculum development and licensing for independent use to be negotiated upon contract.

A few of the Agencies/Institutions that I have trained or provided professional consultation to, include:

  • Valley Cities Behavioral Health
  • The Washington State Health Care Authority
  • Washington State Juvenile Rehabilitation
  • Comprehensive Mental Health, Tacoma, Wa.
  • Olympia High school, Olympia, Wa.
  • Avanti High School, Olympia, Wa.
  • Lincoln Options Elementary School, Olympia, Wa.
  • The Washington State Center for the Performing Arts
  • The Evergreen State College:  Health Care Team, Student Medical Assistants, Counseling Staff, Residential Life and DIning Staff, Faculty, First Peoples Advising Services, Academic Advising, Student Affairs, Student Athletes and Athletic Staff, Police Department
  • The Crisis Clinic of Thurston County
  • Safeplace; Domestic and Sexual Violence Service Agency of Thurston County
  • The Masters in Teaching Program at TESC
  • South Puget Sound Community College
  • The University of Washington
  • Gender Odyssey
  • Hilltop School: Seattle, Wa.
  • St. Martin’s University
  • Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning (CIEL)
  • Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs: annual conference
  • DVSASS of The San Juan Islands
  • Camp Victory, Wa.


Leave a Comment