Home Visiting Conference

We are enough

September 16-18, 2024

91  days
20 hours
Until the conference


Monday, September 16th

Opening Keynote
8am - 9am

Puppetry for Building Strong Families

Pete Sands and Navajo Highways
Morning Keynote
10am - 11am

Native American Substance Use and Mental Health

Dr. John Molina

Director, Arizona Advisory Council on Indian Health Care

Lunch Keynote
1pm - 2pm

Dad Brain: Structural and Functional Changes in New Fathers

Dr. Darby Saxbe

Professor & Director of Clinical Training
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California

Afternoon Keynote
2pm - 3pm

Building a Healthy Relationship with Your Co-Parent

Dr. Kyle Pruett

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine

Tuesday, September 17th

Opening Keynote
8am - 9am

Fun Physical Activity at Home for Strong Families

Dr. Diane Craft

Professor Emerita,
Physical Education Department SUNY Cortland

Morning Keynote
10am - 11am

The Impact of Narcissistic Conflict on Children

Dr. Kristy Lee Parkin

Adjunct Faculty, Syracuse University
Strategic Coach, Women's Opportunity Center
Court-Ordered Visitation Monitor, Angels Monitoring

Lunch Keynote
1pm - 2pm

Decoding Childhood Trauma: The Power of Data in Understanding ACEs

Dr. Martin Celaya

Chief, Bureau of Assessment and Evaluation
Division of Public Health - Prevention Services
Arizona Department of Health Services

Afternoon Keynote
2pm - 3pm

Six Pillars of Struggle Care

KC Davis

Licensed Professional Counselor,
Author, Speaker, Podcaster

3:30pm - 5pm

Skill Builder Workshop 1

Home Visitor Safety Training

Peggy Peixoto and Kristin Spevak
Arizona Department of Health Services

Skill Builder Workshop 2


Zarina Ahlstrom, MS, RDN
IBCLC, WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator, Arizona Department of Health Services

Skill Builder Workshop 3

Motivational Interviewing for Tribal Home Visitors

Kevin Simmons
(Grand Ronde / Muckleshoot) – Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon

Skill Builder Workshop 4

Establishing and Maintaining Boundaries

Natalie J. Sayer
Professional Leadership Coach, The Blair David Company

Skill Builder Workshop 5

Understanding Child Support

Christian Romo
Program Manager, Arizona Department of Economic Security

Wednesday, September 18th

Opening Keynote
8am - 9am

A History of Women-Headed Households:
Understanding More About the Families We Serve

Dr. Pamela Stewart

Historian, Educator and Consultant

Morning Keynote
10am - 11am

The Lion's Side: Transformation in Arts, Culture
& Health through Humanity-Grounded Storytelling

Dr. David Fakunle

Assistant Professor, Morgan State University
Faculty: University of Florida and Johns Hopkins University
Founder, DiscoverME/RecoverME

Lunch Keynote
1pm - 2pm

Parenting with Tradition:
Nurturing Native American Families and Culture

Holly Figueroa (Hopi / Ohkay Owingeh)

Tribal Liaison
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Afternoon Keynote
2pm - 3pm

Poetry as Self-Care and Community Care

Dr. Rosemarie Dombrowski

City of Phoenix Poet Laureate
Professor, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts
Arizona State University