Our Schedule

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Washington DC-    January 17, 2018
OVW (Office on Violence Against Women)
New Grantees Meeting
Moments:  We felt so inspired by the legal representation for victims.  We also really enjoyed meeting with Circa Media!

New York, NY-  January 25-  February 4, 2018
New York City Police Department
Certified FETI
Moments:  NYPD is an inspiration and amazing organization! They are really leading the nation in Trauma Informed Response using FETI!

Tempe,  AZ- February 21, 2018
Neuroscience and FETI
Moments: It is always nice to be presenting at home!  <3

Phoenix, AZ-  March 1-2 2018
Trauma to Transcendence Conference
FETI for both victims and suspects
Moments:  What an honor to present with so many amazing and inspiring people!  WOWZA the line-up was amazing!

Lubbock, TX-  March 5, 2018
Human Sex Trafficking
Moments:  What an amazing grassroots movement mobilizing to help victims of sex trafficking!  So humbled to be a small part of it.

Hanover, NH-  March 19-23, 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:  Myra Ferechil was pre-certified in FETI and found the training process to be amazing!!  Her goal is FETI 75 people this year.
Chief Dennis is really great to making so much change!

Wayne, NE- March 29, 2018
FETI and Neurobiology of Trauma
Moments:  Great Midwest hospitality!  They are doing great work!

Chicago IL-  April 3, 2018
End Violence Against Women International Conference
Moments:  Myra and Russ piloted a presentation on pornography and intimate partner violence.  The room was jam packed!  What an amazing process!

Colorado Springs- April 9 2018
Sexual Violence Culture Change
Moments:  What a beautiful day in Colorado Springs!
The audience was so enthusiastic!

Brighton CO- April 10-13 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:  There were amazing and inspiring professionals from across the state and beyond.   Brighton Police Department is working so hard!

Dallas, TX-   April 16-17 2018
Crime Against Women Conference
Take out the Drama, bring in the Trauma
Serving Native Community
Moments: Russ co-presented with two amazing and brilliant colleagues!

Norfolk, VA- April 18, 2018
Virginia Prosecutor Spring Conference
Investigating Recantations
Marital Sexual Assault
Moments:  Hundreds of legal professionals interested in learning about
Trauma Informed Response and Care- So fun!

Huntsville, AL- April 23 2018
Sexual Violence Culture Change
The auditorium was stunning and a real pleasure to present in, plus the audience was so engaged and interesting!

Sunset Hills, MO-  May 1- May 3 2018
MOPS Spring Conference
Moments:  It is always a pleasure to be included in this conference.
PLUS:  we went “Axe Tossing”!

New York, NY- May 6-12, 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:  It feels good to know that we are making such a
difference in New York!

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia- May 13-16, 2018
United States State Department
Trauma Informed Response and Care
Moments:  Was lucky enough to visit the local rape shelter.   It was so inspiring and beautiful!  What an amazing group of folks!

Springfield, IL- May 18, 2018
Illinois Family Coordinating Council
Moments:  This audience was so compelling and doing amazing things!

Indianapolis, IN-May 22, 2018
Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault
Moments:  Wonderful group of dedicated professionals!

New York, New York- May 25-June 2, 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:  The interview portion of this training was amazing.
What a great group!

New York, New York- June 5-9, 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:  New York is such a complex and dynamic community.  We are so lucky to partner with such an amazing department.

Boise, Idaho- June 7-8, 2018
Idaho Council on DV
Moments:  It was interesting talking to the local members of the tribal communities in Idaho.  They are doing good work.

Columbus, OH- June 11- June 16 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:  Such hard work and dedication towards understanding!  They really seek to excel and become the best Certified FETI practitioners!

Keizer, OR-  June 18-23 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:  There was a very diverse audience of advocates, detectives and prosecutors-  It felt good to impact the entire system from point of entry to prosecution.

Phoenix, AZ- June 27, 2018
Arizona Alliance of Community Health
Moments:  It felt good to talk about Trauma Informed Response and Care in our community.  We are very passionate about service providers offering the most cutting edge of care possible.

Phoenix, AZ- June 28, 2018
Moments: Myra Ferechil became Myra Strand
“Strand Squared= a husband/wife training/consultation duo”

Orlando, FL- July 1, 2018
IAELAE Conference
Moments:  What an amazing and diverse group of professionals representing Campus and College safety!

Fort Polk, LA- July 17, 2018
Sexual Violence Culture Change
Moments:   Russell just loves working with the Military.  They really are so full of inspiration and are doing amazing work.

Quebec, Canada- July 21 2018
FBI Academy
Moments:   What a beautiful city and the professionals in that room asked amazing questions.

Governor Greg Abbott’s Child Sex Trafficking Team
SHIFT LLC to Texas to train the child advocacy centers and forensic teams!
July 23: Houston, TX
July 24: Austin, TX
July 25: San Antonio, TX
July 26: Dallas, TX
July 27: Fort Worth, TX
Moments:  This was one of the most inspiring trips!  We took a rental car from city to city and got to see so much of Texas.  What a beautiful state and the people where so kind!   Plus to see so many people come out to better tackle human trafficking!  WOWZA!!  Can’t wait to go back to Texas!

Longbeach, CA- August 2, 2018
California State University

Certified FETI
Moment:  Cal-State professionals were awesome!
AND that venue was amazing!

New York, New York- August 7, 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:  The questions in this room sure did inspire new ideas!

Warren, Ohio- August 9, 2018
Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence
Sexual Violence in the Military
Moments:  We spoke on the importance of civilians and militaries working together and coordinating efforts for victims.

New York, New York-  August 14-18, 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:   One of the more interesting training opportunities yet!  We sure do enjoy working with New York!

Moscow, Idaho- August 28, 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:  We were lucky enough to connect with a dear friend.

Fort Benning, GA- September 5, 2018
Sexual Assault Culture Change – Building a World that Doesn’t Exist
Fort Benning Family Advocacy Program
Moments:   Working with the Military is so inspiring and grounding!

Des Moines, IA -September 11, 2018
Sexual Assault Culture Change
Facilitating the Male Trauma Experience
Victim Justice Symposium
Moments:  We piloted some new material-  it really helped us to hone in some complicated ideas!

Albany, New York- September 12, 2018
Trauma Informed Response and Care
Moments:   We were really inspired by this group!  What an amazing group of people who are working hard to ensure the voices of people with disabilities and serious mental health issues.

Dearborn, MI- September 18, 2018
Certified FETI
Moments:  Wowza!  What a great group of professionals!

Santa Fe, NM- Sept. 20, 2018
Four Corners Conference
Moments:  This conference was a beautiful training venue called Buffalo Thunder.  We had the honor of working with the amazing four corner tribal community.

Phoenix, AZ- Sept. 24, 2018
Address Confidentiality Conference
Trauma Informed Response and Care
Moments:  What an honor to kick off this very important conference!  Protecting the safety of victims fleeing domestic violence around the nation!

Tubac, AZ-  Sept, 25, 2018
Farm Workers Conference
Trauma Informed Response and Care
Moments:  This keynote really spoke to our hearts.   The farm workers coalition serves some of the nations most vulnerable  and important populations.  We were honored to spend time with them.

Orlando, FL-  Oct. 2-4, 2018
Certified FETI retreat
Moments: Russell and Myra had a great time working with the Certified FETI team- there are amazing things on the horizon!

Orlando,  FL- Oct. 7- Oct. 10 2018
International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference
Moments:  We talked to hundreds of amazing professionals from across the country!  Certified FETI is on fire!

Abington, PA- October 11-12, 2018
Abington Jefferson Hospital
Moments:  What an amazing group of people!  We were so inspired!

San Diego, CA- October 16, 2018
Certified FETI
Shared Hope Conference
Moments:  We really enjoy the members of the human trafficking community!  There are so many amazing survivors who inform the practice!

New York, NY-  October 19-27, 2018
NYPD Certified FETI
Moments: NY is becoming a second home!

Keystone, CO-  Oct. 28, 2018
COVA Conference
Moments:  Myra and Russ had so much fun with Anne Munch and all of the cutting edge Colorado professionals!  We even won the halloween costume contest dressed as Jack and Sally!!

Overland Park, KS- Nov. 12-13
Certified FETI
Moments:  What a wonderful and cute little community!

Valhalla, New York- Nov. 15, 2018
Trauma Informed Response and Care
Moments:  Not only was it an amazing training with a great group of people,  the snow was so beautiful!  We also enjoyed training in the girl scout camp!

Lansing, MI-Nov. 26, 2018
Criminal Justice Panel to discuss the Larry Nassar case
Moments: This was an amazing opportunity!  Russell participated on a panel with Angela and Andrea (the investigator and prosecutor) who worked the Larry Nassar Case!  You can find the video of the panel on our facebook page.

San Diego, CA-  Dec. 3-7 2018
Certified FETI

 Phoenix, AZ-  Dec. 10-14 2018
Certified FETI


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 New York, NY- Jan. 7-11 2019
Certified FETI

Wichita, KS-  Jan 28- Feb 1 2019
Certified FETI

Missouri-  Feb. 27, 28, 2019
Trauma Informed Response and Care
Certified FETI

Richmond, VA,  March 7, 2019
Trauma Informed Response and Care

Seymour Johnson Base, NC-  March 19, 2019
Adult Male Sexual Assault
Slut Shaming and Rape Culture
Trauma Informed Response and Care
Certified FETI

Shawnee, KS-  March 25-29 2019
Certified FETI

Fort Bliss, TX-  April 2 2019
Building a World That Doesn’t Exist

Fort Sam, TX- April 3 2019
Understanding Sex Offenders-The Hunter & The Hunted
Sexual Assault Culture Change-Building a World That Doesn’t Exist
Online Turn On, Off-Line-Injustice

PENDING: Greenville University, –  April 4-5 2019
Trauma Informed Response and Care

Dallas, TX-  April 6-12, 2019 
Conference on Crimes Against Women

PENDING: Pendleton, OR- April 16, 2019
Certified FETI

San Diego, CA- April 22-24th 2019
End Violence Against Women Conference
Porn and Intimate Partner Violence

Marion, IL- April 25, 2019
Downstate Child Abuse Conference

PENDING: Sioux Falls, SD- May 7, 2019
Trauma Informed Response and Care

Dallas, TX- August 12-15 2019
Dallas Children’s Conference