Trainers

This page hosts the directory of trainers specializing in topics related to adolescent health and well-being. These professionals are available to assist you in your professional development needs, and can be contacted to set-up training opportunities. If you would like to add a resource to the Collective Resource Hub, or be added to our partner directory, please use the “Add A Resource” link in the menu bar.

Name(s) of Trainer Organization Focus Area Trainings Offered Cost Links
Adrienne Z. Udarbe, MS, RDN, Jaclyn Chamberlain, MPH, RDN, CSP, Kathleen Carlson, MsCA, RDN, & Cynthia Melde, MS Pinnacle Prevention Nutrition & Physical Activity, Youth Development Customized training and consultation tailored to the unique needs of the organization and population, Intuitive Eating, Eating Competence, Helping Without Harming to Support Youth Wellbeing Varies by training type, length, and location, Tiered Fees Available Visit WebsiteSend Email
Barb Iversen, M.C., N.C.C. Self-Employed Consultant Behavioral Health, Bullying, Communication, Early Brain and Childhood Development, Healthy Relationships, Parents, Caregivers, & Other Caring Adults, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), Social & Emotional Wellness, Teen Pregnancy, Youth Development Adolescent Brain Development, Adolescent Development (Physical, Social, Emotional, Cognitive…), Understanding Early Adolescents (10 – 14 year-olds), Helping Teens Make Healthy Decisions, Healthy Relationships for Teens, Youth/Teens: Promoting Emotional Regulation, Adult-Adolescent Communication, Helping Parents Communicate with their Teens, Talking with Teens about Sex, Mental Health Issues in the Teen Years, Youth/Teens: Understanding the Impact of Stress & Trauma, Helping Youth/Teens Cope with Their Parent's Divorce and/or Remarriage, Understanding Bullying in the Context of Adolescent Development, Understanding Social Media in the Context of Adolescent Development Trainer will send a proposal with fee upon receipt of a training inquiry/request. The fee depends on the length of the training, the number of participants, and if custom content is requested. Travel expenses may be included in the fee. For estimating purposes, costs are approximately $150 per hour. Send Email
Betty Schoen, M.A., C.R.C. DES/Rehabilitation Services Administration Education, Rehabilitation Services, Social & Emotional Wellness, Youth Development Vocational Rehabilitation “101”, can also do other presentations about career exploration activities, Pre-Employment Transition Services (a new service offered at no cost to students with disabilities aged 14 to 22); willing to tailor presentation to audience/need Free Visit WebsiteSend Email
Colin Dooner Touchstone Health Services Adolescent Health Initiatives, Behavioral Health, Bullying, Child Safety & Injury Prevention, Depression, Eating Disorders, Human & Social Services, LGBTQ/GSM Services, Social & Emotional Wellness, Suicide, Tobacco, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse, Violence Prevention, Youth Development Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a training for adults who interact with youth on a daily basis. YMHFA incorporates fundamental information on youth mental health disorders and adolescent development, while also teaching participants a skill set to support youth in a mental health crisis or non-crisis situations. Email for Cost Visit WebsiteSend Email
Dania Garcia & Kristin Stookey Arizona Family Health Partnership Adolescent Health Initiatives, Communication, Education, Healthy Relationships, Human & Social Services, Human Trafficking, Reproductive Health, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), Teen Pregnancy, Training See PDF for description of training See PDF for cost DownloadSend Email
Dorothy Goodman Women Fulfilling Purpose, Inc Leadership & Civic Engagement, Training, Youth Development Youth and Corporate Leadership. Training and Development. Certified John Maxwell Team Member   Email for Cost Visit WebsiteSend Email
Dr. Vinny L. Chulani Phoenix Children's Hospital Section of Adolescent Medicine Adolescent Health Initiatives, Eating Disorders, Healthy Relationships, LGBTQ/GSM Services, Reproductive Health, Youth Development Lectures and workshop on various topics relevant to Adolescent Health Email for Cost Visit WebsiteSend Email
Erica Chavez Touchstone Health Services Adolescent Health Initiatives, Behavioral Health, Social & Emotional Wellness, Suicide Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a training for adults who interact with youth on a daily basis. YMHFA incorporates fundamental information on youth mental health disorders and adolescent development, while also teaching participants a skill set to support youth in a mental health crisis or non-crisis situations. Email for Cost Visit WebsiteSend Email
Kathy Donner Arizona Division of Problem Gambling Behavioral Health, Parents, Caregivers, & Other Caring Adults, Social & Emotional Wellness, Training We are a state agency.  We offer various trainings on problem gambling and youth as well as many other topics and populations.  We are open to providing training or presentations to any groups who are interested. The training we provide is a general 101 training for general information. Free Visit WebsiteSend Email
The Education Department Team Planned Parenthood Arizona Adolescent Health Initiatives, Education, Healthy Relationships, HIV/AIDS, Human & Social Services, Human Trafficking, Learning Institutions, Parents, Caregivers, & Other Caring Adults, Reproductive Health, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), Teen Pregnancy, Youth Development
  • Birth Control methods
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • How to have respectful, meaningful, safe and rewarding relationships (boundaries, conflict resolution) and what these look like
  • How to discuss whether and when to engage in sexual contact (saying no-verbally or with body language, understanding no and respecting no) and what this looks like
  • How to be an “askable” adult (how to give a scientifically accurate and values neutral answer to a question about sexual and reproductive health)- Designed for anyone a youth may consider a ‘trusted adult’
  • Fostering safe, healthy and honest discussion about all of the above between parents/guardians and their young people
  • Improve personal comfort, confidence, and competency when discussing sexuality and sexual health with clients, family or friends
  • Build school or agency capacity to effectively facilitate sexuality education curricula
  • In home discussions about sexual and reproductive health (1-2 hours) for groups of 8 or more
Parent workshops are free. Presentations are $70-$90. Please contact us For more information. Visit WebsiteSend Email