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 click here.

Name of Trainer(s) 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 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 Website Visit WebsiteSend Email Send Email
Barb Iversen, M.C., N.C.C. Self-Employed Consultant 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 Send Email
Betty Schoen, M.A., C.R.C. DES/Rehabilitation Services Administration 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 Website Visit WebsiteSend Email Send Email
Bobbi Sudberry, Co-founder Kaity’s Way/Executive Director, Author Kaity's Way Healthy Relationships/Teen Dating Violence Presentations 45-90 mins "In Their Shoes" Activity, puts people in the shoes of teen victims of dating violence 60 mins. Kaity's Way "In Their Shoes" Workshop 90 mins - 2hrs $250 Visit Website Visit Website
Colin Dooner Touchstone Health Services 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 Website Visit WebsiteSend Email Send Email
Dania Garcia & Kristin Stookey Arizona Family Health Partnership See PDF for description of training See PDF for cost Download DownloadSend Email Send Email
Dorothy Goodman Women Fulfilling Purpose, Inc Youth and Corporate Leadership. Training and Development. Certified John Maxwell Team Member   Email for Cost Visit Website Visit WebsiteSend Email Send Email
Dr. Vinny L. Chulani Phoenix Children's Hospital Section of Adolescent Medicine Lectures and workshop on various topics relevant to Adolescent Health Email for Cost Visit Website Visit WebsiteSend Email Send Email
Erica Chavez Touchstone Health Services 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 Website Visit WebsiteSend Email Send Email
Kathy Donner Arizona Division of Problem Gambling 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 Website Visit WebsiteSend Email Send Email
Ms. Marisha Dixon, M.A. Educational Leadership Feel, Write & Heal is an interactive mindfulness and expressive writing experience that employs both Focused Attention and Open Monitoring meditation approaches to help participants understand the benefits of various mindfulness styles and how to incorporate mindfulness and expressive writing into their self-care routines as a means to improve how they relate to others, promote creativity, focus, mental well-being, compassion, active listening, flexible thinking, and a better ability to cope with depression, anxiety and stress – or situations that tend to lead to these unhealthy outcomes. BE MNDFL (like Be Mindful) is multi-sensory experience helps participants reduce stress naturally, focus on their mind and bodily sensations in the moment and offers practitioners several, simple "SOULutions" to add to their self-care routines at any time. Cost of the experience(s) varies by training type (one-time workshop, 8-week program, etc.), length of sessions, location/travel expenses and group size. A proposal with fees will be provided following receipt of workshop request and completed inquiry call. Visit Website Visit Website
The Education Department Team Planned Parenthood Arizona
  • 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 Website Visit WebsiteSend Email Send Email