Resilience in Action: Tools for Overcoming Adversity - Part 3

9-11 am
11:15 – 12:15pm
 12:30 – 1:30 pm
1:45 – 2:45 pm
3-4 pm
4-4:30 pm
 4:30- 5:00 pm

Understanding Identity – Dr Allison Jackson

Community Resilience – Jennifer Kell, LCSW and Heather Pate RPRS

Networking Lunch

Music and the Brain- Dr Nina Beaman

No Safe Place: The Intersection of Eating Disorders and Trauma – Lacey Vogel, MA, LMHC

Q&A with Dr. Jackson

Belly Dancing

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Resilience in Action: Tools for Overcoming Adversity - Part 3


Dr. Allison Jackson

Understanding Identity

Dr. Jackson aims to bring trauma-and-resilience-informed practices to professionals who serve at-promise youth, families, and adults in their communities. She lives out her mission by providing educational opportunities directly to community members as well as to people in the direct care and leadership levels of an organization.

Dr. Jackson grew up in Richmond, VA. She is a person of lived experience from whom we can learn valuable lessons about life and resiliency. As a professional, she has provided leadership development services via behavioral health, education, child welfare, and criminal justice systems for more than 20 years.

Heather Pate, RPRS

Community Resilience

Heather is a Registered Peer Specialist with lived experience of trauma throughout childhood and into adulthood.  She co-founded Robin’s Hope and serves as the Chair of the Board.  Heather is a certified trainer for peer specialists and enjoys using her experience to help others heal.

Jennifer Kell, LCSW

Community Resilience

Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 20 years of experience providing direct services to those impacted by trauma.  She is co-founder of Robin’s Hope and serves as the Executive Director. 

Dr. Nina Beaman

Music and the Brain

Nina is Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences at Aspen University.  She is active in promoting health education and serves on the Board at Robin’s Hope.  She has spoken internationally on the importance of trauma-informed care.  She enjoys spending time with her family and staying active in her community.

Lacey Vogel, MA, LMHC

No Safe Place:  The Intersection of Eating Disorders and Trauma

Lacey Vogel, LMHC, is Team Leader at The Renfrew Center of Boston where she oversees the Trauma Track. She joined the Boston team in 2017 as a Primary Therapist and was promoted to the Team Leader role in 2019. Ms. Vogel received her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, and her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine. She has extensive experience treating athletes with eating disorders and has a special interest in working with patients with trauma histories. Prior to joining Renfrew, she worked at an adolescent day treatment program for those diagnosed with major mental illness. She also has a background working with all genders and ages with eating disorders at the residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care.