Recorded Events

Family Care Conference: Keynote Presentation by Dr. Kris Kullgren

Dr. Kris Kullgren, Clinical Psychologist at Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, delivers her keynote presentation, “From Trauma to Resilience: Thriving (Not Just Surviving) with Your Child’s Illness.” (Video cover image credit: “yellow wildflower” cc licensed flickr photo shared by Kevin.)

Other recorded talks, panels, breakout sessions and presentations from North Star Reach’s 2020 Family Care Conference will be posted on this page in the coming weeks. Please check back soon, as we will add new videos as they are processed by our team.

Prayer & Reflection

Breakout Session by Vicky Lovell, BA and Danielle Growth

Building Your Bunch: Friends In Crisis

Breakout Session led by Mary Ann Fithian and Jeni Sobbry

Depression & Anxiety

Breakout Session by Rebecca Patrias, MD

Yoga for Relaxation & Stress Relief

Breakout Session by Aubrey Schupbach

Heart Warriors

Breakout Session led by Courtney Strohacker, MD

Supporting Transplant & Cardiology Families

Breakout Session by Melissa Cousino, PhD and Emily Fredericks, PhD

Stress Management

Breakout Session by Pastor Vicky Lovell and Danielle Groth 

The Need for Sleep

Breakout Session led by Kathy DeRue, MD, MS 

Self-Care for the Caregiver

Breakout Session by Dr. Becky Patrias, MD

Challenge by Choice

Keynote Presentation by Patrick Smith

Promoting Equity For Your Child

Breakout Session led by Shavonn Burgess, LPC

Caring for the Caregiver

Panel by Dr. Kullgren, Pastor Vicky Lovell, and Kathy Prout

The Isolation of Caring For A Chronically Ill Child

Panel with Bridget Schank, Kath Prout,
Wendy Wilson and Mary Ann Fithian

Equity in Healthcare

Panel with Matthew Denenberg, MD; Erika Newman, MD;
and Shavonn Burgess, LPC

Affecting Change in Healthcare Inequality

Presentation by Patrick T. McGann, MD, MS

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