National Presentations and Trainings

 
Writing from the Heart: Methods for Therapeutic Poetry
with At-Risk Youth and Others

Presentations and Trainings by Pongo Staff

Pongo is hoping to do more good in the world by encouraging, training, and supporting Pongo-inspired writing projects around the country. Toward that end, Richard Gold, Pongo's founder, and Shaun McMichael, Pongo's Program Manager, are giving presentations and trainings. To inquire about upcoming presentations, or to arrange for Pongo Staff to visit your city, university, conference, or agency, please contact us:

programmanager@pongoteenwriting.org or richard@pongoteenwriting.org

[NOTE: AS THE WORLD HAS CHANGED IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 CRISIS. WE ARE NOW OFFERING ONLINE TRAININGS. PLEASE WRITE TO programmanager@pongoteenwriting.org FOR MORE INFORMATION.]

Here is information that describes...
SCENARIO for a visit to your city  
OBJECTIVES of a Pongo presentation/training  
AUDIENCES served by a Pongo presentation/training  
BACKGROUND on Pongo and Richard

Examples of National Presentations and Trainings:

  • Los Angeles (UCLA conference on" Creativity and the Arts in Healing")
  • Portland, OR (National Center for Victims of Crime, national training institute)
  • San Diego (Restorative Retelling After Violent Death conference)
  • Berkeley (Seneca Family of Agencies)
  • Atlanta (Imagine Hope)
  • Los Angeles (Learn4Life)
  • Asheville, NC (Journal Conference 2016)
  • Los Angeles (Assoc. of Writers and Writing Programs)
  • San Diego (Social Advocates for Youth, San Diego)
  • Oakland (West Oakland Middle School)
  • New Orleans (Tulane University School of Social Work)
  • Washington DC (Free Minds Book Club, DC Jail)
  • Ann Arbor (Prison Creative Arts Project, University of Michigan)
  • Minneapolis (Assoc. of Writers and Writing Programs)
  • Berkeley (Alta Bates Summit Med. Ctr.)
  • San Diego (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry conf.)
  • Seattle (Creative Techniques in Traumatic Grief Therapy conf.)
  • Portland, ME (Positive Youth Development Institute)

 

 

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