Speaking Topics

Speaking Engagements & WorkshopsDanielle Matthew, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the author of The Empowered Child, helps adolescents and teens who are in pain due to issues such as bullying, anxiety, severe stress, low self-esteem, or depression. Danielle provides tailored presentations and workshops to educators, students and families. She provides interactive media and leading discussions, which teach practical tools to address the bullying epidemic and other common emotional issues experienced by students.

Provided below, are a list of Danielle's popular speaking topics and areas that she provides training and consulting.

UNDERSTANDING BULLYING

Learn to identify the bullying risk factors and signs, including details on the four most common types of bullying, and how parents, schools, and others who work with children and teens can respond to bullying.

STUDENT ANXIETY & DEPRESSION

There are many things that can cause school-age anxiety including friendship drama, hardships at home, bullying and struggling grades. Learn the signs of student anxiety and depression, and how to use empathy, empowerment and engagement to increase a student's self-esteem and reduce his or her anxiety.

USING THE THREE E’S TO DISCUSS BULLYING

Learn practical techniques to use Empathy with a child who has been bullied, discover how Empowerment can help provide a child the support he needs to address bullying, and build strategies for guiding parents, teachers and children, using Engagement in the safety planning process.

SOCIAL STRESS WITH CYBER LIFE

According to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, it’s illegal for social websites and apps to allow children under age 13 to open an online account without verifiable parental consent.  Despite that; however, surveys indicate that the majority of 10 to 12-year olds use social media.

Discover the social networks that many students use, what parents should do to help keep their kids safe and how to address cyberbullying.

POST BULLYING TACTICS

Learn skills for safety planning for children who have been bullied, how to identify the appropriate school setting after bullying has occurred, and how to create a treatment plan for children to recover from bullying.