Virtual Workshops via Zoom   



Wendi McMullen 
Rainbow Days, Inc. 

Join us for our

Virtual Summer Symposium 2020

Rainbow Days Training is pleased to announce our 3rd Annual Summer Symposium, this year in a virtual format. Join us every Tuesday morning, from 9am-12pm, and Thursday afternoon, from 1pm-4pm, during the month of July as we learn more about important topics facing our communities today!

Cost: $35 per workshop. You will receive 3 CEs for each completed workshop. Full attendance is required. We are unable to provide partial workshop credit.


  • YOU MAY ONLY REGISTER ONCE. So please select all of the workshops you wish to attend the first time before completing the registration process.
  • Read through the complete list of workshop offerings and choose the workshops you would like to attend. Please be sure and check your calendar availability for each date and time. 
  • Once your workshop selection is complete, click "submit." Please note that once you click "submit" you are no longer able to make changes to your workshop selections. 
  • Upon submission, you will be asked to select your payment option. Once you pay you are REGISTERED! You will receive an email to confirm your registration. This email will NOT contain specific workshop information, so mark your calendar prior to paying. 
  • THE DAY PRIOR to each scheduled workshop, you will receive an email with the Zoom login information and any necessary handouts. 
  • When the workshop is completed and attendance is verified, you will receive an email with a link to the evaluation. 
  • Once the evaluation is completed and submitted, you will receive your 3 hour CE certificate within two weeks. 

Please visit our website here for details regarding each workshop and see below for workshop speakers, titles, dates & times:

Practical Science: The Compassionate Schools & Communities Movements  

 Tuesday, July 7th 9am-12pm - Karen Williams

Emotions Get the Best of Us! 

Thursday, July 9th 1pm-4pm - Krystal Skaggs

Microaggression: Bridging the Gap Between Naivety & Awareness      

 Tuesday, July 14th 9am-12pm - Darius Campinha-Bacote 

How to Have a Positive Influence on Your Students That Lasts for Years 

 Thursday, July 16th 1pm-4pm - Kathleen Nelson-Simley

LGBTQQIAA2-S: Deconstructing Sexual Orientation & Gender

 Tuesday, July 21st - 9am-12pm - Darius Campinha-Bacote

Prevention Tips for a Lifetime 

 Thursday, July 23rd 1pm - 4pm - Elizabeth Didlake

Community Mobilization & Engagement 

 Tuesday, July 28th - 9am - 12pm - Michaela Flores

Building Support for Low-Risk Choices: Tips for

Talking with Teens & Young Adults 

 Thursday, July 30th - 1pm-4pm - Elizabeth Didlake


About our Speakers:

Dr. Darius Campinha-Bacote (Dr. C), Ph.D is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who received both his Master’s and Doctorate of Psychology at the School of Professional Psychology located in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. C completed a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center where he co-facilitated groups, conducted assessments, and provided individual therapy to residents who were currently detained. Currently Dr. C is a functional family therapist and program supervisor for Dallas County’s Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Program and has a private practice located in Fort Worth, Texas where he focuses on individual, couples, and family therapy.

Elizabeth Didlake, MA, CLC has devoted over 25 years to helping clients facing a variety of struggles. She began her career in the substance use prevention and education field, then transitioned to supporting those who were impacted by other mental health issues through psycho-educational work in counseling agencies and schools. She now specializes in coaching clients of all ages through conflicts like separation/ divorce and addiction. Elizabeth is a certified mediator as well as a certified life coach. She holds instructor certificates in the Prime for Life risk-reduction program and Mindful-based Stress Reduction for Teens, and she is certified in Peer Recovery Coaching and Youth Mental Health First Aid.  

Michaela Flores, CPS is a Certified Prevention Specialist and has served the prevention field since 2013.  She is the Youth Programs Director for the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation in Corpus Christi. Michaela holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. Along overseeing a YPU and YPI program, Michaela is also versed in coalition work managing one CCP program. Michaela has trained for the State on Ethics, SAPST, Substantiality, and individually created Facilitation, Classroom Management, Involving Rural Counties in Prevention Initiatives, Alternative Activities, Communication, and various ATOD focused presentations.  

Kathleen Nelson-Simley, President of KNS Learning Solutionshas worked in the field of substance use prevention for over 34 years. Her experience in training teachers and youth workers in effective teaching methods and prevention strategies earned her the position of National Director of Training at Tanglewood Research. During her 17 years at Tanglewood, Kathleen trained and coached thousands of educators, prevention specialists and youth workers nationwide in All Stars – a series of prevention curricula for students in grades 4-12. In October 2015, she began her own training, coaching and consulting business – KNS Learning Solutions. Kathleen is the sole licensed trainer for All Stars. She has also expanded her training, coaching and consulting repertoire and, today, offers professional development opportunities in classroom behavior management strategies, group/classroom facilitation skills and parent and community engagement – just to name a few. Kathleen also authors a weekly blog that reaches over 4,000 readers around the world and is host to webinars featuring national experts on topics that positively impact youth.

Krystal Skaggs, M.Ed., LPC-I is a graduate of Texas A&M, Commerce and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Masters in Counseling. She has 23 years of experience working in education, 15 of which have been as a school counselor and 3 as a behavior specialist at the district alternative educational placement facility. Krystal is currently pursuing a doctorate in education. She has worked in a variety of settings in her professional career giving her a unique insight into the needs of students and the obstacles they face in school and in life.

Karen Williams, M.S.S.W.is a Youth Development Consultant and Trainer in private practice. Karen is not a scientist, but she explains neuroscience in ways that are easy to learn and put into practice in real life. 





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