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Patricia Fennell is frequently invited to lecture at research, clinical and patient meetings, trainings, and conferences in the United States, Canada and Europe.

For more information about scheduling Patricia to speak to your group or organization, please contact us.

Please see Patricia's CV for a full list of previous speaking engagements.




Upcoming Events

The Abundant Energy Summit
August 24-31, 2015
  • Are you tired of being tired?
  • Trying to overcome a crisis of fatique?
  • Or want to supercharge your energy?
  • 1in 5 people suffer from chronic fatigue at some point in their lives
    Online | Free




    Past Events

    The Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement Project: 2nd Global Meeting
    July 11-13, 2015
    Never Waste a Good Crisis: Bearing Witness to Others – While Healing Ourselves
    Mansfield College, Oxford, England
    Presenters:  Patricia Fennell, Ann Fantauzzi, Sara Rieder-Bennett, Kelly Bertrand

    "Reintegrative Care: Applying Fennell's Four Phase Chronic Condition Care Management System to Achieve Desireable Outcomes"
    May 13, 2015
    New York State Care Management Coalition
    Albany, N.Y.

    "The Four Phase Approach: Bolstering Your Coping Strategies"
    Scleroderma Foundation – Tri-State Support Group Leaders Conference
    May 2, 2015
    Albany, NY

    "The Four Phase Approach: Bolstering Your Coping Strategies"
    Scleroderma Foundation – Tri-State Support Group Leaders Conference
    May 2, 2015
    Albany, NY

    Mental Health Services Senior Staff Training — Part II
    Monday, April 6, 2015
    Managing Comprehensive Care: Integrating Fennell’s Four Phase Model™ to Achieve Desirable Outcomes
    with Jon Rice, Program Specialist 2, NYS OMH
    New York State Office of Mental Health/Video Conference, New York State

    Medicine-Pediatrics Program Directors Association National Meeting
    March 24-25, 2015
    Resident Training: Shifting our focus From Acute to Chronic Care
    Orlando, FL
    Patricia Fennell, Namita Sachdev
    Abstract

    10th Global Conference, Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children
    March 22-24, 2015
    The Kings and Queens of Kagoma Gate: Children Making Their Moves Out of Poverty
    Lisbon, Portugal
    Presenters:  Ann Fantuazzi, Marisa van der Merwe, Patricia Fennell, Gary Kasparov
    Presentation Abstract

    Mental Health Services Senior Staff Training — Part I
    Monday, March 2, 2015
    Managing Comprehensive Care: Integrating Fennell’s Four Phase Model™ to Achieve Desirable Outcomes
    with Jon Rice, Program Specialist 2, NYS OMH
    New York State Office of Mental Health/Video Conference, New York State

    Children’s Mental Health Services Staff Development Training Forum
    Integrating Mental Health: A Whole Health Approach for Children, Youth and Families
    Workshop D-4: Managing Comprehensive Care: Applying Fennell’s Four Phase Specialized Chronic Syndrome Care Management System to Achieve Desirable Outcomes
    with Jon Rice, Program Specialist 2, NYS OMH
    Handout
    New York State Office of Mental Health/ New York State Coalition For Children's Mental Health Services
    534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs NY 12866
    Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    11th Annual PsychoOncology Symposium: Evidence-Based Improvisation
    November 14, 2014
    Swedish Education and Conference Center
    Swedish Cherry Hill
    500 17th Ave
    Seattle, Washington 98122
    Patricia Fennell: The Five Capacities for Improvisation: Creative Strategies for Coping with Trauma and Loss

    WMHT-TV, Albany, NY
    Health Link - Chronic Pain Management
    July 17, 2014, 7:30pm

    WMHT-TV, Albany, NY
    Health Link - Getting A Good Night’s Sleep
    April 17, 2014

    Association for Childhood Education International
    April 10-13, 2014
    The Global Summit on Childhood: Exploring the Experience of Childhood Worldwide
    Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Patricia Fennell, Ann Fantauzzi - Presenters: “Academic Success for Students with Chronic Illnesses: A Four Phase Approach” - Supplemental Materials
    Ann Fantauzzi - Presenter: “Educators, Muscle, and Money: How Teachers Educate Children and Save Lives” - handout 1, handout 2
    Daria Paul Dona, Patricia Fennell, Presenters: “Assessing the Impact of Cultural Attitudes on Childhood Diagnostic Measures” - handout

    Medicine-Pediatrics Program Director Association Annual Meeting
    April 9-10, 2014
    Nashville, TN

    WMHT-TV, Albany, NY
    Health Link - Chronic Pain Management
    March 27, 2014

    2014 National Association for Women in Psychology Annual Conference
    March 6-9, 2014
    The Fennell Four Phase Model: Gender Roles in Women Adapting to Chronic Illness
    Columbus, OH
    Presenters: Sara Rieder-Bennett, Patricia Fennell
    Presentation Abstract: Gender Roles in Women Adapting to Chronic Illness

    4th Global Conference, The Patient: Therapeutic Approaches
    March 18-20, 2014
    Volunteerism, Culture Shock and Trauma: A Program for Helping Others as We Help Ourselves
    Volunteerism, Culture Shock, and Trauma: Making the Transitions Easier Using the Arts and the Four Phase Model
    The Fennell Four Phase Treatment™ Approach: When the Provider is also a Patient and Volunteer
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Sara Rieder-Bennett, Ann Fantauzzi, Kelly Bertrand
    Presentation Abstract: Volunteerism, Culture Shock and Trauma - 1
    Presentation Abstract: Volunteerism, Culture Shock and Trauma - 2

    Children’s Mental Health Services Staff Development Training Forum
    Pathways to Success: Managing Total Wellness
    Integrating Fennell’s Four Phase Treatment Model within Restorative Justice Practices to Address Trauma’s Aftermath
    New York State Office of Mental Health/ New York State Coalition For Children's Mental Health Services
    Saratoga Springs, New York
    Wednesday, December 4, 2013

    Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) 29TH Annual Conference
    The 5 Capacities of Improvisation: Creative Strategies for Coping with Trauma and Loss
    June 5-7, 2013
    San Diego, CA
    Presenter: Patricia Fennell

    Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers (APOSW) 37TH Annual Conference
    Improvisation, Collaboration, and Renewal: 5 Capacities for Coping with Trauma & Loss
    May 15-17, 2013
    Minneapolis, MN
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, John Esposito, Ann Fantauzzi
    Handout

    Inter-Disciplinary.Net 3rd Global Conference: The Patient
    The Fennell Four Phase Treatment Approach: When the Provider is Also a Patient
    March 16-18, 2013
    Lisbon, Portugal
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Sara Rieder Bennett

    Inter-Disciplinary.net 9th Global Conference: Making Sense of Dying and Death
    Improvisation: Five Capacities for Coping with Death and Dying
    Nov 10-12, 2012
    Salzburg, Austria
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Sara Rieder Bennett, Ann Fantauzz
    Abstract | Handout

    Inter-Disciplinary.net 3rd Global Conference: Making Sense of Suffering
    Adaptation and Acceptance in the Experience of Chronic Pain
    Nov 13-15, 2012
    Salzburg, Austria
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Sara Rieder Bennett
    Abstract | Handout

    Inter-Disciplinary.Net 2nd Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Chronicity
    Gender Roles in Women Adapting to Chronic Illness
    August 30-Sept 1, 2012
    Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Sara Rieder Bennett
    Abstract

    National Association of Social Workers
    The 6 Functions: Essential Capacities For Resilient Chronically Ill Students
    July 22-25, 2012
    Washington, DC
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Daria Paul Dona, Ann Fantauzzi
    Handout

    Association of Oncology Social Work
    Engaging the 5 Capacities of Improvisation: Coping With Trauma and Loss
    May 30-June 1, 2012
    Boston, MA
    Presenter: Patricia Fennell
    Slides | Handouts

    Global Conference: Spirituality in the 21st Century at the Interface of Theory, Praxis, & Pedagogy
    Spirituality Throughout The Phases of Change in Suffering
    March 21-24, 2012
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Ann Fantauzzi
    Paper | Schematic

    Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
    Academic Success for Students with Chronic Illnesses: A Four Phase Approach
    March 28-31, 2012
    Washington, DC
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Ann Fantauzzi

    National Association of School Psychologists
    6 Functions That Impact Students with Chronic Illness
    February 21-24, Philadelphia, PA
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R, Daria Paul Dona, PhD, Ann Fantauzzi, M.Ed
    Slides | Handout | White Paper

    BOOK RELEASE EVENT
    The Chronic Illness Workbook: Strategies and Solutions for Taking Back Your Life (Revised Edition)
    February 25, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
    The Book House of Stuvesant Plaza, Albany, N.Y.
    more

    BOOK RELEASE EVENT (Continued)
    February 25, 7:00 p.m.
    Patricia Dalton (Fennell) and the John Esposito Trio perform their new old jazz classics
    Provence Restaurant, Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany, N.Y.
    more

    AOET: Uganda gathering
    Life in Uganda: School System & AOET
    October 2, 6:30–8:00 p.m., Saratoga
    Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church

    Inter-Disciplinary.Net 10th Global Conference: Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease
    Chronic Illness and the Fennell Four Phase Treatment™ Approach:  Working with People Who Don’t Get Better; Improvisation: 5 Capacities for Coping With Trauma and Loss in Chronic Illness
    September 6-8, 2011; Mansfield College, Oxford University, United Kingdom
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Ann Fantauzzi and John Esposito
    Paper (1 of 2) | Paper (2 of 2)

    AIDS Orphan Education Trust
    July 2011, Bugembe, Uganda
    Ann Fantauzzi, AHMA educational consultant, will volunteer and collect data in the children's village and health clinic sponsored by AOET in Uganda.
    Handouts

    International Association of Special Education
    July 11–14, 2011, Namibia, Africa

    Accommodating Students With Chronic, Life-Changing or Life-Threatening Illnesses
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Ann Fantauzzi and Paula Leitz, PhD
    Slides | Handouts

    5 Capacities of Improvisation for Coping in Chronic, Life-Changing, or Life-Threatening Illnesses
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell and Ann Fantauzzi
    Slides | Handouts

    Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
    Understanding Disability Through Improvisation and Artistic Expression
    July 13, 2011, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Seattle, Wash
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell & Lynn Royster

    International Association of Special Education
    Accommodating Students With Chronic, Life-Changing or Life-Threatening Illnesses
    5 Capacities of Improvisation for Coping in Chronic, Life-Changing, or Life-Threatening Illnesses
    July 11–14, 2011, Namibia, Africa
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Ann Fantauzzi and Paula Leitz, PhD

    One Hour at a Time with Mary Woods
    Living Fully in Trauma's Aftermath
    May 16, 2011, 3-4 p.m. (ET) on the VoiceAmerica Radio Network
    Listen to the Program

    Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers (APOSW)
    Improvisation: 5 Capacities for Coping with Trauma and Loss in Cancer
    May 11–13, 2011, Atlanta, Ga
    Slides | Handouts

    Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW)
    Improvisation: 5 Capacities For Coping With Trauma And Loss In Cancer
    May 4–6, 2011, St. Louis, MO
    Slides | Handouts

    Columbia-Greene Community College
    History of Jazz
    Thursday, April 21, 2011, 4400 Route 23, Hudson, NY 12534
    Guest performer and lecturer Patricia Fennell with John Esposito
    Instructor Malcom Cecil

    John Esposito is a New York State native and grew up in a family steeped in musical tradition. John’s first performance experiences were playing harmonica in a blues band as a teenager. He attended SUNY Albany as a composition major .He spent several years after college in Albany as the house pianist at the Gemini Jazz café working with J.R. Monterose and Nick Brignola before joining the Arthur Rhames Quartet. Later, John formed Second Sight, a jazz quintet with Dave Douglas, Jeff Marx, Allen Murphy, Jeff Siegel, and Fred Berryhill. In the nineties John began working with the groups of Franklin Kiermyer and Eric Person as a pianist and arranger. John is on the faculty of Bard College and teaches piano, drums, ensembles, jazz theory, repertoire and advanced composition techniques. Read more >

    Malcolm Cecil is a British jazz bassist and Grammy Award-winning record producer. A founding member of the UK's leading jazz quintet of the late 1950s, The Jazz Couriers, he went on to join a number of British jazz combos led by Dick Morrissey, Tony Crombie and Ronnie Scott in the late 50s and early 60s. He later joined Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner to form the original line-up of Blues Incorporated. He later joined Robert Margouleff to form the duo TONTO's Expanding Head Band, a project based around a unique combination of synthesizers which led to them collaborating on and co-producing several of Stevie Wonder's Grammy-winning albums of the early 70s. Read more >

    Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
    Accommodating Students With Chronic, Life-Changing or Life-Threatening Illnesses
    April 13–16, 2011, New Orleans, LA
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell and Ann Fantauzzi
    Slides | Handouts

    Health Link with Benita Zahn
    Living With Chronic Pain
    Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
    WMHT-TV, Albany, NY
    Watch the Video

    New Jersey Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association
    Bergen County Chapter
    Riding The Chronic Illness Rollercoaster: What Does It Mean In Your Life?
    March 20, 2011, 2:00–4:00 p.m., Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ
    Slides | Handouts

    National Association of Social Workers – New York Chapter
    6 Functions That Impact the Education of Students with Chronic Illness
    March 11, 2011, Albany, NY
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell and Daria Paul Dona, PhD
    Slides | Handouts | White Paper

    New York University School of Social Work
    Professional Development Day for MSW Professional Foundation Students & Undergraduate Seniors
    Living Fully In Trauma's Aftermath
    February 14, 2011, New York City
    Presenters: David Kaczynski and Patricia Fennell
    Slides | Handouts

    Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI)
    Transition to Adulthood Using FFPM
    November 17–19, 2010, Columbus, OH
    Presentation November 17 from 4:30–5:45 p.m.
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell and Fred Coulter
    Slides | Handouts

    2010 National Alliance on Mental Illness-New York State Educational Conference
    Fennell Four-Phase Treatment: The critical need to address trauma resulting from crime and punishment
    November 5–7, 2010, Albany, NY
    Presentation November 5 from 2:45–4:00 p.m.
    Book Signing 4:00 p.m. next to the NAMI-NYS book table, Fort Orange Courtyard
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell and David Kaczynski
    Slides | Handouts

    Creativity, Resolution, Art, Illness & Community Webinar
    Special guest: David Kaczynski
    November 3, 2010, 11:00 a.m. ET

    Creativity, Resolution, Art, Illness & Community Webinar
    August 25, 2010, 11:00 a.m. ET
    Watch Now

    Creativity, Resolution, Art, Illness & Community Webinar
    June 16, 2010, 11:00 a.m. ET
    Watch Now

    Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW)
    Improving Outcomes For Families Facing Cancer: A Four Phase Treatment Approach
    May 12–14, 2010, Phoenix, AZ

    Sixth Annual Chronic Illness Initiative Symposium
    Chronic Illness & The Arts
    May 12, 2010, DePaul University
    Student Center
    2250 N. Sheffield, Chicago, Illinois 60614
    Sponsored by DePaul University's Chronic Illness Initiative

    9:30–10:30 a.m. Workshop
    When Illness Tears Your Soul, Art Gives It Back: Finding Meaning in Illness Through Artistic Expression

    10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Workshop
    Working the Third Phase: Meaning, Community and the Arts
    Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R; Albany Health Management Associates, Inc.
    Lynn Royster, Ph.D., Director, The Chronic Illness Initiative, SNL

    Registration | Handouts

    Accommodating Students With Chronic Illness: A Concern For Teacher Training
    American Society for Curriculum & Development
    March 6–8, 2010, San Antonio, Tex.
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Paula Leitz, Ann Fantauzzi
    Slides | Handouts

    Accommodating Students With Chronic Illness: A Growing Concern For Educators
    American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
    February 19–22, 2010, Atlanta, Ga.
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Paula Leitz, Ann Fantauzzi
    Slides | Handouts

    Mental Health Alternatives to Solitary Confinement Coalition
    February 4, 2010, New York, NY
    Presenter: Kellie Meyer. Additional Presenters: Patricia Fennell, David Kaczynski
    Slides | Handouts

    Chronic Illness: 5 Things to Know, 5 Things to Do
    Student Affairs Leader Online Seminar
    November 23, 2009, 12:00–1:30 p.m.
    Presenter: Patricia Fennell

    Living Fully In Trauma's Aftermath
    Siena College, Loudonville, N.Y.
    Student Union Room 243
    November 12, 2009, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Presenters: David Kaczynski, Patricia Fennell, Gary Wright

    Riding a Tightrope: University Policies vs. Needs of Students with Chronic Illness
    Association on Higher Education and Disability Audio Conference
    October 15, 2009, 3:00–4:30 p.m.
    Presenters: Patricia Fennell, Lynn Royster, Paula Kravitz
    Slides

    Autism Society of America
    July 22–25, 2009, St. Charles, IL
    Slides | Handouts

    Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
    July 20–25, 2009, Louisville, KY
    Slides | Handouts

    Association of Oncology Social Work
    May 6–8, 2009, Savannah, GA
    Slides | Handouts

    Fifth Annual Symposium of Chronic Illness and Postsecondary Education
    DePaul University School of New Learning
    April 28, 2009, Chicago, IL
    Illness Induced Trauma: Types and Effects on Employability and Workplace Accommodations — Videoconference presentation by Patricia Fennell
    Slides | Handouts

     
         
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