Digging Deep Events

The Digging Deep Team is pleased to have participated in a variety of professional conferences, workshops, speaking engagements and community events, to reach a broad audience of health professionals, nonprofits and families facing chronic illness, and donate journals to those interested. If you or your organization would like to have Resonance House or Digging Deep represented at your event, please contact us at info@diggingdeep.org or 1-800-488-3202.

Upcoming Events 2017

April 14-16, 2017: Digging Deep will be exhibiting at the Society of Pediatric Psychology annual conference in Portland, OR.

May 25-28: Digging Deep will be exhibiting at the Association of Child Life Professionals in Las Vegas, NV.

August 28: Cancer CAREpoint’s 5th Annual Garden Party, Keynote address to be given by coauthor Sheri Brisson, MA, at a private residence in Saratoga, CA.

December 3: Sovereign Order of the Knights of St. John “Buon Natale” Christmas Ball beneficiary recipient

Past Events


March 8: Co-author Sheri Brisson presented a workshop at Family House, San Francisco on journal writing to families and staff.


November 3-6: Children’s Oncology Camping Association, International, in San Francisco, CA. Digging Deep exhibited.

October 17: New England Child Life Professionals, Inc in Ashford, CT. Digging Deep provided journals for the attendees.

September 19-22: Healthcare Hospitality Network Annual Conference in Fort Wayne, IN. Digging Deep provided journals for the attendees.

May 19-22: Child Life Council Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. Digging Deep was represented this year by our partner, Starlight Children’s Foundation.

Feb 10: Journal Writing Workshop held in collaboration with Kids and Art at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Palo Alto, CA.

Feb 1: Digging Deep coauthor Sheri Brisson spoke about her personal philanthropy at the Giving Pledge Next Gen dinner held in San Francisco, CA.


December 8: Panel discussion with coauthor Sheri Brisson and Children’s Health Council staff discussing Digging Deep and its use with young clients with learning and /or emotional/behavioral challenges, in Palo Alto, CA.

Dec 6: Art workshop held in collaboration with Kids and Art at Community School of Music and Art in Mountain View, CA.

December 5: Resonance House was one of the beneficiaries of the “Buon Natale” Christmas Charity Ball held in San Francisco and organized by the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem.

November 23: Coauthor Sheri Brisson and her family participated in the inaugural 5K walk/run to benefit Voices Against Brain Cancer in San Francisco, CA and distributed copies of Digging Deep to pediatric patients.

November 18: Coauthor Sheri Brisson spoke about Digging Deep at a luncheon at Ronald McDonald House at Stanford in Palo Alto, CA.

November 14: Resonance House distributed complimentary journals in celebration of National Diabetes Awareness Day at the “Light the Town Blue” walk in Los Altos, CA, in association with CarbDM.

Nov 9: Child Life Council of Greater New York Professional Development Conference, in New York City. Digging Deep exhibited.

November 8: Coauthors Rose Offner and Sheri Brisson were in attendance to receive their Gold Medal Spirit Award from Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards and Children’s Book Festival in Traverse City, Michigan.

November 7: Open House with coauthor Sheri Brisson at JS Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI.

Nov 5-8: Children’s Oncology Camping Association (COCA-I) conference in Niagara Falls, NY.  Also distributed to attendees was the guide, “Using Digging Deep at Camps.”

November 5: Coauthor Sheri Brisson received the Entrepreneurial Award for Philanthropy at the Start Something Champions Gala hosted by Rising Tide Capital in Jersey City, NJ.

Oct 24: Great Lakes Association of Child Life Professionals conference in Akron, OH. Digging Deep exhibited.

June 22: Resonance House participated in the Summer Interactive Health Fair in Sunnyvale, CA.

May 26-27: Coauthor Sheri Brisson attended BookExpo America where Digging Deep was on display as an award-winning book with Moms Choice and Independent Book Publishers’ Association.

May 26: Coauthor Sheri Brisson attended the IPPY Book Awards Ceremony held in New York City.  Digging Deep won the Independent Publishers Book Award Gold Medal in the Children’s Interactive Book Category.

May 21-24: Child Life Council Annual Conference on Professional Issues in Cincinnati, OH.

May 17: Attended and distributed books at the Perinatal & Pediatric Palliative Care Faire, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford.

May 14: Sobrato Philanthropies and Silicon Valley Community Foundation presented leaders in children’s health, together with Digging Deep coauthors Rose Offner and Sheri Brisson, at a Community Outreach Panel discussing the importance of addressing the emotional needs of children and with illness.

May 13-15: Annual Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers conference in Whitefish, Montana.

May 11: In conjunction with the American Cancer Society, coauthors Rose Offner and Sheri Brisson distributed copies of Digging Deep to kids with cancer at a “Courageous Kids Day,” a celebration for families on Mother’s Day at California’s Great America in Santa Clara, CA.

April 16-19: Society of Pediatric Nurses’ Annual conference presented by our partner, Educasia, Inc.

April 16-18: Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual conference in San Diego, CA.

March 27: Compassion in Action: The Human Side of Care – Across the Continuum conference held at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA.

March 14: Resonance House hosted a table at the Bay Area Diabetes Summit in Palo Alto, California, distributing complimentary copies of Digging Deep and informing families and medical professionals of the health benefits of journaling.

February 27: Coauthor Sheri Brisson spoke about her personal philanthropic journey with Resonance House/Digging Deep at the Philanthropy Workshop West (TPW) annual retreat in San Francisco, CA.

February 4: Patient workshops held at Harbor UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

February 2: Congenital Heart Legislative Conference in Washington D.C., in collaboration with the Pediatric Congenital Heart Association.


Nov 25: A family journal writing workshop held in association with the100 Journals Project at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, San Francisco, CA.

August 6-8: International Conference on Patient and Family Centered Care, in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

May 23-24: Review copies of Digging Deep available at the Child Life Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA.

May 7-10: Review copies of Digging Deep available at the Pediatric Nursing Conference: Care of the Hospitalized Child in Seattle, WA.


May 23-24: Review copies of Digging Deep available at the Child Life Annual Conference in Denver, CO.

May 2 and 3: Coauthors Rose Offner and Sheri Brisson conducted journal writing workshops and distributed review copies of Digging Deep to cancer patients at Camp Okizu Brain Tumor Family Camp in Berry Creek, CA.

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