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 conferences 2017

Upcoming Events 2017

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

May 19-22: Child Life Council Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.

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

August 28: Cancer CAREpoint’s 5th Annual Garden Party, Keynote address to be given by coauthor Sheri Brisson, MA

Sunday, 4:30 – 7:00 pm Sheri Brisson is speaking at a private residence, Saratoga, CA.

Past Events 2016

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.

Professional Conferences

Resonance House was pleased to exhibit and donate Digging Deep and following its release, Explorando Hondo, at the following conferences:


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


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

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.”

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

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

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

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.

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


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.



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


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

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


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


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.

Speaking Engagements


August 28: Cancer CAREpoint’s 5th Annual Garden Party, in Saratoga, CA Keynote address given by Coauthor Sheri Brisson, MA


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


Coauthor Sheri Brisson spoke at the LymeLight Foundation’s Grant Recipient Reception in Hillsborough, CA

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.

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.  

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

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

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.

Community Events


December 3, 2017: Sovereign Order of the Knights of St. John “Buon Natale” Christmas Ball beneficiary recipient


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

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 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. 

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.

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. 

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 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.

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.

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

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. 

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