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Dec 6

A journaling workshop will be held in collaboration with Kids and Art on Sunday, December 6th, 2-4 pm at Community School of Music and Art, Mountain View. This workshop is open to all ages, including parents. Come and create with artist Lidsay DeAlba and Digging Deep co-author Sheri Brisson.  Details here.

Past Events

Nov 9

Resonance House was represented at the Child Life Council of Greater New York, Professional Development Conference, held at the New York City Bar Association, New York, November 9, 2015. Digging Deep journals were distributed to 150 attendees. The conference provided registrants with opportunities to network while gaining continued education in Child Life, creative modalities and the psychosocial care of children and their families. More information here.

Nov 5-8

Resonance House exhibited at the COCA-I conference held Nov 5-8 in Niagara Falls. COCA-con is the Children’s Oncology Camping Association’s largest annual gathering. Hosted in November, the 4-day conference is packed with more than 40 educational sessions, insightful keynote speakers, roundtable problem solving discussions, and networking events featuring sponsors and exhibitors. Resonance House made available a guide Using Digging Deep at Camps and distributed books and brochures to 200 attendees representing 50 care camps nationwide.

Nov 5

Sheri Sobrato Brisson, of the Sobrato Family Foundation will receive the Entrepreneurial Award for Philanthropy in recognition of her dedication to creating opportunities for underserved communities in Jersey City and beyond. Sheri will accept the award at the 4th annual Start Something Champions Gala hosted by Rising Tide Capital (RTC) November 5 at Liberty House in Jersey City. Details here.

Oct 24

Digging Deep is pleased to provide 160 copies of Digging Deep and 100 conference gift bags to the Great Lakes Association of Child Life Professionals for their Child Life Conference on October 24, 2015 to be held at the Akron Children’s Hospital.

Aug 30

LymelightLogo2Coauthor Sheri Brisson spoke at the LymeLight Foundation’s 2nd Annual lymelight2015-2Grant Recipient Reception in Hillsborough, California this past Sunday (August 30, 2015). Lymelight Foundation is one of our wonderful Digging Deep Partners. If you missed our Partner Profile in May, please read about this great organization here.

May 26-27

Sheri Brisson attended BookExpo America where Digging Deep was on display with Moms Choice Awards and Independent Book Publishers’ Association and represented by its distributor Small Press United – IPG Books.  


May 27

IMG_1607IPPYAwardCeremonySheri 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. To learn more, please visit Independent Publisher.

May 21-24th

Our partner Educasia Inc distributed Digging Deep at Child Life Council’s 33rd Annual Conference on Professional Issues. It took place in Cincinnati, OH from May 21-24, 2015 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

May 13 – 15

Screen Shot 2015-05-19 at 9.28.16 AM Sheri Brisson attended the 39th Annual Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers Conference in Whitefish, Montana May 13-15 and donated copies of Digging Deep to attendees. For information on APOSW, go to http://www.aposw.org/.

April 16-19th

Our partner Educasia Inc will be distributing Digging Deep at the Society of Pediatric Nurses’ 25th Annual Conference titled “Celebrating the Past, Embracing the Future”, April 16-19, 2015 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California.

April 16-18th

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Resonance House will exhibit at the  Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, April 16-18. The conference is titled “New Frontiers in Pediatric Psychology: From Innovation to Application” and will be held at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa in San Diego, Calif. Click here for details.

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The Human Side of Care – Across the Continuum, 8th Annual Conference. Resonance House attended a Compassion in Action event at Santa Clara University on Friday, March 27.

March 14

Screen Shot 2015-03-03 at 12.54.12 PMResonance 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. The Summit was a collaborative effort of medical providers, community organizations and medical institutions throughout the Bay Area. For information, go to CarbDM, Facebook, or ‪#‎BayAreaT1DSummit.

 NBC News Bay Area anchor Janelle Wang emceed the morning sessions.Digging Deep - Bay Area Diabetes Summit - Janelle Wang

February 27

Coauthor Sheri Brisson presented at the Philanthropy Workshop West (TPW).

February 25-26thDigging Deep - Pediatric Congenital Heart Association - Digging Deep backpacks to young attendees

In honor of Heart Month, with help from the Pediatric Congenital Heart Association, Resonance House donated copies of Digging Deep and Digging Deep backpacks to young attendees of the Congenital Heart Legislative Conference in Washington D.C., February 25-26, 2015. For more info: http://conqueringchd.org/.

February 2ndDigging Deep -Patient workshops held at Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Patient workshops held at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA.

December 8th

Children’s Health Council, Palo Alto, CA. Panel discussion with Coauthor Sheri Brisson and CHC staff. InMenlo news coverage.

November 25th

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, San Francisco, CA. Family Journal Writing Workshop in association with 100 Journals Project

November 23rd

Sheri and family participated in the inaugural 5K walk/run to benefit Voices Against Brain Cancer’s research and patient support programs in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA. Books distributed to pediatric patients.

November 18th

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA. Luncheon with Coauthor Sheri Brisson

November 14th

“Light the Town Blue” Walk in downtown Los Altos, CA, in association with CarbDM. Books distributed in celebration of National Diabetes Awareness Day

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Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, Traverse City, Michigan. Coauthors Rose Offner and Sheri Brisson were in attendance to receive their Gold Medal Spirit Award and exhibit and offer creative activities and the Children’s Book Festival

November 7th

JS Mott Children’s Hospital Ann Arbor, Open House with Coauthor Sheri Brisson

August 6-8th

6th International Conference on Patient and Family Centered Care, August 6-8, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada

June 22nd from 12pm to 4pm

Come see us at the 1st Annual Summer Interactive Health Fair at Saratoga Gateway, 12341 Saratoga-Sunnyvale Rd, Sunnyvale, CA on Sunday June 22 from noon-4 PM. This fair is a celebration of life and all the great health resources available in the Bay Area.Sheri Sobrato Brisson

May 23rd-24th

Child Life Annual Conference Exhibitor. Review copies of Digging Deep will be made available to over 1,000 conference attendees.

Wednesday, May 14th at 4:30pmSheri, Rose, and Lisa

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

Book Launch Addresses Needs of Children with Serious Illness

Packard Children’s News Article (PDF download)

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Courageous Kids Day. In conjunction with the American Cancer Society, Coauthor Rose Offner and Coauthor Sheri Brisson distributed close to 500 copies of Digging Deep to kids with cancer at a celebration for families on Mother’s Day at California’s Great America, Santa Clara.

May 7-10th

Pediatric Nursing Conference: Care of the Hospitalized Child. Review copies of Digging Deep available on display.

May 2nd-3rd

Camp Okizu Family Camp, brain tumor weekend

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