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Oganizations where Ms. Barnes has Trained or Consulted (Partial List)

All Trainings were authored by Ms. Barnes; 
She conducted the Trainings individually or as Lead Trainer.

Alameda Family Court -- Court Staff Training, impact of parental separation on children

Argosy University -- 
  • Training, Volunteer Student Leader, The Kids' Turn Way currculum
  • Commencement Speaker

Asian Perinatal Advocates --Staff Training in San Francisco's Chinatown specific to methodology on working with separating parents

Association of California Symphony Orchestras -- Workhop Presenter

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) -- Conference Workshop Presenter

Bayview Hunter's Point Family Resource Center -- Staff Training in San Francisco's African American Community on how to work with separating parents

Benevolence Farm (NC) -- Building organizational capacity -- consultation with Executive Director

Career College of Northern Nevada -- Part Time Instructor, Adult Learners, Psychology and Sociology

​Child Haven (Solano Co. California) -- Staff Training on Kids' Turn Methodology

Donaldina Cameron House (San Francisco) -- Associate Director (fundraising, grantwriting, program design, capital campaign); implementation of Kids' Turn programs for the Chinese community

Good Samaritan Family Resource Center -- Staff Training, impact of parental separation on children, San Francisco's Mission (Latino) Community

Head Start -- Staff Training, impact of parental separation on children under age five

Huffington Post (blogger since 2011) -- Active blogger, Divorce, HuffPost50 and Parents pages

Interational Commission on Couples and Family Relations (ICCFR) -- 
  • Active member of ICCFR Board with expertise on organzational structure, conference planning, budget and finance
  • Workshop Presenter (Australia, Belgium, London, Berlin)
  • Discussion Group Leader

Kids' Turn, SF -- International expert on the impact of parental separation on children; curriculum author; eLearning author, program creation; organizational management; fundraising; grandwriter, events, staff and volunteer training, Retreat planning and implementaton

Kids' Turn, San Diego -- Consulted on ongoing service delivery

Kids' Turn, Napa -- Staff training preparing to deliver The Kids' Turn Way

Kids' Turn, Redding -- Ongoing consultation on program delivery

KQED (San Francisco) -- 
  • 2009, consultant on a 60 min. special, Impact of Divorce on Children
  • 2013, Featured Panelist, Impact of Divorce on Children.
  • Listen here:

manalive violence prevention programs -- Grantwriter; Organizational Consultant

Marriage Care (United Kingdom) -- Training for London family service providers, introduction to The Kids' Turn Way

National Family Mediation (United Kingdom) -- Two day staff training in London in preparation 
to deliver The Kids' Turn Way

National Football League Alumni -- Guest speaker, impact of parental separation on children

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, San Francisco State University -- Membership Consultant

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University, Nevada Reno -- Guest Instructor, Classical Music content and Vivienne Westwood

Relate (United Kingdom) --  
  • Keynote speaker, 2010, Fall Conference of Relate service providers (Northhampshire, UK)
  • Two day staff training in London in preparation to pilot The Kids' Turn Way

Reno Philharmonic -- Member, Board of Directors

San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium (DVC) -- Member, Finance Advisory Committee

San Francisco Symphony -- 
  • Chair, Volunteer Council
  •  Chair, Youth Orchestra Committee
  •  Member, Board of Governors

San Francisco State University -- Guest Lecturer

San Francisco Unified Family Court -- Training for Court officers on the impact of parental separation on children; introduction to The Kids' Turn Way

Skyline College (SF Bay Area) -- Repeat Guest Lecturer

St. James PreSchool -- Staff Training, impact of parental separation on children ages 0-5

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra -- 
  • Board Member
  • Finance Committee
  • Childcare Consutant

University of Nevada (Reno) -- Guest Lecturer

University of San Francisco -- Guest Lecturer
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Board Meeting, International Commission on Couples and Family Relations, Boston, 2012
ICCFR Workshop  with colleagues from Relate (Sara Keenan and Jamie Murdoch) London, 2013
Donor Recognition Lunch, Kids' Turn (San Francisco) with Gerry Corbett, Kids' Turn Board Member and Immediate Past President, Public Relations Society of America