Speaking Engagements to date

Ajou University (South Korea)

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

American Association of Suicidology 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

American Psychiatric Association 

Amherst College

Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention (UN-NGO)

Bereaved Parents of the USA

California Suicide Prevention Network

Capitol Hill

Central Conference of American Rabbis

Central Synagogue

Colorado State University

Colorado Suicide Prevention Coalition

Columbia University School of Journalism

Columbia University School of Social Work

Ethical Culture Fieldston School (NY)


International Association for Suicide Prevention

The Jewish Board

Hevreh of Southern Berkshires (MA)

Kaiser Permanente

Kent School (CT)


Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Midtown West (NY) Middle School

National Center for Death Education

New York State Funeral Directors Association

New York State Psychiatric Institute

New York State School Boards Association

New York Women’s Bar Association 

Northern Ireland National Health Service

Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Ruderman Chabad Inclusion Initiative

Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project

Sesame Street

Sinai and Synapses

South Korea National Police Agency

South Orangetown (NY) Central School District

Stanwood-Camano (WA) School District

St. Joseph’s Health Medical Center (NJ)

Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester (NY)

Temple Beth Emeth (MI)

Temple Beth Sholom (NY)

Temple Israel Boston (MA)

Teton County (WY) School District

The Transition Network

Tribute Foundation

Trinitas Regional Medical Center (NJ)

UJA-Federation New York

United Nations 

University of Melbourne

U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Chaplain Training Center

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs New York Clinical Pastoral Education Department

Visa, Inc.

Westport (CT) Public Schools

Widowed Parent Podcast

Wyoming Department of Health

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