Speaking engagements

Where is Shawna Percy (MacDonald) speaking next?  Find out here!  To invite the Good Grief Guru to speak at your next event, connect with Shawna by clicking here.

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2014

 

March 25th, 2013 ~ Talks (3 presenters) and discussion panel: Wilfred Laurier University, Master of Social Work students.  Subject: Death and dying

 

March 11th, 2014 ~  ~ Talks and Q&A: Wilfred Laurier University, Master of Social Work students – graduate class.  Subject: Suicide and self harm

 

March 6th, 2014 ~ Talks and Q&A: Life Change Adventures, open discussion.  Subject: Suicide and self-harm, body image, anger management, and unhealthy relationships.

 

 

March 5th, 2014 ~ Presentation: University of Waterloo, Stand up to Stigma SPOTLIGHT event. Subject: Students, suicide, and coping strategies

 

 

 

2013

December 13th, 2013 – Talk: The Potentialists. Subject: Flowing with the rhythm of life, and fine tuning your pitch so the harmony of your song flows with the melody of your life’s purpose.

 

 

May 5th, 2013 ~ Presentation: Elevation Church.   Subject: Mental illness, suicide, and finding God in the darkness  Click here to listen to this talk.

 

April 2nd, 2013 ~ Interview: Widowed.ca radio broadcast. Click here to listen to this interview. Look for “Shawna Percy MacDonald” under the section “Widowed.ca Radio” on the right hand side of the page.

 

March 12th, 2013 ~ Talks and Q&A: Wilfred Laurier University, Master of Social Work students – graduate class.  Subject: Suicide, mental illness, coping skills

 

March 12th, 2013 ~ Talks and Q&A: Heritage Bible College, Parent Guidance and Education course.  Subject: Single/only parenting

 

March 6th, 2013 ~ Presentation: University of Waterloo, Stand up to Stigma SPOTLIGHT event. Subject: Students, suicide, and coping strategies

 

 

March 6th, 2013 ~ Talks (3 presenters) and discussion panel: Wilfred Laurier University, Master of Social Work students.  Subject: Suicide bereaved

 

February 14th, 2013 ~ Interview: CTV News KitchenerTouched by Suicide”  Subject: Losing a spouse to suicide.  Click here to watch this interview.

 

February 13th, 2013 ~ Presentation: Ignite WaterlooHe died by…” Subject: A personal story of suicide, mental illness, and statistics to gauge how common these issues are.  Click here to watch a video of this talk.

 

2012

November 29th, 2012 ~ Interview: Reconnectfully YoursBreaking the silence & stigma of suicide” Subject: Suicide and stigma  Click here to watch this webcast.

June 7th, 2012 ~ Talks and Q&A: Life Change Adventures, open discussion with a group of 13 – 16 year old girls in a government housing center.  Subject: A personal story of loss, perspective on resiliency, hope, and effective coping strategies

 

2011

December 11th, 2011 ~ Presentation: Elevation Church. Breaking through the waters” (transcript of Elevation presentation)  Subject: Mourning – a thought provoking snapshot of Shawna’s grief experience  Click here to listen to my 3 minute talk which is part of this podcast (my talk starts at the 16.30 minute mark.  Continue listening if you’d like to hear the interview that follows.)

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