Public Speaking

Presentations:

Erica and Rebecca have presented their story together at various venues, including:

Through Her Eyes Conference (2011)
Gandara Gateways Intensive Foster Care Center (2012)
Passing the Torch Conference: Lighting the Pathways to Women's Recovery (2012)
Rudd Adoption Center's New Worlds of Adoption Conference (2013)
Family Recovery Conference: Collaboration Works (plenary speakers, 2013)

Rebecca has been a frequent panelist at local MAPP foster parent training classes.

Erica's solo presentations include the following: 

Pregnancy, Post-Partum and MAT (2010 and 2011)
Building the Bond: Substance Exposed Newborns, Their Parents and the Professionals Who Care for Them: Baystate Medical Center (2011)
Nicu Brown Bag Lunch: 
Baystate Medical Center (2011)
Massachusetts Health Policy Forum: Substance Exposed Newborns and Lifespan Cost (2011)
Partners in Perinatal Health (2012)

Family Recovery Conference (2012)
MotherWoman's Annual Breakfast (2013)



Radio: 
Erica and Rebecca shared their story on the Internet radio show All-Things-Adoption. Download the podcast of "Debunking the Myths of the Birth Mom!"

Video:
Erica and her young sons appear in this moving video by MotherWoman.

Television:
Erica appeared on a panel for the TV show Road to Recovery. Click here to view the trailer or the complete program.