Community Involvement


Highlights from Our Recent Work In the Community

Boy's Hope Girl's Hope  

"Becoming Trauma-Informed"   Presentation for Parents and Guardians

"Transitions & Trauma"   Presentation for Staff and Volunteers

"Resilience"   Presentation at "#BHGHGlowUp2017" for BHGH Recent HS Graduates in Preparation for College Life


​Grace Hill Settlement House

"Becoming Trauma-Informed"  4-Part Series for Grandparents as Parents Group


LaSalle Middle School

"Dialogue on Social Communication Disorder"  Staff Training


Missouri Mental Health Counselors Association (MMHCA)

"The Importance of the Body in the Healing of Past Trauma"   Presentation at Annual Conference


Sprouts of Peace

"Talking to Kids About Traumatic Events"   Presentation for Interfaith Parent Group


Washington University College Advising Corps

"Transitions & Trauma"   Staff Training


Love The Lou

"Trauma, Behavior, Hope & Healing"   Volunteer Training


​​Creve Coeur Counseling Associates Second Saturday Seminar

"The Importance of the Body in the Healing of Past Trauma"   Professional Development Training Session for Clinicians


Boys and Girls Club 

"In the Forefront" Club Professionals Joint State Conference "Trauma-Informed Training for Boys & Girls Club"   Professional Development Sessions


St. John's UCC

"Prioritizing Self-Care"   Somatic Healing Space for Community Volunteers


Other

Through previous work as an organizational consultant, Kris Lewis provided a variety of original presentations on many topics including helping youth to heal from past trauma, cultural competence, diversity & inclusion, postsecondary persistence, and nonprofit leadership. 


Consulting clients and speaking engagements have included Deaconess Foundation, The United Way of Greater St. Louis, The College Board, St. Louis Graduates (affiliated with The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis), Voices for Children, Missouri Health Care for All (project administered by Nonprofit Services Center and funded by Missouri Foundation for Health), Childgarden, Belle Children’s Services, Aim High- St. Louis, The Greater St. Louis Community Foundation, Paraquad, Sherwood Forest Camp, Guardian Angel Settlement Association, United Cerebral Palsy Heartland, Epworth, Washington University College Advising Corps, Boy's Hope Girl's Hope, Grace Hill Settlement House, Sprouts of Peace, Love the Lou, Boys and Girls Club, Creve Coeur Counseling Associates, Missouri Mental Health Counselors Association, Diversity Awareness Partnership, Confluence Preparatory Academy, De La Salle Middle School, Northwest R-1 School District, and St. Louis Public Schools.