Susan Badeau

There are only two lasting gifts we can give our children - one is roots, the other is wings

Bio & Photos

Here is a brief bio and a couple of photos of Sue that can be downloaded for conference brochures and other materials. You can find a more complete bio here.

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SPEAKING DEMO VIDEOS:
In this brief 5-minute speaking demo, Sue Badeau talks about tools that are needed for the journey of healing children by equipping parents. (Video created by 'Two Girls Video Production.')
 
 
 
 
In this brief 5-minute speaking demo, Sue Badeau shares some reflections about rebuilding hope after experiencing trauma. (Video created by 'Two Girls Video Production.') 
 

 

 

LIVE STREAMS: 

BELIEVE 2017-Day 1- Fostering Hope;  June 20, 2017, First Baptist Church on the Square
Livestream :   https://livestream.com/accounts/7043450/events/7528450/videos/158539924

BELIEVE 2017 -Day 2- Trauma-Informed Care Seminar: Translating Principles into Practice. June 22, 2017, First Baptist Church on the Square
Livestream:    https://livestream.com/accounts/7043450/events/7535324


AUDIO FILE: WBCL 90.3 Sue and Hector share their experience in foster care and adoption, coping with teen pregnancies, addictions, and the grip of grief after the untimely deaths of three of their children.  LISTEN NOW 

 

AUDIO FILE: Pysch Up Live with Dr. Suzanne Phillips Sue and Chelsea Badeau talk about their book "Building Bridges of Hope: A Coloring Book For Adults Caring for Children Who have Experienced Trauma," and offer strategies from research, theory, and clinical experience. LISTEN NOW

 

VIDEO: Sue talks about her new book and the joys and trials of raising 22 children on Truth of Heritage TV.WATCH VIDEO

 

AUDIO FILE: "Giving of Ourselves" on WHYY Public Media Dr. Dan Gottlieb talks with Susan Badeau and Stephen Post about the art of giving - as an act of love and caring and as a gift that gives back. LISTEN NOW 

 

AUDIO FILE: Sue discusses adoption on Faithradio.com LISTEN NOW

 

 

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Sue's Upcoming Events

Permanency Values & Foster Parent Recognition Event
Loudon County (Leesburg) VA
March 22, 2018

Social Work Appreciation Events
Roanoke City & Bedford, VA
March 28-29, 2018

Adolescent Development, Trauma & Resilience Webinar
PCCYFS
March 30, 2018

Building Bridges of Hope & Painting with a Purpose
Keynote and Workshops,
Adoptive & Foster Families of Maine, Portland
April 6-7 2018

All Roads Lead Home
Keynote & Workshops,
Alabama Permanency Conference, Birmingham
April 9-11

Well-Becoming: Well-Being in the Context of Relationships
Rudd Adoption Conference, Massachusetts
April 13, 2018

CASA Training & Foster Parent Recognition 
Northwest Indiana
April 20, 2018

Honoring Sibling Relationships &
Unpacking the "No"
Pensacola, FL
May 7-9 2018

Bridging the Gap
Alabama Foster and Adoptive Parents Conference
May 11, 2018

Family Leadership Institute
Justice for Families
May 18-21






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Calendar of Events ** NEW EVENTS ADDED **

Self-Care, Learning and Fun All at the Same Time!

There is an adult coloring book craze sweeping the nation, and now, there is a very special resource available that allows you to jump in on this craze while learning about caring for children who have experienced trauma. This new book, released May 1, 2016 from Helping Hands Press, offers over 50 images to color while also providing all of the information and parenting tips Sue typically includes in a full day workshop.

Check it out and get your copy today!

Also, email [email protected] if you are interested in a bulk-rate discount so you can provide copies to your entire support group, agency, organization or church group.

Learn more about my new coloring book here.

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