Get to Know Sue
"Children can heal, parents and caring adults can help.? In a world of hurt ? where children and adults live with the lasting pain resulting from being bullied, parental death or divorce, separation when parents are in the military, neglect, abuse, challenging mental or physical disabilities, addictions, exposure to violence and trauma, or lived experience in the foster care or juvenile justice systems Sue Badeau brings a message of healing and hope.
Whether you are seeking to change hearts, minds and values through inspirational events, support workers in developing their skills or strategically change the systems that serve children and families, Sue is the person you want. As the lifetime mom of 22 children by birth and adoption, with experience caring for dozens more children in foster care and juvenile justice, and a 30+ year professional background, Sue offers the perfect marriage of lived experience with professional expertise. She delivers all of this with warmth, humor, and down-to-earth realism.
Sue serves on the national boards of the following organizations:
And is a member of the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association and the Christian Communicators Conference.
To read Sue?s complete bio, click here.
To learn more about the Badeau family story, click here.
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.
Also, email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in a bulk-rate discount so you can provide copies to your entire support group, agency, organization or church group.
The Susan and Hector Badeau Endowed Scholarship
In the summer of 2018, Sue and Hector Badeau's daughter, Chelsea Badeau, kicked off the fundraising effort for the Hector and Susan Badeau Endowed Scholarship at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania. This scholarship will be for students who have been in or aged out of the foster care system.
if you're so moved to contribute, you can do so in one of two ways:
1. Donate online at https://alumni.arcadia.edu/giving/support-arcadia. The default designation is the Fund for Arcadia, but can be changed to "Other" and then indicate the Susan and Hector Badeau Scholarship.
2. Mail a check to: Arcadia University, University Advancement Office, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038 and note the Susan and Hector Badeau Scholarship in the memo.