Join Howard Glasser and Catherine Stafford as they have a conversation with Julie Gelo and Sarah How.
Julie is the legal mother to 16 children ranging in age from 8 to 47. She and her husband, Lynn, live in Washington state with the youngets six children. They were licensed foster parents for 22 years. Eleven of the children have been diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or related conditions. She is a certified Advanced Trainer of the Nurtured Heart Approach, Executive Director of the Washington State Affiliate to the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and co-founder of the FASt Friend FASD Community Support Network. She is also a Continuing Education Coordinator with the alliance for Child Welfare Excellence. She also works closedly with Special Olympics in her area. She presents workshops and trainings throughout the US, Canada and Europe.
Sarah How is a practicing Certified School Psychologist and Advanced Trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach. She is currently serving as president of the North Dakota Association of School Pyschologists. Her passion and experiences have led to being invited to train businesses and educators. She can be found coaching families, individuals to be more intentional in relationships every day. She has a Tedx talk and is the author of two children's books that inspire greatness. She is the mother of four children, two of whom had previously been in therapeutic foster care. She knows first hand what it means to be the approach, "like your life depends on it."