. David J. Kenney is a noted speaker having presented to parent and professional groups at colleges, universities and educational in-services on topics such as healing trauma, stress management, anxiety reduction, children with attention deficits, behavior as language, general parenting and achieving success in our schools. David has been a school psychologist for over twenty three years in a diverse group of educational settings. He acted as a general, mental health specialist, working to solve problems with teachers and families before special education was needed to formally certify them. But his most important job has bee to raise two traumatized children to healthy maturity. Wounded children have little reason to trust it, so there were no guarantees of successful outcomes. Through his committed efforts, David learned strategies to heal harmed children. His expertise and insight has been noted by colleagues, who continue to seek him out for mentoring and training.