Public Speaking

A seasoned international public speaker, this section shows some highlights of Patrick's speaking career.

Certified Laughter Yoga Leader Training:

First Time in Cincinnati, OH, December, 2009

Annual Behavioral Health Collaborative Conference
for the State of New Mexico:

Keynote presentation - Laughter Yoga as Health and Spirituality • Albuquerque, NM, December, 2009

4th Annual All American Laughter Yoga Conference:

Keynote presentation - How to Integrate Laughter Yoga into Healthy, Vibrant, and Holistic Learning Environments • Estes Park, CO, September, 2009

The Unitarian Church:

Sermon - The Promise of Restorative Justice: The South African Model • Cincinnati, OH, July 2008

The Unity Church of Boston:

Sermon - Laughter as a Practice of Non-Violence and workshop - A Laughter Yoga Experience • Boston, MA, April 2008

The Interfaith Alliance workshop on A New Paradigm for Criminal Justice:

Keynote presentation - Restorative Justice: A Path to Public Safety • Cincinnati, OH, October 2007

Service Learning: Models for the 21st Century – International, Intercommunity, Interdisciplinary Conference:

Reflection as the Heart of Service Learning – the Prophetic Model of Non-Violence in South Africa • Presented at the Stellenbosch University, in Western Cape, South Africa, 2005

Commitment to Justice Conference: Formation and Learning:

The Role of Assessment in Examining the Student Experience of Mission (based upon the continuation of a study on the impact of academic service learning in Nicaragua from 1995 to 2003) • Presented at John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH 2005

Northern Kentucky University, University of Cincinnati, and Xavier University Colloquium:

Educating Students for Civic Participation – The Academic Service Learning Semester Model • Presented at Xavier University Cincinnati, OH, 2004

Spirituality, Social Justice, and Service Learning Conference:

The Assessment of the Impact of the Academic Service Learning Semester in Nicaragua on Participants (1995-2003) • Presented at Messiah College, Grantham, PA, 2004

International Partnership of Service Learning and Leadership:

Reflection - The Heart of Leadership Development in Service Learning • Presented at the 22nd Annual International Conference in Chaing Mai, Thailand, 2004

Jesuit Service Learning Directors Conference:

Introduction to Reflection • Presented at the Annual Conference, Loyola College in Baltimore, MD, 2004

Jesuit Service Learning Directors Conference:

Reflection with Students • Presented at the Annual Conference, University of San Francisco, CA, 2003

University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina:

The Buddha Is Alive in 2003 • Presented at the International Conference “Contributions of Eastern Cultures to Contemporary Psychology,” Sarajevo, Bosnia, 2003

Tri-Health Fitness & Health Pavilion:

Laughter is the Best Medicine • Cincinnati, OH, 2002

Association for Practical and Professional Ethics:

Chair of Teaching Human Rights to Civilian and Military Students • Presented at the annual meeting, Cincinnati, OH, 2002

REALIA and Contemporary Philosophy: 

The Philosophical Implications of War: A Case Study in Bosnia • Presented at the annual conference, Mt. Washington, VT, 1999

American Academy of Religion:

Breaking the Silence: Issues in the Rhetoric of Human Rights • Presented at the annual conference,Boston, MA, 1999

American Philosophical Association

The Philosophy of Emotion: Reflections on Bosnia • Presented at The University of Nevada,Las Vegas, NV, 1997

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