Susan Kaplan, M.S.W., M.P.A., R.Y.T., is a trainer, coach and consultant. She is a Facilitator for Compassionate Communication, based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication, for Rocky Mountain Compassionate Communication Center, providing professional development and leadership support for those in the non-profit organizations and training for early childhood educators, parents and families. She is an Adjunct Professor for the Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, teaching community practice and mind-body connections and provides professional development for Early Childhood Professionals at Red Rocks Community College. Weaving her professional work with storytelling and yoga, she provides a variety of experiences in Courage work. She is on the leadership team for Colorado Courage Collaboration, offering retreats and professional support since 2010.