CFLE Conversations: One-Hour Online Networking Sessions

July 28, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Free for CFLEs
Online via Zoom

All active Certified Family Life Educators (CFLEs) are invited to attend a series of one-hour online networking sessions that will provide an opportunity for CFLEs who work in specific areas (healthcare, military, Extension, early childhood, hospice, schools, adoption/foster care, aging services, parenting education, and more), to connect with each other. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss challenges and successes and to share ideas, tips, and advice.

These events are free to all current CFLEs. Each session is led by a facilitator and the format will be open discussion. The meetings are not recorded.

If you are interested in meeting with other CFLEs working in your area, and/or would like to be a session facilitator, contact Dawn Cassidy at [email protected].

Spots will be limited. See below for upcoming dates and topics.

CFLEs working in the area of domestic violence
Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 pm CDT


The CFLE credential, provided by NCFR is recognized in the U.S. and Canada as a professional standard for Family Life Education professions. Learn about the benefits of certification.


CFLEs working in the area of domestic violence

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 pm CDT
Register for session (you may be prompted to login)

Marissa Heim

Facilitator: Marissa Heim, M.S., CFLE,
Golden House, Inc.

Marissa Heim has been a Certified Family Life Educator since 2014 and has 3+ years providing domestic violence prevention programming in the Green Bay, Wisconsin (Brown County) community. As a grant writer and outreach and prevention manager at a domestic violence shelter, Marissa focuses her efforts on starting new, innovative programming for young adults focused on relationships. She has brought multiple evidence-based programs to area schools and colleges, including a growing national program. Marissa works to identify gaps in services and focuses on targeted youth groups for increased impact, including weekly in-person support groups to youth such as teen parents and those incarcerated in the juvenile justice system. Marissa also started a domestic violence high risk team in the state of Wisconsin which connects key community partners to meet victim's needs and prevent future victimization. Marissa obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and her master's degree from Texas Woman's University, is level 3 trained through The Gottman Institute with an educator certification from One Love, a national relationship education program, and has been invited to speak nationally due to the success of the One Love Foundation programming in Brown County.