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Berks County, PA
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(610) 223-0304

Kind Living Designs

KLD Considerate workshops: emotional intelligence leadership

about Kind Living Designs

Kristie Piacine, the owner of Kind Living Designs (KLD), is an experienced workshop facilitator who strives to incorporate messages of self-esteem, courage, confidence & character while focusing on empathy and mindfulness. Curriculum is created and written by Kristie so workshops use various in-the-moment activities, writing & popular culture media to reach out and connect with younger generations, encouraging deep conversations in a safe environment.  


With a background in Corporate Communications, specifically Public Relations and Marketing, she understands how to connect with an audience and when needed, handle conflicts and put out fires.  As a retail creative & business owner for over 15 years, many hats have been worn!


STEAM-based curriculum & design-thinking skills are woven into all KLD workshops due to her experience in teaching robotics and engineering through lego-based curriculum. 


As a Girl Scout Leader & past Service Unit Manager, Kristie has a very soft spot for Girl Scouts. She is a proud Girl Scout of Eastern Pennsylvania SPARK Partner running programming specifically for girls in the Berks County area.



CERTIFICATIONS

Mental Health First Aid for Youth Certified

Trauma-Informed Care 101 and 102

Mindfulness Fundamentals in Education

Girl Meets World, Girls Leadership Institute

First Aid & CPR Certified

Mandated Reporter Training



PAST CONFERENCES 

Childhood & Teen Anxiety: Possible Causes and How to Intervene at "Just the Right Moment"

Promoting Positive Pathways to Adulthood



COMMITTEES & VOLUNTEER 

Girl Scouts

TEDxLancaster Youth Planning Committee

Junior League of Reading, PA Past Board Member