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About Katie Reginato Cascamo, M.A.

FOUNDER

Courageous Steps

TOASTMASTER & PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER

Katie Reginato Cascamo is the mother of a premature son, born 2 ½ months early at 2 ½ pounds. Her neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) experience and subsequent challenges with pediatric developmental delays changed her worldview and inspired her to help others during similar difficulties.

 

Professional Associations

TOPICS

Alternative Therapies for Special Needs

Family-Centered Care: Aspects That Were Missing

Family-Centered Care: How it Helped

Life after the NICU: Caring for a Special Needs Child

Life after the NICU: Managing Multiple Specialists

Life after the NICU: How I Was Prepared

Life after the NICU: How I Wasn’t Prepared

Life after the NICU: Transitioning to the School Years

Life after the NICU: Maximizing Your Early Intervention Experience

NICU Experience

Organizational Development/Leadership Within a Non-Profit Organization

Positive Interaction With a Doctor

Positive Interaction With a Nurse

Positive Interaction With a Social Worker

Postpartum Mental Health Concerns: PPD, PTSD, or Other

Prematurity

Pursuing Education After a NICU Experience to Serve Prematurity

Re-Hospitalization After NICU Discharge: First Year Post Discharge

Servant-Leadership in the NICU

Developmental Care: How it Helped

Volunteer Development/Growing a Volunteer Program

Burnout and Depression

Culture of Health Leadership & Development

Servant-Leadership in Pediatrics & Healthcare

Employee Engagement & Human Resources

Emotional Intelligence

PREVIOUS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Reginato Cascamo, K., & Beatty, J. (2014, November 15-18). NICU Private Rooms. Address presented at Institute for Patient and Healthcare Design in San Diego Conference Center, San Diego, California. USA

Reginato Cascamo, K. (2014, July 1). NICU Grand Prize Giveaway. Address presented at NICU Grand Prize Giveaway Event in Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, San Luis Obispo, CA. USA

Reginato Cascamo, K. (2015, October 24). Addressing the needs of a diverse NICU population. Speech presented at National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN), Dallas, Texas, USA

Reginato Cascamo, K. (2015, October 21). Servant-Leadership: Recognizing and Revolutionizing your Leadership Paradigm. Lecture presented at Preemie Parent Alliance Summit in Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

Reginato Cascamo, K. (2015, September 18). NICU Heroes. Address presented at NICU Heroes Award Event in Mercy Medical Center, Redding, California. USA

Reginato Cascamo, K. (2015, September 9). NICU Heroes. Speech presented at NICU Heroes Award Event in St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, Oregon. USA

Reginato Cascamo, K. (2018, April 13). Prematurity: Its Impact on Society. Speech presented at Discovery Institute – Summer Seminar in Video, Remote

Reginato Cascamo, K. (2018, February 10). Examining the role of a servant-leadership paradigm within existing NICU initiatives. Speech presented at 1st Annual Congress for Trauma-informed Neuroprotective Care of Hospitalized Newborns and Infants in Hotel Duke’s Palace, Bruges, Belgium

Reginato Cascamo, K. (n.d.). Family Centered Care Training. Speech presented at NICU Nurses: Family Centered Care Training in Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, San Luis Obispo, CA. USA

Reginato Cascamo, K. (2018, August 16-18). Examining the role of a servant-leadership paradigm within existing NICU initiatives.  Lecture presented at “Trends, Solutions and Latest Advancements in Pediatrics Health Care in Paris, France