Speaking & Training

There has never been a greater need to understand and reach wounded students. You can be a catalyst for transformation both in the lives of the wounded students and in the places where you serve.

Our speaking & training courses are focused on social emotional learning practices and strategies that lead to HOPE for the wounded student. Here are three great ways to start the process:


"I learned what it means to be a teacher. To never give up on a student and to always be there for them.”

Hope 4 the Wounded Keynote Speaking

Keynote Speaking

Joe Hendershott is a keynote speaker at conferences across the United States and beyond. Joe has written two acclaimed books, Reaching the Wounded Student and 7 Ways to Transform the Lives of Wounded Students. But it’s on a live stage where Joe’s message comes to life. The format and length of his presentations can be tailored to your training event, and it is certain to connect with and speak to real needs of the people in the room while offering practical resources they can use.

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Hope 4 the Wounded Development Workshops

Professional Development Workshops

School administrators who hear Joe speak often want ways to implement his ideas in their schools. We offer Professional Development Workshops and training packages with schools and other institutions as well as communities who want to create a common language and vision and obtain doable strategies to effect change. Training is available both with Joe Hendershott on limited scheduling availability and with other certified trainers.

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Hope 4 the Wounded Online Courses

Continuing Education Online Courses

Sometimes people want more personal training, even if it isn’t a priority in their workplace. Hope 4 The Wounded released our first Online Courses for Continuing Education, where individuals can get the training they need to understand and reach wounded students.  This training is also an excellent resource to provide congruent training district-wide.

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Hope 4 The Wounded, LLC was founded by Joe Hendershott, a nationally-recognized authority  in dropout prevention and intervention for wounded students.