The Story Of Bob
Katy Hutchison shares a compelling, real life story. In her personalized one hour presentation, entitled The Story of Bob, Katy clearly describes how alcohol and other drug use, peer pressure, and misguided choices in an unchaperoned setting caused devastation to her family. Through a powerful and poignant multi-media experience, Katy describes how this traumatic event impacted her as a wife and as a mother of two young children. Her personal and interactive presentation is designed to inform her audience of the risks arising from using alcohol and other drugs in unsupervised settings, and to empower them to make healthier choices so similar tragedies can be prevented. In addition, Katy explores the power of forgiveness and describes her own grassroots quest for restorative justice.
Student Audiences: The Story of Bob was developed for elementary and secondary school students from grades six through twelve. The presentation is customized for the age group of the audience to ensure that the content is age-appropriate.
Parent Groups: A companion presentation created so parents could open up a discussion with their children about Katy's message. The focus is on strategies to reduce risk-taking behaviour amongst teens, boundary setting, consequences, communication with other parents, and host liability issues.
Restorative Justice Associations: The Story of Bob explores the concepts of restorative justice. Incorporating video material from the young man responsible for Bob's death the audience is given powerful insight into the power of forgiveness. Katy has keynoted conferences around the world and The Story of Bob continues to be a highly sought after presentation by regional and community RJ groups internationally.
Victim Service Organizations: Katy speaks to professionals and volunteers in the victim service field. Telling the story of the violent and tragic loss suffered by her family, Katy is able to give the victim advocate vital insight into best practices and has keynoted many victim service conferences.
Corporate: Resiliency is a key characteristic in the success of every organization. The Story of Bob tells one woman's journey through crisis and triumph over adversity. Katy is motivating, she is honest and her story leaves a unique and lasting impact wherever it is told.
Audience Size: Katy's program is well suited to any size group - from an intimate classroom-size forum up to a conference audience of 1000 +.
Presentation Duration: Seventy minutes - allows time for Q & A, but can be tailored to fit a specific program.
Technological Support Needed: LCD projector (as backup only - Katy brings her own) and screen for the presentation. Microphone and sound system for larger audiences.
Cost: Please contact Katy for a quote.
Note to U.S. clients: Katy has successfully obtained her O-1 Visa. The O-1 nonimmigrant visa is for an individual who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who has a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry and has been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements.