2023 APNA Annual Conference
2023 APNA Annual Conference
2023 APNA Conference

Speakers & Schedule

Shundria Riddick


Nurturing Mental Health Resilience: Empowering Candidates with Compassionate Coaching

Embark on a compassionate and enlightening voyage as we explore the pivotal role of coaching for candidates grappling with mental health hurdles. Guided by the esteemed Shundria Riddick, this workshop, titled “Nurturing Mental Health Resilience: Empowering Candidates with Compassionate Coaching,” is meticulously crafted for agency owners and their teams.
As agency professionals, you often serve as a steady presence for candidates navigating tough terrain. This session equips you with crucial coaching proficiencies, enabling you to provide constructive guidance, prioritize well-being, and establish healthy boundaries. Learn to champion nannies as they advocate for themselves, surmount challenges, and safeguard their mental well-being.
Leveraging her expertise as a licensed professional counselor, Shundria will lead you in cultivating a nurturing haven for candidates. Acquire invaluable techniques to embolden nannies, ensuring they feel acknowledged, empathized with, and fortified in their journeys.
Partake in this impactful experience, honing your skill in coaching candidates through adversities while fostering mental health and holistic flourishing. Together, let’s craft a tapestry of support and empathy for those navigating mental health complexities within the nanny industry.

Embracing Resilience: Thriving through Tough Times and Beyond

In this empowering session, we invite you to embark on a transformative journey of resilience and growth. Titled “Embracing Resilience: Thriving through Tough Times and Beyond,” this keynote is designed to equip you with the tools and mindset to conquer challenges with unwavering strength. Discover how to navigate difficulties and adapt in the face of adversity, gaining valuable insights from industry experts and peers alike. Learn how to harness the power of community and draw strength from others along the way, creating a supportive network that fosters growth and success. Life may present us with hard times, but rest assured, you can do hard things. Join us for “Embracing Resilience” and unlock the potential to thrive, even during the toughest of times. Get ready to embrace resilience, build lasting connections, and emerge stronger than ever on your path to success.


Shundria Riddick is a speaker and licensed professional counselor who shares a message of hope and freedom in Christ. As a graduate of Amberton University, Shundria holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and is Licensed in the State of Texas.  She has spent the last several years in the trenches of parenting, working, and growing her own business. And like the typical woman she has juggled all of these things while dealing with the emotional and mental battles of life’s daily issues. Shundria currently has a robust Private Practice in Coppell, Texas that offers virtual counseling, educational groups, and life coaching. Speaking and writing have been her passion for years. She has the phenomenal ability to disarm any audience as she encourages them to live a life in FREEDOM!  


Kellie Geres, APNA Executive Assistant