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Trauma Training for Multidisciplinary Audiences

In Idaho 300 plus participants attended their annual 2 Days in June training Sponsored and Organized by the Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Services. The audience included law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, medical professionals, sexual assault advocates, domestic violence advocates, child abuse professionals, court personnel, mental health clinicians and probation. It was the [...]

2019-03-02T10:08:10-04:00June 9th, 2010|Presentations and Seminars, Training|Comments Off on Trauma Training for Multidisciplinary Audiences

Sexual Assault Advocates Training

At the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs' 10th Annual Conference I presented a keynote presentation that connected how the coping skills children develop to survive child sexual abuse can leave them vulnerable for sexual attacks as adolescents and adults. This conference of sexual assault advocates, mental health professionals, public health nurses and domestic [...]

2019-02-27T15:42:34-04:00May 26th, 2010|Presentations and Seminars|Comments Off on Sexual Assault Advocates Training

Culture in Healing and Resilience

On May 19th I presented at the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence Annual Advocate Retreat. We explored how growing up as a Latina affected my experience of violence and resilience. I've realized in my writing over the past few months how much my father used our cultural beliefs to perpetrate his violence. Respect is [...]

2019-02-27T15:43:07-04:00May 22nd, 2010|Presentations and Seminars|Comments Off on Culture in Healing and Resilience

Working with Law Enforcement

I've conducted trainings lately for law enforcement audiences on Assessing Credibility of Survivor/Victims. In Evansville, Indiana I did the same training two days in a row to get to as many law enforcement officers, advocates, medical professionals and mental health professionals as we could. We spent each day with a little more than 100 [...]

2019-02-27T15:44:30-04:00May 5th, 2010|Experiences, Presentations and Seminars|Comments Off on Working with Law Enforcement

Child Abuse Training

At the end of April I traveled to Niceville, Florida to be part of a training for a multidisciplinary audience of professionals that respond to and assist with child abuse cases. The group was very sophisticated and one of the most knowledgeable groups I've had the pleasure to work with. The presentation I did [...]

2019-02-27T15:44:33-04:00April 29th, 2010|Presentations and Seminars, Training|Comments Off on Child Abuse Training