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Blue Lake Room Multnomah County East Building 600 NE 8th Street, Gresham, OR 97030
This workshop will examine the range of trauma response, articulate the connection between oppression and trauma, and teach skills to support survivors of trauma and build sustainability for trauma work.
This class covers the following training requirement areas as well as touching on Advocacy and Crisis Response:
— Effects on survivors and trauma (single event/or cumulative trauma, coping strategies, intersection with other issues, dynamics of suicide, barriers for immigrants/people of color/LGBTQ/rural populations)
— Adults molested as children (effects of childhood sexual abuse on adult survivors, potential triggers, ways to support, appropriate referrals, self car and vicarious trauma)
Learning objectives. Participants will:
— Understand the range of trauma response to help guide advocacy work and support allyship skills and behaviors.
— Articulate an understanding of the connection between oppression and trauma.
— Learn tools to support survivors of trauma and increase sustainability in trauma support and social change work.
— Different kinds of trauma
— Responses to trauma including PTSD
— How trauma impacts the brain
— How childhood sexual abuse can impact children and adults
— Connections between trauma and other issues including substance abuse
— Traumatic Bonding
— Coping with trauma and how to best support survivors and ourselves
— Burnout, Countertransference, and Vicarious Trauma
— Practical tools for health, wellness, and sustainability