ENGAGE TRACK: Helping Parents Who Are CSA Survivors Break Intergenerational Cycles and Empower Their Families – Rosalia Rivera
CSA survivors (CSAS) who are also parents are challenged to teach abuse prevention due to their unhealed traumas, triggers, and inability to navigate the mental health issues that may be exacerbated when considering prevention information. This group opts to overprotect vs educate and ill equips their children, making them particularly vulnerable to grooming. Using a trauma-informed survivor-focused model for teaching consent and abuse prevention education, a CSAS parent can better navigate this education process and empower their families.
ENACT TRACK: Abuse Prevention During the COVID Crisis: Back to Basics – Lauren Kennedy & Kathi Forhe
For many organizations, COVID-19 has upended daily operations creating the risk that abuse prevention protocols will be sidelined. Using lessons from real-world incidents, this session will explore a simple, “Four Rules” framework that can be used to ensure robust abuse prevention practices, even as staff navigate an ever-changing “new normal.”
EMBED TRACK: Community Resiliency Model – Kelly Purcell
The Community Resiliency Model (CRM) teaches six wellness skills to regulate the nervous system and get back into the Resilient Zone. The CRM skills are based on cutting-edge neuroscience and the biology of the human nervous system. Participants will learn how highly stressful and traumatic experiences cause a biological response and how to use the CRM skills to promote wellbeing in mind, body and spirit.
Kathi Forte, Kelly Purcell, Lauren Kennedy, Rosalia Rivera