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Trauma Informed Care – Serving Unhoused People & Sustaining Natural Areas
October 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm$10.00
Who:Individuals and organizations who serve or interact with houseless community members and can benefit from a deeper understanding of Trauma Informed Care. Our target audience for this training includes natural resource and social service professionals, volunteers, community members.
Why:Understanding the prevalence of trauma builds awareness and is an important component of trauma informed care. Training helps people understand the impact of trauma on physical, emotional and mental health, as well as on behaviors and interactions. It also helps people develop a common language and demonstrates commitment to creating sensitive, safe, and welcoming environments. Understanding the prevalence of trauma and work-related stress within the workforce is also an important component of trauma informed care.
Register Now: bit.ly/unhoused2018
Cost: $10 (Scholarships available by request)
Mandy Davis, LCSW, PhD.
Associate Professor of Practice
Director, Trauma Informed Oregon
PSU, School of Social Work
Dr. Davis is an Associate Professor of Practice at Portland State University’s School of Social Work and a licensed clinical social worker. She is Director of Trauma Informed Oregon. Dr. Davis teaches and lectures on implementing trauma informed care and trauma specific services.
Israel BayerWriter, Activist and Poet
Israel Bayer is a housing advocate and former executive director of Street Roots, an award-winning street newspaper in Portland, Oregon.
9:00-9:10 Welcome and Introduction
9:10-9:30 Honoring the Original Stewards of this Land, Ed Edmo
9:30-10:15 Background on homelessness in Oregon, Israel Bayer
10:30-12:00 Foundations of Trauma Informed Care Part 1, Mandy Davis
12:00-12:45 Lunch provided
12:45-2:30 Foundations of Trauma Informed Care Part 2, Mandy Davis
2:30-3:30 Optional Mixer/Post Discussion