Peabody, MA, September 18th, 2020. Available both in person and on-line. Geared towards mental health providers, educators and case managers working with youth and families experiencing trauma, adoption or other attachment challenges. This presentation will include a showing of the documentary short story “Strong at the Broken Places”
* There will be a brief discussion of the film, the Aaron Antonovsky’s “salutogenic” (strengths-focused) model for resiliency will be presented as well as the characteristics that help survivors overcome trauma.
* The afternoon will explore the deep reserves of resiliency and meaning in trauma based support work. This exploration will be based on the work of Sandra Bloom’s Sanctuary Model, Laura Lipsky’s work on Trauma Stewardship and humorous experimental exercises..
Workshop participants will be able to:
• Analyze Aaron Antonovsky’s Sense of Coherence Model on resiliency in traumatized people
• Explore five characteristics of resiliency
• Apply Laura Lipsky’s model of trauma stewardship to enhance resiliency
About the Instructor: Linda T. Sanford, LICSW has worked with victims of sexual assault, and youth who have been convicted of crimes against people (e.g., homicide, attempted homicide, and multiple sexual assaults). She is the author of Strong at the Broken Places: Building Resiliency in the Lives of Survivors (1990, 2004) and The Silent Children..
Fees apply, registration is required to www.bridgewell.org/event/resilient-survivors-strong-at-broken-places/ or contact Kristen Janjar, MPA, Director of Professional Development, email@example.com, 781-776-4137