Abuse survivor and actor Sasha Joseph Neulinger tells his story from victim to survivor and lays out his keys to overcoming obstacles and living one’s best life.
Dr. Shandi Fuller will describe the impact of generational trauma on our communities, and recommend ways to connect and support children and families who are working through trauma.
While trauma researchers have made great strides in understanding and treating single-episode present-life trauma, we are just beginning to explore the impact of generational trauma and its expression. In this presentation, Dr. Shandi Fuller will describe the impact of the transatlantic slave trade and systemic racism, and recommend ways to connect and support children and families who are working through trauma. Dr. Fuller is Deputy Health Officer/Maternal Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Medical Director in Solano County and a consultant on equity and trauma-informed practices.
Join us for an important training with Dr. Katie Pedgrift and Amy Machado that will explore how we can support people with developmental disabilities to build healthy and meaningful relationships, while also providing them with information about sexual abuse and coercion. The speakers will discuss resources that are available for providers, schools, and parents to support them to directly teach people with developmental disabilities about safe relationship development, sexual health, and how to decrease risk factors associated with sexual abuse.
This will be a presentation in English with simultaneous interpretation in Spanish.
Join us for an important training with Dr. Sharon Washington that will explore the unconscious bias & unintended racism that exists when working with children and families. This training will discuss racial/ethnic inequities, historical trauma, racial trauma, racial socialization, whiteness, structural racism, and provides learners tools and strategies to increase allyship and accompliceship.