Senator Bill Laird: Introductions: 15”
Survivor’s story: 15”
Kristine Buffington: Fostering Resiliency: 2.25 hours
Lunch provided: 30”
Survivor’s Story: 15”
Kristine Buffington: Fostering Resiliency: 2 hours
Scott Miller: SHINE Campaign: 20”
Goals and Objectives
Changing the Conversation about Child Sexual Abuse: Resilience
GOAL 1: Fostering Resiliency with Child Abuse Survivors through Connection and Dignity; inform and inspire human service professionals, survivors, and other stakeholders to understand and maximize their abilities to support healing and resiliency through their presence, their perspective, and their interactions with people who have experienced trauma.
OBJECTIVES: Increase their understanding of the impact of abuse on childhood and the lifespan: physical health, mental health, development, mortality, addiction, education, relationships, and emotional development.
- Explore the importance and power and strategies of safe, affirming, and healing connections to promote resiliency.
- Define and identify ways to restore dignity to the people they serve and care for.
- Apply the SUCCESS Framework of Trauma-Informed Care into a plan of action.
GOAL 2: Fostering Resiliency for Professionals and Caregivers of Trauma Survivors: Inform and inspire human service professionals, caregivers, and other stakeholders to understand the impact of secondary trauma exposure and ways to maximize the meaning they find in their work.
OBJECTIVES: Define vicarious trauma causes, symptoms, and strategies for individuals and systems to ameliorate the impact and promote resilience.
- Define vicarious trauma causes, symptoms, and strategies for individuals and systems to ameliorate the impact and promote resilience.
- Identify thinking errors that increase risk of harm from secondary trauma exposure.
- Explore and process the meaning and power of our work with trauma survivors.
- Become aware of national campaign to “change the conversation” and how to participate in it.