This webinar explores the newly released American College Health Association’s toolkit, “Addressing Sexual and Relationship Violence: A Trauma-Informed Approach.” Two of the authors will discuss this innovative toolkit, addressing sexual and relationship violence from a trauma informed approach utilizing a public health lens. The webinar aims to introduce tools and resources adaptable for individual organizations to implement trauma-informed education programs, response, and care.
By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
-Identify several public health models
-Discuss trauma and its impact
-Define trauma-informed systems
-Identify key components for trauma-informed systems
Free for members / $25 for non-members
Kim Webb serves as the director of the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center (RSVP) at Washington University in St. Louis. The RSVP Center is responsible for the crisis services, wrap around care and support, and prevention education related to relationship and sexual violence. Ms. Webb’s educational background is in psychology. She is a licensed counselor, specializing in trauma, with 27 years of experience working in the areas of sexual and relationship violence response and prevention. Her focus is on trauma informed systems of care, with an emphasis on the intersections of interpersonal violence. She co-authored the American College Health Association’s toolkit, Addressing Sexual and Relationship Violence: A Trauma-Informed Approach, and currently serves on the board of directors for ACHA.
Dr. Mary A. Wyandt-Hiebert serves as the director of STAR Central (Office of Support, Training, Advocacy, and Resources for Sexual and Relationship Violence) at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Wyandt-Hiebert has degrees in psychology (BS), health education (MEd), and health science (PhD) and certifications to include Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), Certified Wellness and Health Coach (CWHC), and Certified Advocate (CA) at the advanced level with specialization in sexual violence and campus advocacy. With over 25 years of experience, her focus has been on sexual and relationship violence with particular emphasis on college populations. She created and oversees the multi-award winning peer education program known as RESPECT (Rape Education Services by Peers Encouraging Conscious Thought). As an assistant professor, public health adjunct faculty, Dr. Wyandt-Hiebert teaches several academic courses related to sexual and relationship violence. She co-authored the American College Health Association’s toolkit, Addressing Sexual and Relationship Violence: A Trauma-Informed Approach, and is sought after as a trainer and educator.