An Integrated Approach: Accessible, Culturally Responsive, Trauma-Informed Services and Organizations
This webinar offers a framework for creating and sustaining accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma-Informed (ACRTI) services to support survivors of intimate partner violence. Discussion includes strategies to increase understanding of coercive control, enhance service environments, attend to both physical and emotional safety, prioritize trustworthiness in service relationships, deliver survivor-defined services, and consistently incorporate principles of social justice principles into practice.. The conversation will also include discussion about the impact of trauma on staff, on our relationships with the people we serve, and on our programs, as a whole. The resources offered will provide guidance on implementing an integrated approach to strengthen both our individual interactions and our organizations.
Free for members / $25 for non-members
Cathy Cave has over 30 years’ experience as an administrator, facilitator and consultant specializing in culture, inclusion and disparities elimination; trauma informed services and supports; strength based approaches with adults, youth and families; organizational leadership and effective supervisory practice within child welfare, education, healthcare, juvenile justice, disaster response, mental health, domestic and sexual violence advocacy, and corrections. She is one of New York State’s early trauma champions; coordinating county collaboratives through a unique mental health-sexual assault coalition partnership and the Mastering the Key Connection Statewide Trauma Conferences in the mid 1990’s. Currently Cathy is the Senior Training Consultant for the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health. She creates curriculum and provides training and technical assistance for domestic violence and sexual assault programs and coalitions throughout the country. Cathy uses her survivor, family, community, provider and administrative perspectives to facilitate organizational change at local, state and national levels.