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Conference Preview: Day 1

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It’s almost conference time, and as promised, we’re going to provide you with an outline of what you can expect each day at ATSS’ 2010 conference — Safely in Our Hands:  Helping Our Helpers Stay Healthy.

Thursday September 30, 2010

8:30AM Registration
9:00 AM Welcome Remarks
9:00-12:00 Morning Workshop Selections

1. Creative tools for transforming compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma — Françoise Mathieu

-We did a more in-depth preview of Françoise Mathieu’s presentation back in April. Click here to read it-

2. H.U.G.S. Helping Children Understand Grief & Trauma in Six Week Sessions — Christine Dernederlanden

3. Substance Use Disorders, PTSD and Veterans Special Considerations in Assessment and Treatment — Megan Sullivan

4. Meditation, Mindfulness, and Right-Brain Healing in the Trauma Crucible — Dawn Brett

5. Reformulating Our Approach to Psychological Preparedness in the Emergency Services — Lori Gray, Brad Coulback and Marc Kobrosli

12:00-2:00 Luncheon Speaker — Dr. Angie Panos, Safely in Our Hands: Helping Our Helpers Stay Healthy

2:00-5:00 Afternoon Workshop Selections

1. Voices of Experience — Priscilla de Villiers, Kent Laidlaw and Ed Leonard

2. The Emergency Responder-Hero’s Journey: Growth and
Transformation at the West Coast Post Retreat (WCPR) —Marilyn Wooley

3. CISM in the Correctional Service of Canada — Pamela Scott and Dorothy Reid

4. “ I Feel Better Now!” The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children — Caelan Kuban

5. Exploring the Masks We Wear: Paths to Joy and Self-Empowerment — Jennifer Wortham

6. Preventing and Healing Compassion Fatigue Q&A — Angie Panos

6:30pm-9:00pm President’s Reception

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September 13, 2010 at 7:47 pm

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