Advocates

  • Tips for Helping Trauma Survivors During COVID-19

    During a public health crisis, the survivors you serve need your support even more. COVID-19 is an uncontrollable threat and is raising fear and anxiety. As advocates, you can help survivors manage these fears and help them cope with the...
  • The Impact of Violence, Trauma, and Racial Oppression on Survivors

    From a practitioner who directly works and identifies as a Native American women, Nicole Mathews provides an understanding of the complexity and various forms of violence experienced by historically marginalized communities, strategies for intervention, and intersectional responses being employed by...
  • Healing Informed Care for Survivors from Historically Marginalized Communities

    As a way to re-release years of trauma-based on sexual assault, domestic violence, and other traumas– Zoe Flowers from WOCN, INC. shares her body, mind, and spirit connection techniques drawn from decades of experience as a trauma practitioner and healer....
  • Bridging Research and Practice to Expand Our Reach

    Each year, millions of people in the United States become victims of crime. According to the National Crime Victimization Survey of 1, 900 individuals {survivors, advocates, law enforcement officers, funders and others}, only 13% of victims report receiving victim services....