Community-led conversations could close the gap of justice and healing. Olga Trujillo, from Caminar Latino shares strategies to center survivors with the hope that they can be positioned to lead conversations at the community and systematic level.
This virtual session explores the connection between violence, trauma and dissociative identity disorder (DID). The presenter discusses what DID is, how it develops, and how it complicates a person’s ability to move through the world and healing. Additionally, the presenter explores who is able to access healing from DID and the reality that marginalized communities are left out of identifying the challenges of DID in people’s lives and therefore, unaccounted for in the systems set up to support healing. This session also suggests some ways in which to address this gap and barrier.
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 added anxiety this crisis brings up. To help you help survivors, we’ve developed a few infographics and a compilation of tips that survivors may find useful. We’ve written these with the survivor as the audience. Feel free to distribute these infographics and utilize the tip sheet as needed. You cut and paste these tips into emails, text, and message apps. You can also use these to create your own fact sheets.
By Olga Trujillo This three-part sheet series is designed to enhance support to crime survivors by providing practical tips advocates, attorneys, and judges can use to bring a trauma-informed approach to their work. Each tip sheet is designed for a…