Trauma to Triumph 'Through Her Eyes' Oct 25 Conference Features Laura Prescott Keynote

Trauma takes many forms. It is a complex subject, but it is simply too real to the young women involved for us to not address them head on. Trauma lives in both the body and the mind, and recovery must be both multifaceted and individualized. This conference, with its emphasis on the effects of trauma on girls and young women, will highlight the importance of resiliency in overcoming these challenges. Attendees will leave with tools and best practices to help at risk girls and young women triumph.

To triumph over one’s history of trauma involves accessing personal strengths, learning coping skills, utilizing natural and professional supports and ultimately reclaiming one’s life and making choices that allow for recovery.

This year’s conference features Laura Prescott as the keynote speaker and workshops run by notable professionals. The conference attracts over 650 professionals including educators, care providers, and social workers. It also engages key educational institutions, agencies, and provider organizations in dialogue about how best to serve and support you in this critical work

The Through Her Eyes conference is in the 14th year and is held every year to address the issues that particularly affect girls and young women. This year’s theme is From Trauma to Triumph. This conference, with its emphasis on the effects of trauma on girls and young women, will highlight the importance of resiliency in overcoming these challenges. Attendees will leave with tools and best practices to help at risk girls and young women triumph. Attached is the booklet for this year’s event.

Where: MassMutual Center, Springfield, MA

When: Thursday, October 25, 2018.  8AM – 4PM

Who attends: professionals (social workers, teachers, prison staff, adjustment counselors, etc) who work with girls and young women

Registration (fee):
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/through-her-eyes-thursday-october-25-2018-tickets-47225201850