Free Training: Pathways to Prevention

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Jun 17, 2024, 9 AM to 3:30 PM

On behalf of the Northeast Vermont Prevention Consortium, please accept our invitation to attend a FREE event, Pathways to Prevention. There are many pathways to prevention and chances are your work aligns with one of those paths. This event will illuminate how trauma intersects with all our lives and work, and will support the learning of holistic community-centered practices to integrate into your daily work. The event will be held at the Vermont State University - Lyndon on Monday June 17th from 9 AM to 3:30 PM.

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Please register so we can anticipate food and special dietary needs. If attending this event creates a financial hardship, you will have the opportunity to request a stipend on the event registration page. I hope you will be able to make this educational and important event! Please pass on, everyone is welcome.

Keynote Speaker: Gabriela Zapata-Alma, LCSW, CADC, (they, them) is the Associate Director of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health, as well as faculty at the University of Chicago, where they direct the Advanced Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor Training Program within the University of Chicago's Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice. Gabriela brings over 15 years of experience supporting people impacted by structural and interpersonal violence through innovative and evidence-based clinical, housing, resource advocacy, peer-led, harm reduction, and HIV-integrated care programs. As a person with lived experience of violence and trauma, they center survivor-driven solutions, non pathologizing approaches, and intergenerational healing. Gabriela has been recognized with numerous awards for their work addressing trauma, substance use, mental health, and houselessness in marginalized communities. Their current work focuses on authoring best practices, leading national capacity-building efforts, and providing trauma-informed policy consultation to advance health equity and social justice.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Vermont State University Lyndon Campus, College Road, Lyndonville, VT

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