We Choose Love! We Choose Democracy! We Choose Community!

We are working to create a world where everyone can live and love freely without fear. Inspired by the We Choose All of Us campaign by the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, this year’s conference will explore what it means to choose love, choose democracy, and to choose community. Join us to get inspired and learn how to put these big concepts into action in your daily life and work.

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Monday, September 24 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Coping with Trauma is a Necessity...

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Survivors find ways to cope with trauma in many ways. Working with survivors who use substances to cope with the trauma is not an easy task, but having the necessary tools will support effective advocacy. Come join in the conversation on how to support survivors to make safer choices when using substances and empower them to better manage their behaviors. Equally as important, helping them recognize how using substances gets in the way of reaching their goals. We will also talk about practical skills around deescalating situations within housing settings or support group

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Mary Guiberson

Outreach Case Manager, REACH
In July of 2015 Mary was recruited by Evergreen Treatment Services -REACH Team to train and consult the Health-Care for the Homeless Network, to better serve those struggling with addiction. In December of 2015 she was transferred to Outreach Team as an Outreach Case-Manager.  Prior... Read More →

Monday September 24, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm PDT