"Transforming the Overwhelm"
with Laura van Dernoot LipskyOctober 21, 2020 11:30am - 4:30pm
Laura van Dernoot Lipsky is the founder and director of The Trauma Stewardship Institute and author of Trauma Stewardship and The Age of Overwhelm. Widely recognized as a pioneer in the field of trauma exposure, she has worked locally, nationally, and internationally for more than three decades.
Laura van Dernoot Lipsky has worked with groups as diverse as zookeepers and reconstruction workers in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, community organizers and health care providers in Japan, U.S. Air Force pilots, Canadian firefighters, public school teachers, private practice doctors, tiny non-profits, massive state agencies, libraries, the Pentagon, alternative colleges, and Ivy League universities. Much of her work is being invited to assist in the aftermath of community catastrophes–whether they are fatal storms or mass shootings. She has worked locally, nationally, and internationally. Laura is known as a pioneer in the field of trauma exposure.
Laura is on the advisory board of ZGiRLS, an organization that supports young girls in sports. She is a founding member of the International Transformational Resilience Network, which supports the development of capacity to address climate change. Laura also served as an associate producer of the award-winning film A Lot Like You, and was given a Yo! Mama award in recognition of her work as a community-activist mother.
She is recognized as a pioneer in the field of trauma exposure, having worked locally, nationally, and internationally for more than three decades. She works directly with trauma survivors and those who work in the service of others, helping professionals and volunteers cultivate the deep self-knowledge and practical insights that sustain them in their helping roles in the face of the tremendous needs and tragedies they witness. Laura's concept of stewardship is based on the idea that a deeper understanding of trauma exposure and the tools for navigating systems will enable people to do their work better.
Laura draws from experience, research and personal observations to help people recognize, navigate and ease the burden of overwhelm in daily life. Her clients are as diverse as zookeepers, reconstruction workers, community organizers, film and television companies, health-care providers, military pilots, social workers, international firefighters, public school teachers, private practice physicians and hospital systems, tiny non-profits and massive state agencies, libraries, the Pentagon, therapists, alternative colleges and Ivy League universities.
Tracey Lyall has been the executive director of Domestic Violence Intervention Services in Tulsa since May 2007. Lyall holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tulsa in psychology, as well as a Master of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma and is a licensed social worker. Lyall has over 20 years supervision and management experience. Tracey will present a case study of how DVIS is using the principles of Trauma Stewardship in their organization.
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|Welcome||Desiree Doherty, Board President|
|Thank Committee & Sponsors||La Toyia Williams, Conference Chair|
|Introduce Speaker||La Toyia Williams|
|Trauma Stewardship||Laura van Dernoot Lipsky|
|Topic 1: The Trauma Exposure Response|
|Topic 2: How to Sustain Individually|
|Topic 3: How to Sustain Collectively|
|Present Povl Toussieng Leadership Award||Amy Chlouber, Award Chair|
|Case Study: One Organization’s Experience How Trauma Stewardship Transforms Culture and Work||Tracey Lyall, Exec. Director, DVIS|
|Conference Wrap-Up||La Toyia Williams|
The Povl Toussieng Memorial Leadership in Infant Mental Health Award was established in 1999 to honor the memory of Povl Winning Toussieng, M.D. (1918-97), Professor Emeritus, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and retired Training Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry program. This award recognizes individuals who, through their work with infants, toddlers and families, have demonstrated outstanding leadership in service delivery, advocacy, administration, and/or program and policy development in the field of infant mental health in Oklahoma. The award is presented in conjunction with OK-AIMH's annual conference.
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