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    Invitation Trauma, Stress and Self-Care Applied Workshop for Practitioners Facilitators:  Elizabeth Snyder, Daria Nashat, and Angela Dickey Date: Monday, June 15, 2015 Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm Hosted by: Protect the People (PTP) 1025 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20036 Cost: $195 per person (Coffee, lunch, and snacks provided) RSVP by June 1, 2015 to info@protectppl.com or 202-857-9752   Protect the People (PTP) is a network of consultants working with nonprofits, the private sector, and the military, to protect people affected by conflict and disaster. PTP is made up of 50 consultants that have worked in 80 countries and speak 18 languages.   STAR (Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience) is a research-supported program in the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, Eastern Mennonite University. STAR brings together theory and practice to address the needs of trauma-impacted individuals and communities.

     

     

     

    MONDAY, JUNE 15

    9:00-9:15

    Welcome | Introductions

    9:15- 10:30

    Trauma Overview Why We Don’t Just Get Over It

    10:30 -10:45

    BREAK

    10:45-12:00

    Trauma’s Impacts Body, Brain and Behavior

    12:00-1:00

    LUNCH

    1:00-3:00

    Helping Ourselves & Others

    Psychological First Aid

    3:00-3:15

    BREAK

    3:15- 4:45

    Assessment Tools

    Reducing Stress & Compassion Fatigue Building Resilience

    4:45 -5:00

    Closing

     

    STAR (Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience) is a research-supported training program in the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, Eastern Mennonite University. STAR brings together theory and practice to address the needs of trauma-impacted individuals and communities. Protect the People (PTP) is a network of consultants working in complex operations. Several PTP consultants are certified facilitators in the STAR program.

     

    Training Instructors

     

    Angela Dickey

     

    Angela Dickey retired in 2013 from the U.S. Department of State after 25 years of service in Washington and abroad as a Foreign Service Officer (FSO).  She is an international consultant on foreign policy and diplomacy; peacebuilding; peace and stability operations; civil-military training; and education. She has extensive interagency experience including in exercises, simulations, and dilemma-based scenarios, and has coordinated diplomatic engagements with numerous countries in Southeast Asia, including tsunami relief.  She is a proven manager, having directed State Department desk offices and serving as Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Laos and deputy principal officer at the US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam.  She is a trainer for African military forces for UN and African Union peacekeeping missions through the US Institute of Peace/Department of State Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA) program.  Ms. Dickey has taught at the university level and is a successful training manager and analyst of complex operational environments. She holds a Master’s degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, a Master’s in Journalism from the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor’s in Political Science and French from Berry College.  She is on the governing board of the American Foreign Service Association.  She is studying towards a graduate certificate in conflict transformation at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia.  She is an EMU-certified STAR (Strategies in Trauma Awareness and Resilience) Practitioner.

     

    Daria Nashat

     

    Daria Nashat is an independent consultant with 15 years of experience in the field of peacebuilding, refugee return and post-conflict community building. She works on resilience, self-care and staff-care for individuals and organizations in high-stress, high-risk environments. Daria is a “Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience” (STAR) Practitioner as well as a Practitioner for Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT).  During her career she worked with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) at the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe; the German Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF); PAX Netherlands; the Heinrich Böll Foundation North America; and the Congressional Human Rights Caucus at the US House of Representatives. Daria has a Master’s in Political Science from Tübingen University in Germany.

     

    Elizabeth Snyder, PhD

     

    Dr. Elizabeth Snyder is the Founding Director of Applied Culture Group LLC. She has over 25 years experience in civilian and military education. Elizabeth holds a MA in Applied Anthropology from the Australian National University with concentrations in Peace & Conflict Studies and Gender & Development. She holds a PhD in German Cultural Studies from Harvard University with a focus on the societal impacts of 20th century warfare. Elizabeth has expertise in foreign language acquisition, conflict analysis, civilian peacebuilding, and civil-military relations. Ms. Snyder works directly with US Army Special Operations. She served as Team Lead for Culture Curriculum and Instruction at the Special Warfare Education Group at Fort Bragg, where she designed and delivered pre-deployment training to Special Forces, Military Information Support Operations, Civil Affairs, Cultural Support Teams, and Female Engagement Teams. Elizabeth has provided support to the Unconventional Warfare Exercises at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk. Elizabeth is a certified Master Resiliency Trainer (MRT) for the JFK Special Warfare Center and School. She is also certified in Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) through Eastern Mennonite University. Elizabeth currently divides her time between Fort Bragg, NC and Torii Station, Okinawa, where she lives with her husband who is active duty.

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    Dear Craig and the organizers,

    I was interested to follow this conference, however, will not be able as I am from Nepal.

    It would be nice to share the workshop findings and presentations.

    with best,

    Yubaraj

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