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Multnomah County East Building, Gresham

600 NE 8th Street
Gresham, OR 97030, US (map)

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  • Thursday
    Jan 18 2018
    Understanding the Impact of Trauma

    Class Description

    This workshop will examine the range of trauma response, articulate the connection between oppression and trauma, and teach skills to support survivors of trauma and build sustainability for trauma work.

    This class covers the following training requirement areas as well as touching on Advocacy and Crisis Response:

    • Effects on survivors and trauma (single event/or cumulative trauma, coping strategies, intersection with other issues, dynamics of suicide, barriers for immigrants/people of color/LGBTQ/rural populations)
    • Adults molested as children (effects of childhood sexual abuse on adult survivors, potential triggers, ways to support, appropriate referrals, self car and vicarious trauma)

    Learning objectives. Participants will:

    • Understand the range of trauma response to help guide advocacy work and support allyship skills and behaviors.
    • Articulate an understanding of the connection between oppression and trauma.
    • Learn tools to support survivors of trauma and increase sustainability in trauma support and social change work.


    • Different kinds of trauma
    • Responses to trauma including PTSD
    • How trauma impacts the brain
    • How childhood sexual abuse can impact children and adults
    • Connections between trauma and other issues including substance abuse
    • Traumatic Bonding
    • Coping with trauma and how to best support survivors and ourselves
    • Burnout, Countertransference, and Vicarious Trauma
    • Practical tools for health, wellness, and sustainability

    This workshop fulfills a requirement for 40-hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training

    We want this session to be as accessible for everyone as possible, including for people with disabilities. Please let us know what we might do to accommodate your needs or requests and we will do our best to make arrangements. Please contact Aila Hauru at ailah@ywcapdx.org or (503) 294-7480.

  • Wednesday
    Nov 8 2017
    The Community Alliance of Tenants: Where We Go Next: Public Meeting

    Join the #Portland Consortium Community Development Block Grant Program for a free public meeting and discussion on where we go next as a community.

    Guests will discuss economic development, social services, and housing needs in Portland, Gresham, and Multnomah County. Your input will help local government prioritize resources for the 2018–2019 spending plan to address community needs.

    Co-hosted City of Portland, Home Forward, Multnomah County, Oregon, the City of Gresham, and Equal Housing Opportunity.

    Free dinner served at 5:45 p.m.

    Call or email for interpreters, childcare, or special accommodations:

    Ashley.Miller@GreshamOregon.gov / 503-618-2814

    For more information, to comment on the Portland Consortium's Annual Action Plans, or to request a hard copy, visit www.portlandoregon.gov/phb/conplan or contact Kim McCarty at Kim.McCarty@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-5312. Comments may be submitted electronically, in person, by mail, or by phone. Submit your comments online (https://t.e2ma.net/click/rawqpb/zsfw3g/37dg3cb) or send them to:

    Portland Housing Bureau Attn: Con Plan Staff 421 SW 6th Ave, Suite 500 Portland, OR 97204

    To submit your comments via email or phone, contact Kim McCarty at Kim.McCarty@portlandoregon.gov or 503.823.5312 (TDD 503.823.6868). Please submit your comments by November 30, 2017.

    Sign up at https://t.e2ma.net/click/rawqpb/zsfw3g/j0eg3cb to receive email notifications about upcoming meetings and related updates.

    Reasonable Accommodations: To help ensure equal access to City programs, services, and activities, the City of Portland will upon request, provide interpretation, translation, childcare, and reasonably modify policies/procedures, and provide auxiliary aids/services/alternative formats to persons with disabilities. Call or email to request accommodations. 503.823.2375, TTY, 503.823.6868.

    Language interpretation is available: Please call 503-823-5312 at least 48 hours before the meeting to request service.

    Interpretación está disponible para esta reunión. Por favor llame a 503-823-5312 al menos 48 horas antes de la reunión para solicitar estos servicios.

    Daryeelka ilmaha iyo tarjumaada waa kuwo la helayo kulankaan. Fadlan wac 503-823-5312 ugu yaraan 48 saacadood kahor kulanka si aad u codsatid adeega.