Hope and Healing Survivor Resource Center Presents

Building Resiliency: Surviving Generational Trauma

December 10, 2020 | 8:30-4:30 PM | Virtual Conference through Zoom


Hope and Healing Survivor Resource Center is excited to present our first all-day training conference. Please join us to learn more about the impacts of generational trauma on survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking. The content presented in this conference is relevant for counselors, social workers, victim’s advocates and other related fields. 6 CEs will be available for Ohio counselors and social workers. This activity has been submitted to the International Association of Forensic Nurses for approval to award 6 of contact hours. The International Association of Forensic Nurses is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


8:30-8:45 AM – Welcome

8:45 AM-9:45 AM – Traumatic Legacy: Exploring the Impacts of Generational Trauma – Jessica King, M.Ed., LPC

9:45-10:00 AM – Break

10:00 AM-12:00 PM – Morning break-out sessions (choose one):

  1. Neuroplasticity and Addressing Generational Sexual Violence: The Instillation of Hope through Neurobiology – Fawn Gordon, M.A.Ed., LPC and Chase Morgan-Swaney, M.A.Ed., LPC, NCC
  2. Children of Trauma and Familial Impact of Trauma – NiCole Thomas, LPCC-S
  3. Trauma-Informed Care in Healthcare – Michele Reali-Sorrell, DNP, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P

12:00-1:00 – Break

1:00-2:00 – Keynote Speaker Address: The Psychological Impact of Generational Trauma: Overcoming Historical Injuries Dr. Tania Lodge, PhD., LPCC-S, Clinical Director, Minority Behavioral Health Group

2:00-2:15 – Break

2:15-4:15 – Afternoon break-out sessions (choose one):

  1. Counselors Viewing Systematic Oppression as a Traumatic Experience – Dr. Leon Ellison Jr., LPCC-S
  2. Generational Trauma amongst Human Trafficking Survivors – Mary Kate Waggoner and Megan Vermillion, Education & Outreach Co-chairs of the Summit County Collaborative Against Human Trafficking
  3. Preventing Vicarious Trauma among Helping Professionals: An Employer’s Role – Sandy Parker, MS, RN and Megan McGonigal, Rape Crisis Center of Summit & Medina Counties

4:15-4:30 – Closing

Registration: $40

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