NEWS AND EVENTS

 

February 2nd, 2018

“THRIVING YOU! Real Tools For Addressing And Transforming Vicarious Trauma”training. Victim Advocacy Programs. Tampa, FL.

 

December 12th, 2017

“Creating a Culture of Trauma-Informed Care” training. Community Victim Advocacy. Detroit, MI. 

 

Sept 2017-January 2018

New 10 Part Webinar Series “At the Intersection of DV, Addiction, and Mental Health: Best Practices” 

 

October 12th, 2017

Human Trafficking Education Conference. Vicarious Trauma Prevention Training. Green House, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

 

August 18th, 2017

“THRIVING YOU! Real Tools For Addressing And Transforming Vicarious Trauma” training. Air Force Family Advocacy Program. Saint Petersburg, FL.

 

July 21st, 2017

“THRIVING YOU! Real Tools to Address and Transform Vicarious Trauma” training. Vera House. Syracuse, NY.

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July 18th, 2017

“Creating Sustainable Cultures of Trauma-Informed Care ” training. Oswego County Opportunities, Inc. Oswego, NY.

 

May-August 217

“Shelter Living, Simplified: Complete Advocate’s Guide” 10 Part Webinar Series

 

May-July 2017
“Transforming Our Programs: Comprehensive Guide to Trauma-Informed, Accessible, and Culturally Relevant Advocacy” 8 Part Webinar Series

 

May 5th, 2017

“THRIVING YOU! Real Tools For Addressing And Transforming Vicarious Trauma” training.  PAAM Victim Rights Program, Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan. Lansing, MI.

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April 2017
“Shelter Life: Innovative Solutions and Programming” Webinar Series

 

March 8th, 2017

“Creating Sustainable Cultures of Trauma-Informed Care” training. Honolulu, HI.

 

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March 2017

Webinar Series “THRIVING YOU: Real Tools for Addressing and Transforming Vicarious Trauma”

 

February 7th, 2017

“Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Comprehensive Prevention and Intervention Plan” training. Omaha, NE.

 

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January 31st, 2017

“Thriving YOU! Real Tools for Addressing and Transforming Vicarious Trauma” training. National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Denver, CO.

January 27th, 2017

Creating Sustainable and Effective Workplace Domestic Violence Programs” training. Denver CO.

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January 2017

 “Becoming Trauma-Informed: Organizational Toolkit” Webinar Series

 

November 2016

Webinar Series ” Realities of Shelter Life: Real Tools, Real Solutions” Webinar Series

 

September 2016

 “Victim Advocate, Heal Thyself: Real Tools for Addressing and Transforming Vicarious Trauma” Webinar Series

 

August 2016

 “Becoming Trauma-Informed: Organizational Toolkit” Webinar Series

 

June 24th, 2016

“Victim Advocate, Heal Thyself: Real Tools for Addressing and Transforming Vicarious Trauma” Training. Shelter House. Ft. Walton, FL.

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June 10th, 2016

“Victim Advocate, Heal Thyself: Real Tools for Addressing and Transforming Vicarious Trauma” Training.  Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, Topeka, KS.

 

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June 9th, 2016

“Vicarious Traumatization:  An Occupational Hazard” Training. Florence Crittenton. Topeka, KS.

 

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May-June 2016

Webinar Series ” Realities of Shelter Life: Real Tools, Real Solutions” 

 

May 4th, 2016

“Heal Thyself: Real Tools for Addressing and Transforming Vicarious Trauma” and  “Trauma Informed Accessibility: Serving Survivors with Mental Health and Substance Use Considerations” at Trauma Informed Approaches Conference hosted by Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance. Charlottesville, VA.

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May 2nd, 2016

“Creating a Culture of Trauma-Informed Care” training. Hosted by SARA, Inc.. Roanoke, VA.

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March 2016
“Shelter Life: Innovative Solutions and Programming” Webinar Series

FEB 2016

”Realities of Shelter Life: Real Tools, Real Solutions” Webinar Series

FEB 2016
“Trauma Informed Accessibility: Serving Survivors with Mental Health and Substance Use Considerations” Webinar Series

March 4th, 2016

Thriving YOU Institute  is a place  to learn, practice, recharge, and connect-an ultimate blueprint  to living healthy and content while thriving in a trauma-related field! Get ready for the eye-opening learning experience of your career! Thriving YOU Institute will be held at Marriott’s Delta Orlando Hotel located within walking distance to Disney Springs,  and just minutes to Walt Disney World Resort®,  Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, Universal Studios Orlando®,  Sea World.  Gulf and Atlantic Beaches are less than one hour away! Bring your whole family and stay a while for Walt Disney magic or Florida beaches! Afterall, Orlando’s average temp in March is 79°.  Mini-vacation, anyone? Seating is very limited! Registration Closed 01/22/16.

 

 

December 15th, 2015

A Day of Healing and Wellness” co-hosted by A Window Between Worlds and Olga Phoenix Project. Los Angeles, Ca.

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November 20th, 2015

“Vicarious Trauma Prevention in 6 Easy Steps: How to Thrive in Trauma Field”, Honolulu, HI.

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October 9th, 2015

“Ceremony Honors Domestic Violence Victims” article about my Silent Witness 2014 keynote and Sylvania DV taskforce meeting in Toledo Blade Newspaper.

 

October 7th, 2015

Walking Alongside the Grief: Domestic Violence Murder and Those Left Behind“Silent Witness Unveiling Ceremony Keynote. Bowling Green University Women’s Center. Bowling Green, Ohio.

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October 6th, 2015

“Domestic Violence Victims to Be Honored at Silent Witness Project Unveiling Ceremony” article about my upcoming keynote at Silent Witness in La Prensa Newspaper.

 

August, 2015

“Trauma-Informed Access: Serving Survivors with Mental Health and Substance Use Considerations.” Safe Embrace, Reno, NV.

Amazing, strong, creative, resourceful team of Safe Embrace, Reno, NV! These WonderPeople knocked my socks off with their passion and dedication to serving domestic violence survivors, and their commitment to trauma informed care model and vicarious trauma prevention! In deep gratitude for all your amazing work!!! Can’t wait to see you all again!! Much love!

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August 7th, 2015

“Building Organizational Cultures of Sustainability and Vicarious Trauma Prevention.” Event Open to Public. Training site: Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel, Dana Point, CA 92629. (Beach Lovers Rejoice!:D). Register before 8/3/15 to get an Amazing Early Bird Special of Only $99! Regular price is $149. FLASH SALE July 28th-Aug 3rd: FOR EACH PAID REGISTRATION ONE STAFF ATTENDS FREE! After you register, please email info@olga.demosjobs.com to receive the FREE Registration Pass. REGISTRATION CLOSED. Registration includes training materials, beverages, and lunch.

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July-August 2015

Webinar Series “Becoming Trauma-Informed: Organizational Toolkit”
July 31st, 2015
“Vicarious Trauma Prevention in 6 Easy Steps: How to Thrive in Trauma Field”, Tampa, Florida (Private event, not open to public).

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July 2015

Webinar Series “Realities of Shelter Life: Part Two”

June 12th, 2015

“Building Organizational Cultures of Sustainability and Vicarious Trauma Prevention”, Emeryville, California. Ann Martin Psychotherapy and Educational Support Center. Open to Public. Save $50 with Fantastic Early Bird Special until Friday 06/01/15!! Scholarships Available-please email info@olga.demosjobs.com with scholarship requests. Click This Link to Register! 

MISSSEY TEAM!

MISSSEY TEAM!

 

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ANNIE AND SABRINA OF BUILDING FUTURES!

The most magical WonderPeople, fighters for social change, gifts of this Universe from all over the Bay Area came together today for “Building Organizational Cultures of Sustainability and Vicarious Trauma Prevention” training, co-hosted by Ann Martin Center and Olga Phoenix Project! We are changing organizational policies, rewriting history, creating nurturing safe spaces for Thriving WonderPeople! That’s because we are SO worth it!!! Pictured above: Loving and Magical Annie and Sabrina of Building Futures with Women and Children and Creative and Amazing Team of MISSSEY. Thank you for today! I am AMAZED AND IN OWE of your strength, resilience, compassion, empathy, and loving spirit! Together,we are STRONG♥

June 2015

Webinar Series “Realities of Shelter Life: Real Tools, Real Solutions”

May 29th, 2015

“Vicarious Trauma Prevention in 6 Easy Steps: How to Thrive in Trauma Field”, San Diego, California.

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May 2015

Webinar Series “Voluntary Services and Shelter Life: Real Tools, Real Solutions” 

March 17th, 2015

“Victim Advocate’s Guide to Wellness: Six Dimensions of Vicarious Trauma-Free Life” book has been translated into Spanish! “Guía de Bienestar del Defensor de Víctimas: Seis Dimensiones de la Vida libre de Estrés Traumático Secundario” is now on amazon in ebook and paperback!

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March 4th, 2015

“Six Dimensions of Vicarious Trauma Free Life: And Your Guide to Getting There!” at Project Harmony Child Protection Center Speaking of Children Conference March 4 – 6, 2015, LaVista, Nebraska.

February 13th, 2015

“Six Dimensions of Vicarious Trauma Free Life: And Your Guide to Getting There!” at Ann Martin Psychotherapy and Educational Support Center, Emeryville, California.

November 21st, 2014

“Building Personal and Organizational Culture of Vicarious Trauma Prevention and Sustainability in Victim Advocacy” address at Transcending Adversity: 2014 Alaska Child Maltreatment Conference, November 17-21, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska.

October 17th, 2014

“Vicarious Trauma and Working with Sexual Offenders” training for United States Probation Office Southern District of Iowa, Iowa City. Iowa.


Received an honorary title of US Courts Probation and Pretrial Officer and a medal to prove it:). Thank you!!!

October 6-7, 2014

“Six Dimensions of Life Free of Vicarious Trauma: And a Map to Getting You There!” training for White Buffalo Calf Woman Society, Inc. staff and other participating agencies, Rosebud, South Dakota.


The Wonder Women and Wonder Man of White Buffulo Calf Woman Society! And they LOVE my book!!!:)

September 9th, 2014

“Building Personal and Organizational Culture of Vicarious Trauma Prevention and Sustainability in Victim Advocacy” address at 19th International Conference & Summit on Violence, Abuse & Trauma, September 9th, 2014, San Diego, California.

September 2014

“Victim Advocate’s Guide to Wellness: Six Dimensions of Vicarious Trauma-Free Life” Webinar Series September 4th-September 25th @4pm EST/1 pm PST.

September 1st, 2014

“Victim Advocate’s Guide to Wellness: Six Dimensions of Vicarious Trauma-Free Life” BOOK IS OUT IN EBOOK AND PAPERBACK!! YAY!!!:DDDDD. Please follow this link to this book on Amazon.

August 2014

“Trauma-Informed Accessibility: Serving LGBTQIA, LEP, and Immigrant Survivors of Interpersonal Violence” Webinar Series July 31th-August 21th @2pm EST/11pm PST

July 2014

“Creating Trauma-Informed Services and Organizations: Outreach, Assessment, Advocacy, and Service Delivery” Webinar Series July 2nd-July 30 @ 2pm EST/11 am PST $nbsp;
Native Women’s Society of Great Plains Annual Training “Creating Accessible, Culturally Relevant and Trauma Informed Services and Organizations” and “Vicarious Trauma Prevention and Sustainability”, Oglala, South Dakota.


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June, 2014

Webinar Series: “Shelter Solutions: Innovative Programs and Services” June 10th 2pm EST-July 1st 2pm EST

May 13th, 2014

South Carolina Victim Assistance Network (SCVAN) Victims’ Rights Week Conference 2014 victim advocates workshop “Victim Advocate, Heal Thyself: Your Preventative and Sustainable Self-Care Plan”, Columbia, SC.


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May 2014

New Webinar Series “Realities Of Shelter Life: Real Tools, Real Solutions” May 14th-June4th @2pm EST/11am PST

New Webinar Series”Trauma Informed and Gender Responsive Care: Serving Women Survivors of Violence with Co-Occurring Disorders”May 1st May 22nd @ 2pm EST/11am PST

April 28th, 2014

YWCA of Olympia, WA web-training, part II: “Creating Trauma-Informed Services and Organizations: Outreach, Assessment, Advocacy, and Service Delivery.”

April 15th, 2014

Crossroads Safehouse domestic violence advocate’s training“Victim Advocate, Heal Thyself: Real Tools for Addressing and Transforming Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue”, Fort Collins, CO.

April 10th, 2014

Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence Annual Conference Keynote Address: “Organizational Culture of Vicarious Trauma Prevention and Sustainability in Victim Advocacy”, Nashville, TN.

April, 2014

New Webinar Series “Six Dimensions of Life Free of Vicarious Trauma: And a Map to Getting You There!”

March 31st, 2014

YWCA of Olympia, WA web-training, part I: “Creating Trauma-Informed Services and Organizations: Outreach, Assessment, Advocacy, and Service Delivery.”

March, 2014

New Webinar Series:” Transforming Our Programs: Providing Trauma-Informed, Accessible, and Culturally Relevant Services to LGBTQ, LEP, and Immigrant Survivors of Interpersonal Violence.”

March 12th, 2014

My interview with National Safe Child Show on UBNRadio.com, a leader in Internet broadcasting with thousands of listeners worldwide.Topics include Victim Advocacy, Vicarious Trauma Prevention, and what we at Olga Phoenix Project are doing to help advocates worldwide to be healthy and most effective in serving survivors and fostering social change! A sneak peak at very secret work-in-progress! You can listen in on the web at http://www.ubnradio.com on channel 2, National Safe Child Show. Callers are welcome to call in with their questions on 1-323-843-2826 during the show. Our live show is also video streamed and viewers have a chat room to engage with us. Please encourage your fans, friends and clients to call in. Show will air live on March 12th, 2014 at 12:03 pm PST. It can also be heard on UBNRadio.com’s archives at http://www.ubnradio.com/nationalsafechild, Podcast, TuneIn or on Itunes after 48hrs, at no charge!

March 10th, 2014

My interview with Diane McMahon for Pink Magazine. Social change and prevention in domestic violence. History, progress, and future aspirations for being raising our effectiveness in eradicating interpersonal violence. Pink Magazine: Celebrate Your Womentality.

February 7th, 2014

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, FBI Special Agent David Thomas, Executive Director of Lutheran Family Services Bredrija Jazic, and myself talk about the horrors of international and domestic human trafficking in the episode of WIS10 News entitled” Sex Slavery, human trafficking “alive and well’ in SC”. I also share my personal childhood story of war, poverty, collapse of Soviet Union, violence, and sex trafficking. Watch full episode here.

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February 5th, 2014

So grateful to be able to work with fantastic investigative reporter PJ Randhawa and her team from WIS 10 News on Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness! Feeling raw and vulnerable for sharing some parts of my own story, directly connected to this issue. Thankful to be able to take a stand and contribute to the cause. Amazed at how much people really DO care! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

February, 2014

New Webinar Series: “Trauma Informed Accessibility: Serving Survivors with Mental Health and Substance Use Considerations, Rethinking Shelter Rules”.

February, 2014

We started “News and Events” page!:)

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