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FREE Workshop! From Trauma to Triumph

By AZRWHN on July 22, 2013 in Events

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From Trauma to Triumph:

Working with Childhood Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence Survivors.

A training for health professionals  who serve pregnant childhood sexual abuse and domestic violence survivors.  This training will give you information and tools for working with all of your patients – pregnant or not – and ultimately make you a more effective provider, who knows how to navigate the complexities of working with survivors.

Selena ShelleyThe morning training will cover:

Childhood sexual abuse and domestic violence – definitions and prevalence
Impact of childhood sexual abuse/domestic violence on  pregnancy, birth, and postpartum
How to inquire about a client’s abuse history and respond to a disclosure
Tools for better serving survivor clients during their childbearing year and beyond

The lunchtime training will cover:

Signs that you are working with a childhood sexual abuse or domestic violence survivor
Power differentials between caregiver and patient
Impact doctors can have on a survivor’s birth experience and life

Facilitated by:  Selena Shelley, MA, CD, LCCE, CHBE

Selena has fifteen years of experience as a social worker, psychotherapist, and birth doula working with pregnant childhood sexual abuse /domestic violence survivors. She lives in Colorado.  As a From Trauma to Triumph trainer, she helps professionals learn how to work more easily and effectively with survivors during this transformative time in their lives.

Space is Limited.  For More Information or to Register:

Contact Edgardo Figueroa at to register for the training in Yuma, AZ and Kim Zill at to register for the training to be held in Flagstaff, AZ.


  • September 26, 2013 / 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Yuma Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive, Room B & C , Yuma, AZ
  • September 30, 2013 / 8:00 am-12:00 (all providers) 12:00-1:00 (Medical Providers) North Country Healthcare / Community Education Room / 2920 North 4th Street, Flagstaff, AZ


  • Lunch will be provided
  • CEU/CME  provided

Lunchtime Presentation Slides Click Here



Brought to you by:  Regional Center for Border Health, Inc./ North Country Healthcare / Arizona Rural Women’s Health Network

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