HRC FREE Webcast Series: What About You? Tools to Promote Self-Care

This webcast, which will air on January 26, 2010 at 12:00pm ET, kicks off the 2010 Free HRC Webcast series. The webcast about the importance of Self-Care will feature a presentation by Ken Kraybill, the Center for Social Innovation, and Katie Volk, the National Center on Family homelessness.

What About You? Tools to Promote Self-Care

Presented by Ken Kraybill and Katie Volk
On January 26, 2010
From 12:00 - 1:30pm ET

Working with people experiencing homelessness and other traumas can be intense. It impacts one’s whole being. Learn how to build awareness, avoid pitfalls, find inspiration, and foster healthy and sustainable work environments for you and your team.

Who should attend?

Direct service providers, outreach workers, case managers, peer support specialists, project directors, team leaders, consumers, and policy makers can all benefit from this webcast.

Presenter Bios

Ken Kraybill, MSW
Ken has been working in the health, behavioral health, and homelessness arena for the past 27 years. Drawing upon 18 years of direct service and advocacy experience in homeless settings, Ken has developed various curricula, resource guides and workshops to inform and equip others in the field. He provides training nationally on topics including outreach and engagement, motivational interviewing, supervision, and personal and organizational wellness. Ken works for the Center for Social Innovation as a Training and Technical Assistance Specialist.

Katie Volk, MA
Katie Volk, MA, joined the National Center on Family Homelessness in September 2004. In her role as Director of Training, she manages the National Center's training efforts on homelessness, traumatic stress, trauma-informed service provision, self-care, and other related topics. She has been involved in numerous National Center projects, including the OrganWise Guys Pilot Program, the federally-funded Chronic Homelessness Initiative, and the Katrina Project. In partnership with organizations around the country, she developed the PEACH Initiative, a physical and emotional awareness program for children living in transitional settings. Katie has a joint Master of Arts from Tufts University in Child Development and Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning and continued her formal education through the 2006-2007 Trauma Certificate Program at the Trauma Center.


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Publication Date: 
Rockville, MD, USA