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Trauma-Informed Care Social Work Conference with TASSC in DC next Fri. June 22; register by tomorrow

For anyone interested in trauma-informed care, social work advocacy, interdisciplinary models of care, and/or work with international populations, you are invited to join the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition (TASSC) for its 20th Anniversary Conference – "Building a Home Away from Home" on Friday, June 22nd at American University in Washington, DC. You must register by June 15th to attend. To learn more, register, and see the full agenda, head to the following site: 4 Continuing Education credits are available as well! For this year's conference, we will highlight and celebrate the elements which make TASSC unique in our mission to support survivors and abolish torture. We'll kickoff the conference with a special keynote session featuring TASSC's early members and founders, which will discuss TASSC's roots in advocacy as a form of healing. Additional sessions will focus on TASSC's core values: providing strengths-based, survivor-led, trauma-informed and interdisciplinary care, in the context of different disciplines and professional backgrounds. Our fourth panel, led by Advocacy Program Manager Andrea Barron, will focus on Advocacy and Human Rights,TASSC's advocacy model, and our proven track record influencing policy. This session will be followed by a Advocacy Training for all those interested in doing advocacy on the Hill, alongside TASSC survivors, on June 26th. Again, to see the full conference agenda, and to register by June 15th, head to the following site: If you plan to participate in Advocacy Day on June 26th, you must attend the Advocacy & Human Rights panel and the Advocacy Training on June 22nd. You must also email Andrea Barron at by Friday, June 15th. Feel free to contact Camilla at with any questions! Thanks and I hope to see y'all there!

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