WE HAVE TRAINED, CONSULTED, AND PROVIDED WITH AND PROVIDED DIRECT SERVICE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:
HAPPI was invited to present a workshop entitled: Expressive Arts and Social Activism in the Era of Climate Change. We enjoyed facilitating a workshop for 15-20 UC Davis students!
The Freedom Story (www.thefreedomstory.org)
We also collaborated with Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation, an organization working to prevent and save children from trafficking in Vietnam. We gave a half day training to nearly 20 staff on trauma-informed care, utilizing the expressive arts and mindfulness to teach the material.
We also collaborated with La Casa de las Madres in San Francisco, who serves girls and women who are victims or vulnerable for domestic violence /abuse. We helped them re-shape their Teen Dating violence workshop for high school students to make it more trauma-informed and expressive arts therapy based.
TRAINING LOCAL STAFF IN NORTHERN THAILAND
In the Summer 2015 we provided a full day training on trauma-informed care via the expressive arts for staff who work with victims or who are at risk for trafficking. We integrated brain research, statistics, cross-cultural dialogue and experiential activities to engage our audience of 20 who represented multiple organizations in Northern Thailand.