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Village Earth

Workshop On Youth Self-Injury Prevention

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One of the 7 Lakota values is to “Ihakta” one another, to look out for each other or not to leave one another behind. Many of our children and youth are being “left behind” and are cutting themselves and using self-injury as a way to cope. what is “self-injury’, what does it look like, how do we as helpers, family and community respond to this?

CONFIRMED PRESENTERS:

Richard Two Dogs (Lakota Traditional Healer), Richard Laughter (MD, Psychiatrist), Joseph Stone (Psychologist), Stanley R. Holder Sr. (Psychologist)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Tribal Leadership, Parents, Youth Counselors, Social Workers, Youth Workers, Advocates, Juvenile Judges, Clergy, Teachers, Educators, and Community Members.

SPONSORS

Wakanyeja Pawicayapi (The Children First), Knife Chief Buffalo Nation, Village Earth

FLYER

Click here to download PDF Flyer LIMITED CONFERENCE FEE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR PARENTS AND YOUTH PARTICIPANTS.

CONFERENCE FEE: $400.00

CONFERENCE WEBSITE:

www.woasniya.com

CONTACT:

LINDA TWO BULLS at [email protected]

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