Self Care Summit

Event: 2023 Self Care Summit for Ohio Foster Care Youth and Alumni
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Location(s): We are considering two options:

  • Central Community House, which has a kitchen, art room and multipurpose roo
  • Hope Valley

Planning Committee:

  • ACTION Ohio: Dauntea and Antonio Sledge, Bethany Workman, Lisa Dickson, Nikki Chinn and Deanna Jones
  • OHIO YAB Ambassadors: Jewel Harris, Regine Turner and Raven Grice
  • OHIO YAB Alumni: Gabby Young, Melissa Stroud, and Cieria Rodriguez
  • Hope Valley Blessings: Violet Queen
  • Ohio Alumni: Janel Young, Genesis Shine and Aiden Tucker
  • Ohio Allies: Juanetta Burch, Laura Gaines
  • Support from Other States: Stephanie Byrd, Tori Shuler, and Natalie Lers

Topics will include:

  • Boundaries
  • Cognitive Dissonance
  • Domestic Violence and Red Flags
  • Ending the Cycle of Abuse
  • Forgiveness vs. Reconciliation
  • Navigating Interpersonal Conflict (i.e. roommate situations after foster care)
  • Self-Calming Techniques for Anxiety
  • Trauma Responses: Recognizing and Coping With Them
  • When Helping You Is Hurting Me
  • 36 Vertical Leap vs. Jar analogy

Supplies will include:

  • Shirts
  • Icebreaker balls that focus on self-care
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