San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
April 1 & 2, 2014: The Art of Hosting Conversations that Matter in Healing Trauma in our Histories, our Families, our Communities and our Organizations
8:30am - 5:00pm
Weaving participatory practices with the Sanctuary Model®.
Co-sponsored by The Art of Hosting and Good Shepherd Services and ANDRUS
The 2-day Art of Hosting practicum introduces a way of working together that invites the Sanctuary Model's 7 Commitments components - particularly open communication, shared governance, social responsibility and growth and change. Art of Hosting is a proven practice of utilizing participatory processes ~~ i.e., Circle, World Cafe, Open Space, Theory U and Appreciative Inquiry ~~ in a way that engages and activates the passion, wisdom and possibility in groups of people with diverse wisdom and skills to create a place - to heal trauma in our histories, our communities, our organizations and our families.
What emerges: • Deep learning • Community Inquiry • Strategic change ideas • Engaging processes • Bold action • Courage and inspiration • Communities of practice• Local and global allies • Practical tools to co-create a new future
April 3, 2014 Restoring Sanctuary – A Strategy Session with Sandra Bloom, M.D.
Co-Founder of the Sanctuary Model
and co-author of Restoring Sanctuary: A new operating system for trauma-informed systems of care
8:30am – 12:30pm
What are the risks we need to take to shift and transform our systems, organizations and communities to promote healing and growth?
Sandra L. Bloom, M.D. is a Board Certified psychiatrist, and co-founder along with ANDRUS, of the Sanctuary Model an evidence-supported, developmentally grounded, trauma‐informed organizational change method focused on caregiving organizations of all kinds. In 2005 Dr. Bloom partnered with ANDRUS, a child-serving non profit in Yonkers, New York to launch the ANDRUS Sanctuary Institute with the sole purpose of helping other organizations adopt the Model. To date, the ANDRUS Sanctuary Institute, together with Dr. Bloom have worked with over 300 organizations nationally and internationally to help them formally adopt the Sanctuary Model. Dr. Bloom was a Past President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and in1998 received the Sarah Haley Award for Clinical Excellence from the ISTSS. From 1980-2001, Dr. Bloom served as Founder and Executive Director of the Sanctuary inpatient psychiatric programs for the treatment of trauma‐related disorders in adults.
Her first book, Creating Sanctuary: Toward the Evolution of Sane Societies tells the story of the creation of one of the nation’s first inpatient programs for the treatment of adults who were abused as children. In 2006, Dr. Bloom became a recipient of the Temple University School of Medicine Alumni Achievement Award for her work. She is the Past‐President of the Philadelphia chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) and during her tenure Dr. Bloom co-authored a second book, Bearing Witness: Violence and Collective Responsibility, the first book to focus on the intersection between traumatic experience and public health. In 2010 Dr. Bloom co-authored, Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery,
published by Oxford University Press that focuses on the impact of organizational stress in human service organizations. The third volume of this series, Restoring Sanctuary: Transform Your Organization and Change the World has just been published by Oxford University Press. She is currently Co-director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice and Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy at the School of Public Health at Drexel University.