“Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?” – Sun Tzu
Being an advocate is inherently often a battlefield because many of the goals are difficult to achieve. Working with people who have experienced the harm caused by offenders is difficult work on a heart level, but is compounded because in many ways, the Criminal Justice System is not a healing environment. This training will further expound on the teaching of Sun Tzu to assist advocates in developing and expanding thoughtful strategy to be employed in helping victims transcend trauma- which often requires systems change.
-Translate the principles of the Art of War through the lens of advocacy with crime victims & survivors
-Translate the principles of the Art of War through the lens of systems change advocacy
-Explore how to create a powerful voice
-Understand the implications of the changing playing field
-Dive into various tools that can be implemented in the work of creating transcendence