Thursday, Dec. 10
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions
This presentation will be on the newly established Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and its mission to safeguard and secure the nation’s cyber and communications infrastructure. It will include a discussion on the current cyber threat landscape and a non-technical look at the methodology of a cyber-attack, protective measures and best practices to help protect against cyber-attacks, and many no-cost cybersecurity resources offered via CISA.
Presented by Ben Gilbert, Cybersecurity Advisor, Region III, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Philadelphia, Pa.
The Stop the Bleed campaign, initiated by a federal interagency workgroup convened by National Security Council staff, helps build resilience by better preparing bystanders to save lives through raising awareness of basic actions that stop life threatening bleeding following everyday emergencies. Advances made by military medicine and research in hemorrhage control informed this initiative, which exemplifies translation of knowledge to benefit the public.
Presented by Deborah Erdman, Injury Prevention Coordinator for Trauma, and Jerry Jenkins, Performance Improvement Coordinator, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa.
This workshop centers on the Youth Mental Health First Aid program and the importance of raising awareness of the mental health concerns facing our youth. Presenters will share research-based resources, including an overview of the program and provide opportunities for participants to engage in case-study experiences.
Presented by Wendy Bellew, Lecturer, and Peter Licona, Assistant Professor of Education, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pa.
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Keynote Address by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, Founder, Director, The Trauma Stewardship Institute, Seattle, Wash., and Closing Remarks
Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others
During this interactive session, you will be provided with practical tools to help you and others persevere in the face of trauma, secondary trauma and overwhelm. Whether this is related to your work, personal life, the pandemic, systematic oppression and structural supremacy surfacing in exceedingly painful ways, or the unfolding of the climate crisis, you will learn about possible consequences as well as strategies for sustaining yourself and each other.