Media Invited to Cover St. Croix Community

UVI MEDIA ALERT                                                                               DATE: May 16, 2013

 

Media Invited to Cover St. Croix Community Forum on Treating Trauma; Sponsored by UVI’s Anti-Violence and Peace Initiative

Members of the media are invited to cover a free community forum for the general public on the topic “From Hurting to Healing: A Community Approach to Treating Trauma.” The forum is set for 6 to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, May 16. It will be held in the Great Hall on UVI’s Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Presentations are planned by Police Commissioner Rodney Querrard, Assistant Attorney General Jasmine Griffin, and Trauma Healing Trainer Carolyn Keys. Panel presentations will follow.

The forum is part of two days of conferences for counselors, social workers, first responders and others who deal with victims of trauma. Those sessions are being held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the St. Thomas campus today, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix on Friday, May 17. The forum and conferences are hosted by UVI’s Anti-Violence and Peace Initiative. For details visit the website of the Association of Virgin Islands Psychologists at www.vipsychologists.org.

Event:       Anti-Violence Community Forum

May 16 – St. Croix Anti-Violence Community Forum – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Venue:      Great Hall, UVI’s Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix          

Contact:    UVI Public Relations Office at (340) 693-1057