Sarah Yanosy

LCSW, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Ms. Yanosy’s career has integrated clinical work, education, and administration, resulting in expertise in individual and family therapy, program and curriculum development as well as program evaluation and replication. Ms. Yanosy currently teaches at the Fordham University School of Social Services and the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She served as the Founding Director of an international training and consultation organization serving over 350 organizations across the US and in 7 other countries, teaching human service providers to implement trauma-informed interventions. Most recently, Ms. Yanosy co-developed Creating Presence, an online training model for trauma responsive practice.

Ms. Yanosy has been a keynote and featured speaker on trauma and organizational culture and has published extensively on the implementation and impact of trauma responsive practice. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Cornell University and Smith College respectively, and has completed post graduate programs at New York University, Fordham University and Columbia Business School.

2.45 - 4.15 PM Afternoon Break-Out 2

Wednesday Afternoon 2024

Intersections of Lived Experience and Organizational Trauma

This workshop will explore the concept of “wounds of othering” based on research on racial trauma. The presenter will describe creating cultural safety as a requirement for trauma informed practice. The presenter will frame organizational stress and power dynamics as exacerbating factors to existing experiences of interpersonal trauma and exposure to systems of oppression. Further discussion will include strategies for creating cultural safety using trauma-responsive skills overlayed with the Privilege and Subjugated Task Model developed by Kenneth Hardy.

This session is eligible for 1.5 CEs.

Choose 1 of 3 afternoon break-outs.