Among the tips from ABA's Allison K. Hill and PK Sindwani are to host a socially distant or virtual party for staff, find ways to take breaks, and invite staff to participate in a friendly competition.
The session, presented in partnership with the Center for Anti-Violence Education, offered a basic self-defense workshop through a trauma-informed lens to provide practical ways to respond to the spectrum of violence.
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