Past Presentations and References

Here is a sampling of the conferences and workshops at which we have presented:

Trauma/Vicarious Trauma/Compassion Fatigue Workshops

  • Salt Lake VA Staff
  • Ohio State University, College of Social Work
  • Providence Hospital, Kodiak, Alaska
  • National Association of Social Workers, Utah Chapter
  • University of Utah: PACE School of Social Work
  • The Children’s Center, Salt Lake City
  • University of Utah Counseling Center
  • Liberty Dialysis, Idaho
  • Veterans Administration, Salt Lake City
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI)
  • Valley Mental Health (VMH)
  • Primary Children’s Hosptial
  • YWCA Staff
  • Utah Rape Recovery Center
  • Utah Neurological Institute (UNI)

Conference Presentations

  • Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA) Global Summits,Jacksonville, FLA and Spartanburg, SC
  • IVAT (Institute on Violence and Trauma) Summit, San Diego.
  • Utah Domestic Violence Council (UVDC) (4 sessions)
  • FUTURES without Violence, Washington, DC
  • Early Childhood Mental Health Institute, Anchorage
  • Utah Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (USPAN)
  • First Annual Compassion Fatigue Conference, Toronto
  • Generations Conference: 4 sessions
  • Critical Issues Conference: 3 Sessions
  • Utah Bear River Aging Alliance Annual Conference
  • University of Utah Nurses
  • Utah Council on Domestic Violence Annual Conferences
  • Critical Issues in Children and Adolescents (2 sessions)
  • SWAVO (State Wide Advocates against Violence)
  • Utah Coalition of Caregivers
  • Utah Parents Association
  • Utah Association Home Caregivers
  • Utah Nurses Association (UNA)


  • Douglas Goldsmith, PhD., Executive Director, The Children’s Center, SLC.
  • Shelley White, LCSW. Director of the Wellness-Survivorship Center, Huntsman Cancer Institute.
  • David Emerson, E-RYT.  Director of Yoga Services, Trauma Justice Institute, and author of Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga.
  • Farrina Coulam, LCSW. Professor, University of Utah School of Social Work.
  • Emily Bleyl, LCSW.  Utah Chapter of National Association of Social Workers, Director, NASW Utah Chapter
  • Gina Hemma, LCSW, Women’s Program Manager, Utah Veteran’s Association. 801-582-1565x 5423
  • Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed., CCC.  Toronto, CANADA.  Psychotherapist, Compassion Fatigue Specialist Kingston, On. K7L 1G8 Tel:  613-547-3247 Email: