The Safety Team in “The Other Paper”
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by rmplaskon
3M ago
Carole Vasta Folley shares her experience having taken the Empowerment Self-Defense course in “The Other Paper.” Read her story. The post The Safety Team in “The Other Paper” appeared first on The Safety Team ..read more
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Disrupting the Dominoes
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by rmplaskon
3M ago
On this episode of Disrupting the Dominoes, Arlene chats with Dr. Christine DiBlasio and Nancy Keller, leaders of The Safety Team. The Safety Team, Inc., is a 501(c)3 Vermont nonprofit organization dedicated to the safety, empowerment, resiliency, and well-being of women. Part of their work is their revolutionary TESD program, which utilizes the fundamentals of Empowerment Self Defense and therapeutic healing practices as an integrated approach to healing and violence prevention. In this episode, they discuss the program and the importance of physical movement and somatics in providing a holis ..read more
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Congratulations to The Safety Team’s, Dr. Christine DiBlasio, on being named Vermont Woman of the Year!
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by rmplaskon
3M ago
Dr. DiBlasio and The Safety Team’s Therapeutic Sexual Violence Recovery Program is Transforming Lives. “I am thrilled to be recognized for this honor based on the tireless work of The Safety Team and the great need for the work that we are doing,” said DiBlasio, who serves as the organization’s president. “We can’t always stop ‘the bad’, but we can always add to ‘the good’ by empowering people. Our programs help participants to discover the power of their bodies, reclaim their voice, better understand trauma and triggers, and practice boundary setting along with practical self-defense. There i ..read more
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Local workshops offer self-defense training for women
The Safety Team Blog
by rmplaskon
3M ago
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Statistics show that violence against women — and violence in general — is on the rise in the United States. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence says over 39% percent of women in Vermont have been physically abused by a partner. But a volunteer team is hoping to equip women in our community with the know-how to defend themselves.  For the past 20 years, “The Safety Team” has been working to prevent violence and heal trauma. There are a number of ways they do it, and while most of their workshops are by women, for women, the information learned c ..read more
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Notice That Podcast
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by rmplaskon
3M ago
Melissa interviews The Safety Team. A group of women facilitating healing in women with trauma backgrounds through empowered. Empowerment Self-Defense W. The Safety Team Therapist UncensoredThank you to Dr. Ann Kelley, internationally recognized co-host of Therapist Uncensored, for working with Safety Team members, Christine DiBlasio, Darcy Richardson, Christina Allard and Nancy Keller to present a thought provoking, informative podcast; Integrating Self-Defense, Neuroscience and Affirmative Consent to Build Empowerment and Heal Trauma.  Find our podcast, broadcasted in 270 countries,&nb ..read more
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Big Things, Small Things
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by Peg Rieley
1y ago
I lost my voice last week. Literally. I had laryngitis for three days, and communicated using hand signals and facial expressions and with the assistance of a white board.  I must admit that I was fascinated by the change in group dynamics, caused by my vocal absence. Try it sometime. That being said, I don’t want to lose my voice again anytime soon. It is frustrating to have thoughts that you cannot share and to be overlooked in conversations, as if you don’t exist.  No one’s fault really, but if you are silent, well, you simply can’t be heard. I must confess, though, tha ..read more
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