I. PROFESSIONAL STAFF DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS & PROGRAMS

SEXUALITY & SEXUAL ABUSE

Hush Hush: Training which educates staff about how culture impacts sexuality & sexual abuse and how the silence around sexual abuse affects your clients

Hush Hush the Healing Project - Hush Hush is a play written by Aquaila Barnes that explores a family deals with the disclosure of sexual abuse. It is inspired by a non-fiction book of the same title written by, DeShannon Bowens. Presentations can showcase a shortened version of the play with actors or video clips of Hush Hush, followed by educational discussion with the playwright and author on sexuality myths, sexual abuse in families and prevention.

Learn more about Hush Hush the Healing Project by viewing this video: HEALING and type the word "Hush"

VICARIOUS TRAUMA & WELLNESS

The Power of Transformation: Training that helps staff to Identify & overcome how vicarious trauma impacts your work

The Power of Transformation − identifies how vicarious trauma affects human resource workers, social justice advocates, clinicians, human service providers, foster care parents, clergy, chaplains, religious communties and other caregivers. Wellness and self-care strategies are learned to minimize the negative effects of vicarious trauma.

Read more about our Vicarious Trauma training here: SELF CARE & SUSTAINABILITY


II. KEYNOTES & CONFERENCES

DeShannon Bowens delivers customized talks & presentations on spirituality, sexuality and sexual abuse highlighting her book Hush Hush as well as inspirational messages on freedom, love & healing. Agencies, universities and conference chairs may request the author for an event or speaking engagement at info@ilera.com

III. COUNSELING

Individuals and couples18 years of age or older may inquire about in person spiritual counseling sessions or Skype counseling sessions. Pre-marital counseling is availalbe for couples in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. If you are interested in having support to please contact us at info@ilera.com to inquire about fees and availability.