Posttraumatic Stress Disorder can be caused by a wide range of events, including natural disasters, combat, bullying, accidents and historical trauma. The Native population in the U.S. suffers the highest rates of PTSD, along with Latino and African American populations. CPN Behavioral Health Services and House of Hope offer a number of resources for those experiencing PTSD.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s House of Hope partnered with Oklahoma Baptist University to stage an exhibition during Sexual Assault Awareness Month titled What Were You Wearing? in an effort to change public perspective about victim-blaming.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort’s Security Training Department hosted a two-day Security Training Academy including a special presentation from CPN House of Hope’s Prevention Specialist Kayla Woody. “We discussed what signs to pay attention to with casino patrons and employees to better assist them with safety and security,” Woody said.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is an annual observance during April that brings attention to sexual violence and educates communities about ways to prevent this from happening. Denim Day (April 26) invites participants to wear jeans with a purpose to support survivors and raise awareness about sexual violence.
During this episode, we’ll hear tips and tricks for keeping family heirlooms safe, take a ride on an exciting new piece of equipment for CPN’s industrial park, and visit an exhibit highlighting Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s domestic violence program, House of Hope, filled the Tribe’s North and South Reunion Halls on the powwow grounds with vendors and breakout sessions during its new Jump Start Day at the beginning of January. HOH Domestic Violence Prevention Specialist Kayla Woody wanted to host a different kind of community outreach event and began thinking of ideas during the coronavirus pandemic.
When most people think of domestic violence, they see it as something that only happens to adults. However, statistics show that youth are more likely to experience violence in their romantic relationships than the rest of the population. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and House of Hope DVPI Prevention Specialist Kayla Woody offers important prevention tips.
On today’s episode, we’re talking with an artist whose work proclaims the history of Potawatomi homeland along the Chicago River and visit CPN House of Hope’s first Jump Start Day, designed to bring domestic violence and abuse services and information to the community in a positive and educational way.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation House of Hope received a $200,000 federal grant to help raise community awareness about domestic violence. It was one of only five programs in Oklahoma to receive the U.S. Indian Health Service funds.
The CPN House of Hope held their very first Color Fun Run last month to kick off National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The 1K race provided information to participants about what domestic violence is, who is affected, and what services can be offered to provide safety and prevent future abuse.