Kisai Henriquez | Social Worker
Contact: Kisai Henriquez from Comm(UNITY) at (415) 710-3892 or firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Fridays September 21st & 28th 2-4pm at Community Well & Closing session at Hummingbird Farm Saturday, September 29th 10-4pm.
Sliding Scale Cost: Register HERE!
- Early Bird: $55-$75 sliding scale (ends Sept. 1st).
- Full Series: $65-$85 sliding scale.
- Partial Series (workshops only): $65 PER DAY
This 3 day workshop series will be a space for deep healing and a soulful approach to developing emotional strength, intentional communication skills, time & energy management skills, as well as an opportunity to grow and learn with each other. It is designed to support, sustain, and re-fill the capacities of service providers to continue bringing love and care to communities in most need. This is for professionals providing direct service to people in Bay Area schools, youth programs, family and community services, social workers, therapists, counselors, case managers, front line staff in trauma prone environments & communities are encouraged to attend.
Workshops will focus on specific tools to develop:
- Heightened consciousness in communication needs and techniques to move difficult conversations forward
- Heightened self-awareness while working with clients by identifying triggers
- A deeper understanding of what is needed for trauma recovery when triggered
A Vicarious Trauma Healing Hike will offer a much needed time of rest, reflection, and release of the negative energy attachments associated with direct service to clients.
A Vicarious Joy Celebration and picnic at Hummingbird Farm will provide a space of freedom, expression, collective healing and will serve as a closing to this series on Saturday, September 29th 10-4pm.
*Workbooks, supplies, snacks and refreshments will be provided during each workshop. The closing celebration will be a practice of giving and receiving, so we ask that participants provide a fresh and healthy dish to share with each other.
Kisai Henriquez, Comm(UNITY)
Is a queer Domini-Rican womyn born and raised in San Francisco by her New Yorker family. She has been working in the youth development and social work field since she was a youth herself. Currently, she works as a full time social worker supporting the health and wellness of SF youth and their families. Through her own experiences and shared experiences with warriors working within their communities, she identified a need for community building and collective self care. About 7 years ago Comm(UNITY) was created to address this need by providing a mobile individual and collective healing, community building space for providers. Comm(UNITY) continues to evolve into being a sustainable hub for a diverse population of providers.
Raynelle Rino, Rino Consulting Solutions
As a seasoned professional of color in the environmental education social sector, Raynelle Rino has climbed the ranks from being on the frontlines to developing into an industry leader as a deputy director. Today she’s transferred her unique skills to increase her capacity to reach today’s leaders. As a certified transformational coach and consultant she supports and inspires today’s leaders to live in the confidence of their identities as they move around a world in the midst of social, racial, and environmental transformation.