2012 AVP/USA National Gathering
MAY 25 - 28

with Pre-Conference Events beginning on May 23 and 24


Deepening the Practice...
Extending the Principles....

                      Hosted at        
New Windsor Conference Center
New Windsor, Maryland

Our annual gathering is the place to deepen your understanding of AVP, become acquanted with new ideas and new people, meet up with old friends, and put some faces to names. You will come away inspired - and just like our AVP workshops, you will have fun accomplishing all of this.

SAVE $25 by registering before March26th!


Joan B. Gillece, Ph.D.

            Director, SAMHSA National Center for Trauma Informed Care

  on the importance of

Trauma-Informed Practices


John Shuford, AVP, DE

on Trauma Healing AVP Workshops and Delaware as a Trauma-Informed Care state

Pre-Conference In-depth Workshops


One-day, in-depth workshop.  Workshop Fee $45

Check in after 1 pm Thursday, May 24. Register for one extra day (5/24) plus the workshop fee.  Workshop takes place Friday, morning and afternoon. Min/ Max participants:  10/20

Facilitators: Work with four marketing-minded facilitators from across the country, who’ve “been there done that”…struggled…and are still learning how to get back up to succeed:  Carroll Boone, California; Kit Hanley, Maryland; Cheryl Sutton; AVP/USA PR Committee Chair, Iowa; Pat Hardy, California.

Description:  Want to find kindred, yet diverse spirits in your town to take and ultimately foster powerful AVP community workshops?

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Pre-Conference In-depth

A BASIC HROC (Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities) WORKSHOP,  May 23 - 25.

Two and a half-day Workshop.  Workshop Fee $125

Check-in after 1 pm Wed. May 23. Register for two extra days (5/23, 5/24) plus the workshop fee.  Workshop takes place Wed. evening through Friday afternoon. Min/Max participants: 8/16

Facilitators: Adrien Niangabo, (co-founder of HROC) Dr. Bill Jacobsen, Dr. Amy Cox, Anne Swoyer

Description “Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities” brings together people in conflict to work towards healing and reconciliation.

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