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Facilitating Workshops for Veterans & Vulnerable Populations
September 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Join us for a FREE training on facilitating writing workshops with military veterans and other vulnerable populations. This training is great for developing the sensitivity and skills of instructors and counselors who work with students and writers learning from a unique perspective.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Leila Levinson has led writing workshops for veterans and their spouses in Austin over the last several years, and served as workshop facilitator for the Veteran Writes pilot project in Waco this past summer. The daughter of a World War II veteran, she teaches writing and a literature of the Holocaust course at St. Edward’s University in Austin. Her book, Gated Grief. was a finalist for the 2013 Texas Nonfiction Book Award and won the 2011 President’s Award from the Military Writers Society. Her website www.veteranschildren.com is a resource and forum for adult children of veterans.