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Facilitator's Guide: Journey from Victim to Survivor to Thriver!

Facilitator's Guide: Journey from Victim to Survivor to Thriver!

by Susan M. Omilian, Susan M Omilian


Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on September 15, 2020


This Facilitator’s Guide provides a framework for presenting Susan’s award-winning, evidence-based work from The Thriver Zone SeriesTM including her Seven Steps to Thriving After Abuse, and A Road Map to Manifest a Life of Power and Purpose. With the easy-to-use worksheets, invigorating writing exercises and inspirational “living well” thriver success stories, Susan’s materials can be used in individual, support group or workshop settings with male or female abuse survivors. The Guide can also assist in providing train-the-trainer sessions for victim advocates, counselors, therapists and other providers in health, mental health or criminal justice intervention programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780984250981
Publisher: Butterfly Bliss Productions
Publication date: 09/15/2020
Series: Thriver Zone Series
Pages: 125
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

An attorney, author and motivational speaker, Susan Omilian has worked extensively as an advocate to end violence against women for the past forty years. In the 1970s, she founded a rape crisis center, represented battered women in divorce proceedings in the early 1980s. She also litigated sex discrimination cases including helping to articulate the legal concept that made sexual harassment illegal in the 1990s.
She is a published author of several books on women's issues including sex discrimination law as well as numerous articles and essays for newspapers and magazines including The Voice, The Journal of the Battered Women's Movement published by The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV.) Susan holds a law degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Michigan. She is licensed to practice law in both Connecticut and Michigan.
With the death of her nineteen-year-old niece Maggie who was shot and killed in October, 1999 by her ex-boyfriend, Susan's work on behalf of women became more personal and immediate. She vowed to help other women move on after abuse and create a new life for themselves and their children as Maggie could not.

Susan Omilian JD, an attorney, author, motivational speaker, and nationally recognized expert, has worked to end violence against women for the last forty years. Her passion and enthusiasm for this work became more personal and immediate with her niece Maggie’s violent death in 1999. Driven by a desire to help women move on after abuse, her work has been described as “life-changing.” Susan received her law degree from Wayne State University.