Public Speaking

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Dakota M Draconi, MSW has been providing guest lectures and presentations throughout the Fresno/Clovis community since 1999 to classes and groups at Fresno City College, California State University Fresno, Alliant International University, Heald College, Sierra Massage School, Owens Valley Career Development Center, as well as other locations. She has also carried her message as far away as Alliant International University, Alhambra Campus.


Child Abuse In America
To provide the audience with increased awareness of the individual, familial, community, societal, and political realities of child abuse in America, and to inspire them to do their part to combat the epidemic.  Child Abuse Handout  Parenting Handout  Indicators Handout

Trauma, Dissociation, and Recovery
To provide the audience with a survivor’s perspective on what is required of a therapist working with survivors and multiples.

Understanding Multiple Personality (DID Q&A)
To provide the audience with an opportunity to explore the mind and life of an actual multiple in order to promote greater understanding of multiplicity (etiology and realities) from a first person plural perspective.

Bodywork / Massage: A Survivor’s Perspective
To provide the audience with awareness (or increased awareness) of the crucial importance of bodywork to survivors' healing processes, as well as some significant issues pertinent to doing bodywork on survivors.  Bodywork Handout.pdf