Multiverse Pre-Event Training: Burning Man

Educators in VR Cyberbullying Team

PAST EVENT

Multiverse Harm Reduction Volunteer Corps Training for Burning Man 2020.

Burning Man 2020 begins August 30 in AltspaceVR and other virtual platforms, and this is an open-to-the-public training session on support, moderation, and harm reduction during the Burning Man event in the metaverse. This is highly specialized training that brings the support work of the Rangers in the real world mixed with the virtual world experience and expertise.

Join expert therapist and harm reduction training specialist, Erica, PandaNEST is a therapist and founder of NEST, Network of Emotional Support Teams, in this innovative and customized training event to expand your abilities, skills, and familiarity with cyberbullying and creating a safe virtual experience and environment.


The Educators in VR Cyberbullying Team Project meets regularly with open discussions, guest speakers, workshops, and special events to tackle the subject of harassment, bullying and offer tools to help you and the community respond in the real world, online, and in VR.

Team Project Leader: Erica, PandaNEST is a therapist and founder of NEST, Network of Emotional Support Teams, specializing in harm reduction training, prevention, and consulting to organizations and individuals with direct and indirect experiences of trauma and prevention. As a harm reduction provider, Erica offers services and trainings that address the most common and the most serious issues that impact organizations and teams, including assault, harassment, sexual assault, interpersonal conflict, altered states & substance use, staff burnout & compassion fatigue, communicating consent & boundaries through preparedness training, crisis response, informed consent training, staff wellness education, compassionate leadership training, and mediation and peer-to-peer support.

Expect these sessions to touch upon sensitive areas. Please remember, these are NOT therapy sessions but may serve as support, sharing, and resource access opportunities.

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Educators in VR hosts workshops, classes, and meetups across multiple VR platforms. Join our Educators in VR AltspaceVR channel for updates to upcoming events. To get the most out of our growing community, join the conversation and browse through a vast bank of resources on our Educators in Vr Discord and website Educators in VR for information. We often live stream or record presentations and workshops on our Educators in VR YouTube channel.


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If you wish to not be recorded, simply leave the event. (But we hope you’ll stay!)