Native American Authors


Mathew Atkinson

Ojibway

Matt Atkinson is a social worker with a background in
work with trauma survivors. He has worked in crisis services as a
staff director with the YWCA in prevention of domestic and sexual
violence, where he developed and implemented programs with
women's prisons, university sports teams, churches, and Indian
tribes.

In 2004, he became the first male given the National Award for
Outstanding Advocacy and Community Work in Ending Sexual Violence
by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. In 2005 he was
awarded "Most Therapeutic" by his professional peers at St.
Anthony Hospital.

In 2006 he began to teach college courses on domestic violence
and crisis intervention as an adjunct professor at Oklahoma State
University-OKC. He also regularly presents trainings at workshops
and conferences.

In 2009, Matt will begin a series of all-day training workships
for therapists, funded through grants and organized by the
Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
The methods presented in "Resurrection After Rape" will be the
default treatment approach taught to crisis workers/therapists as
part of their crisis service certification process. Matt has
degrees in Art/Human Physiology, Behavioral Science, and a
Master's in clinical Social Work from Oklahoma University. He is
married and has two sons, and is an Ojibway Oshkaabewis
(pipe-keeper) and regularly participates in ceremonies.
awardinfo: National Award for Outstanding Advocacy and Community
Work in Ending Sexual Violence by the National Sexual Violence
Resource Center.

Awards and Honors

Resurrection After Rape", RAR Publishing, 2008, ISBN978-0615209661"Green Grass Pipe Dancers", Naturegraph Publishing, 2000, ISBN978-0879612504, written by Lionel Little Eagle and illustrated byMatthew Atkinson

 

Online resources by or about Mathew Atkinson:

Resuurection After Rape
Author: Mathew Atkinson
Type: bookreview
Description: About the book Ressurection After rape
URL: www.resurrectionafterrape.org


Return to Native American Authors Home