Healing Trauma Through The Arts

Oasis is a weekend event for men and women affected by sexual abuse or assault, and for their supporters. The conference is designed to foster spiritual and emotional healing from sexual trauma. It features special guests, Vicky Didato and Steve Siler.  Read below for more information about the agenda and speakers or register here:

                                Cost:  $25 Early Bird Registration (Until October 5th)

                                         $30 Regular Registration (After October 5th)

$15 Student Registration

Financial assistance and childcare are available.

Special Guests

  • Steve Siler

    Steve is the founder and director of Music for the Soul, a multi-award winning ministry using songs and stories to bring the healing and hope of Christ to people in deep pain. An accomplished songwriter and music producer, Siler has had over 500 of his songs recorded in the Christian, pop, and country markets. Nominated for four Dove Awards, Siler won the award in 2000 for Inspirational Song of the Year with “I Will Follow Christ.” Siler is the author of two books: The Praise & Worship Devotional and Music for the Soul, and Healing for the Heart: Lessons from a Life in Song.

  • Victoria Kepler Didato MA, LPC, LSW, DAPA

    A native of the State College region, Vicky Didato is currently the Director of the Child Sexual Abuse  Institute of Ohio located in Wooster, Ohio. She received her undergraduate degree in  Criminal Justice from Pennsylvania State University and her masters in Child and Family Development from the University of Akron. She received her certification in Formational  Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary. Vicky is both a licensed social worker and a counselor in the State of Ohio and holds Diplomate status in the American Psychotherapy Association. She is the author of numerous articles and two textbooks on sexual abuse of children. 

Conference Details

Click on each of the links below for more details about the conference.

  • Conference Schedule:  A detailed schedule and list of workshops.
  • Workshop Descriptions:  More details about the Saturday workshops.
  • Lodging:  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sleep Inn.  Book by November 8th for the discounted rate.
  • Scholarship Form:  Scholarships are available for those who want to attend the conference but cannot afford the registration.  Forms must be received by November 9th.