Cultural Ecologist Parrott Creek Child & Family Services Salem, Oregon
Parrott Creek, an 80-acre farm site, is an alternative to incarceration for adjudicated youth in Oregon—a place that creates a trauma-informed environment to help break unhealthy cycles. Our panelists span the disciplines of landscape architecture, architecture, and ecology to explore trauma-informed design as a methodology for communities in need.
Learn about the methodology of trauma-informed design in three related disciplines: ecology, architecture, and landscape architecture.
Understand the unique considerations and processes needed when working with a community of adjudicated youth.
Explore the relationships between ecosystem health and human well-being as expressed in a unique cultural ecology project.
Dig into the specific landscape and architectural design in relation to the needs and challenges of the Parrott Creek community.