WELCOME to DayaLife!

Through the advancement of professional knowledge, DayaLife strives to ensure that local professionals have the skills necessary to address the needs of individuals, families and communities. Our mission is to promote the values of social and economic justice by providing training, education and consultation around complex social problems to professionals working with diverse populations in our communities.

About the Trainers

Karin Effland has many years of experience working with sexually exploited adolescents in several different settings, including schools, residential group homes and outreach programs. Karin has facilitated trainings on numerous mental health topics in both Seattle and Boston. Read More...

Stephanie Burks, as an art therapist and mental health counselor, works with individuals who have experienced trauma and sexual assault. She also volunteers at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center as a medical advocate, where she supports survivors of sexual assault in the emergency room. Read More...