Barb Trader

‘Tis the Season of Giving | Honoring Barb Trader

tis the season

In case you haven’t heard, Barb Trader announced her retirement as TASH Executive Director earlier this year.  The announcement engenders mixed emotions; best wishes for her new adventure and sadness at the departure of a great leader and friend. During her ten year tenure, Barb guided TASH from uncertain times to a stable and growing… read more

Why Restraint Prevention is the Priority

A tight-in black-and-white portrait of Barb Trader. She has piercing eyes and an enigmatic half-smile. Her hair is angled off her forehead and she is wearing a dark, open- collared shirt.

Barb Trader, TASH ED, was a featured speaker at the Crisis Prevention Institute’s (CPI) launch of their North America Restraint Reduction Network. Barb serves a dual role with TASH and as the Convener of APRAIS, the Alliance for the Prevention of Restraint, Aversive Interventions and Seclusion which TASH launched in 2004. She focused her remarks on… read more