Past Continuing Education Trainings

Community Building and Cross-Cultural Healing

December 8, 2017

  • Specific ways to nurture multicultural resilience and healing.

  • Engaging in community building and development.

  • Overcoming systemic obstacles.

War Trauma to Post-traumatic Growth

November 10, 2017

Training objectives included:

  • Learning about the Post-traumatic Growth Model.
  • Identifying the impacts /symptoms of war trauma.
  • Identifying the healing nature of dance
  • Recognizing physical, mental and spiritual indicators of post-traumatic growth.
  • Learning about the transformation of trauma into life meaning.

Advanced Clinical Supervision Training

October 20, 2017

Training Objectives included:

  • Exploring ways to successfully integrate indigenous and western models of care into treatments and supervision methods more likely to result in positive outcomes.
  • Exploring creative funding ideas that include the needed flexibility to provide culturally sensitive care.
  • Practicing methods for adapting boundary decisions to incorporate culturally sensitive boundary management.
  • Helping supervisees notice their own biases to improve treatment and supervision outcomes.

Ethics with Survivors of Mass Violence

October 6, 2017

Instructed by Kathy Tidwell.

Training objectives included:

  • Developing greater knowledge and appreciation of the social/political context when working with survivors of mass violence and torture.
  • Developing a broader awareness of the kinds of potential ethical dilemmas that can occur when working with survivors of mass violence and torture.
  • Developing a plan of action to resolve situations that include ethical dilemmas using an ethical decision-making tool.

Trauma Healing Across Cultures

Thursday, April 20, 2017

This training was facilitated by Kathy Tidwell and focused on preparing clients for trauma healing by pacing therapy, managing anxiety, and using creativity and humor in treatment.

Additional areas of development included how and when individuals move into trauma and how to move forward from these experiences using a multicultural perspective.

Crises in Cross-Cultural Work

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This training was facilitated by Kathy Tidwell and focusedĀ on key issues in cross-cultural crisis assessment and intervention. Solutions to common challenges facing workers were also discussed.