On February 23rd, 2017 in Elk Grove, California I will be facilitating Begin With Peace: Trauma Informed Care Gang Prevention & Intervention. This training is not how to better identify young people as “gang members,” it’s about how to identify our young people as the sacred blessings, miracles, and gifts they are, meet them where they’re at, and facilitate healing that results in post-traumatic growth, the transformation of poisons (trauma) to healing medicines, and the reclamation of the healing vision, mission, and purpose our young people have and have been sent to this life to share with themselves, their families, our communities, and our world. 59 more words
Tags » Post-traumatic Growth
Author(s): Betty GOGUIKIAN RATCLIFF
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Individual differences in reaction to potentially traumatizing events is a topic that is much debated in the field of developmental clinical psychology.
Trauma and psychological distress in Latino citizen children following parental detention and deportation
Back when I worked the disaster trail, what I enjoyed most was watching resilience at play. In spite of neighborhood-flattening hurricanes, mass casualty losses, catastrophic flooding, and other mishaps, the strength of the human spirit was always quick to move in and carry people forward. 388 more words
The refugee crisis in Greece: training border security, police, volunteers and aid workers in psychological first aid
Author(s): Nikolaos GKIONAKIS
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Abstract: As the Syrian refugee crisis continues unabated, Greece remains one of the first ports of sanctuary. While the country is still gripped by one of the worst financial and societal crises of the past 40 years, little attention or funding was available to provide mental health and psychosocial support to migrants or refugees.