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Healing Community Trauma: How to do Acupuncture in the Field for Traumatic Events
Pacific College or Oriental Medicine
110 Williams Street
New York, NY 10028
United States
505-266-3878 (phone)
Event Start Date: 09-28-2019
Event End Date: 09-29-2019

Event Start Time: 9:00 AM
Event Duration: 2 Days

Event Topic: Trauma and Emergency Acupuncture
Organization: Acupuncturists Without Borders
Instructor: Diana Fried

Event Description

This entertaining and highly experiential 2-day training prepares acupuncturists to provide trauma relief and recovery programs in their own communities as well as abroad.

Healing Community Trauma strengthens the clinical, organizing and leadership skills that acupuncturists and other professionals need to establish disaster relief efforts and community service clinics for people affected by trauma.

Instruction includes:

  • Clinic Practicum based on an actual disaster scenario
  • How to set up a mobile field clinic in response to a disaster
  • How to establish a community service clinic for ongoing trauma relief
  • How to build strong, collaborative teams that work well together
  • How to work with the unique clinical needs of traumatized communities and individuals
  • How to recognize and manage acute traumatic stress
  • Understanding the neuro-biology of trauma
  • Understanding how acupuncture prevents/reduces the effects of trauma
  • HeartMath® techniques to help you stay calm even in the midst of chaos, and give your patients tools to support their healing proces
  • Ethics and safety issues in disaster relief and community service
  • Qi gong instruction and practice for reducing stress

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