Understanding Historical Trauma & Resilience *New Venue*
June 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Christine Smith, M.A.
Professional Excellence Training Series
Understanding Historical Trauma and Resilience
ABOUT THE TRAINING
- Define historical trauma: Participants will learn definition and research around historical trauma, the role of policies and dominant narrative on the individual, familial and community level. Participants will also learn about emerging research around continuous trauma and an overview of Historical trauma.
- Explain connection to todays disparities to impacts of trauma: Participants will be able to make connections between historical trauma and current disparities and have a deepened understanding of internalized and later oppression.
- Understand Protective factors role in healing: Participants will have a deepened understanding of protective factors from a cultural perspective. Participants will learn about indigenous healing models.
- Describe community strengths and assets:
Participants will have identify communities strengths and assets despite trauma, healing methods and indigenous values and beliefs around resilience.
This interactive workshop will include discussion of;
- Culture and Values
- Defining Trauma
- Adverse Childhood Experiences
- Minnesota Data
- Historical and Current Traumas Affecting African American and American Indian People
- Bias and Myths Influencing Policies and Systems
- Healing and Resilience Through a Core Protective Factors Lens.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Christine has been working in systems to address inequities for individuals and families impacted by historical trauma for over ten years at the city, state and more recently, national level. She is currently working for the Minnesota Department of Health as the Health Equity and Tribal Grants Supervisor for the Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives (OSHII). Her previous work experience of eight years was for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program as a counselor and then at the State of Minnesota for the Department Human Services were she served as a Policy Consultant and Tribal Liaison. She holds a Bachelors in Organizational Communication from Augsburg College with a minor in Religion and a Master’s degree in Family Life Education from Concordia University.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT
CEU applications have been submitted for the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy, Board of Social Work and Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.
CEU certificates are awarded following completion of a post-event online post-test and survey.
To comply with board requirements regarding issuance of CEU credits, attendees will verify attendance and completion by having their tickets scanned at check-in, and by signing out at the end of the day.
To ensure compliance, please be sure you enter the full name and personal email address for each attendee during checkout.
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