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Transforming Trauma Podcast: The Blind Spots of Privilege and Complex Trauma in Marginalized Communities

Brad Kammer ·
Transforming Trauma Podcast: The Blind Spots of Privilege and Complex Trauma in Marginalized Communities Claude Cayemitte, a clinical social worker and NARM Therapist, joins the Transforming Trauma podcast to examine how complex trauma impacts individuals from marginalized communities and how unrecognized cultural trauma can lead to misattunement in the therapeutic relationship. Using the NeuroAffective Relational Model as a foundation, and his own background as a Haitian-American male...
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Explore the Role of Culture in Healing with La Maida Project

Kelly Benshoof ·
La Maida Project is thrilled to share videos from our recent webinar series “Exploring the Role of Culture in Healing”. We had an great audience turn out and robust dialogue with our panel of guest speakers including Ken Epstein, PhD LCSW , leader in trauma-informed systems transformation, Anil Vadaparty , CEO of child-welfare agency McKinley, and Omid Naim, MD , integrative psychiatrist and founder of La Maida Project. In these webinars we discuss the role of leadership in trauma-informed...
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Offering Trauma Informed Creative Expression for Healing

Christy Turek ·
We believe creative expression is a human right, but it is a right that can only be exercised when we feel safe to be seen and heard in an authentic way. We welcome you to join the A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) network of 600+ art workshop facilitators who use our trauma informed program with the survivors they serve, their staff, volunteers, and advocates, to further awareness and fundraising initiatives, and beyond.
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The Loss of Cultural Identity and Neurological Dysregulation

Iya Affo ·
Pre-COVID, I was invited to speak at a conference in Flagstaff, Arizona. During lunch the organizers brought dancers from the Apache tribe to perform. What we witnessed was so powerful and moving, that it prompted me to inquire about the spiritual significance of the songs and dance. They explained to me that after going to war, the warriors returned to their land and were gathered together to perform that particular dance and song. As a tribal African woman, it all made perfect sense. As...

Re: The Loss of Cultural Identity and Neurological Dysregulation

Tian Dayton ·
Such an important article...having spent time in India and lived in Greece and well as rural parts of America (and NYC).....I think what you're saying is golden. And as a psychologist, the regulating activities of daily life in America are sorely well as the co-regulation of close, intimate family relationships....unscheduled time, making dinner together, eating together, cleaning together....all of it! Great article!
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7 Tips to Create Cultural Change at Work through a Trauma-Informed Lens

Shenandoah Chefalo ·
If you look at history, it’s evident that cultural change happens slowly. Many of the changes we experience hardly feel like changes at all. They happen gradually over the course of a lifetime, and they elude our attention. But when we shift our perspectives and take an intentional, measurable, and trauma-informed approach to cultural change, we discover that it is not only larger and faster than we initially believed—it is also more impactful, more achievable, and more essential. If you’re...
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