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Trauma & Resilience: A Life Span Perspective
Provided by: Jack Hirose & Associates
Date and Time
Thu Nov 6, 2014 (This event is over)
9:00 - 4:00pm
950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 2N7
Event DescriptionFollowing traumatic and victimization experiences some 75% of individuals will be impacted, but they go onto evidence resilience, and in some instances they experience Post Traumatic Growth. In contrast, some 25% of individuals will develop PTSD, Complex PTSD, co-occurring psychiatric disorders and persistent adjustment problems. Dr. Meichenbaum will discuss what distinguishes these two groups and the implications for both prevention and treatment. He will use a Constructive Narrative Treatment Approach to demonstrate specific ways to bolster resilience in six domains (physical, Interpersonal, emotional, cognitive, behavioural and spiritual). The major way traumatically exposed individuals cope is to use some form of spiritual/religious coping. He will discuss how to integrate spirituality and psychotherapy.
1-800-456-5424 (Toll Free)
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