Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Thu, Nov 12: Living Fully in Trauma's Aftermath: workshops to train professionals

Organization:
Albany Health Management Associates

Description:
The workshop, Living Fully in Trauma's Aftermath, will train professionals who work 
with crime victims, offenders, law enforcement, and their children, partners and families. 
They will teach mental health professionals, law enforcement, clergy, social workers and 
others how to help their clients who are seeking recovery from trauma in the aftermath of 
violence.

The speakers are:

  * Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R, author of the validated, internationally used 
    Fennell Four -Phase Model of chronic conditions, and
  * David Kaczynski, the Unabomber's brother, who turned in his brother to the authorities 
   and, who has taken his experience and used what he’s learned to help people who have been 
    involved with crime and violence.
  * They will be joined at the second event, on Nov. 12, by Gary Wright, 
     one of the Unabomber’s victims, who speaks frequently about recovering from 
     crime-associated trauma. 

The event will be held November 12 at Siena College in the Albany area. Tuition is $75 per day for 
professionals and there is a special student rate of $40 
for the Siena College event
See http://www.albanyhealthmanagement.com/events.shtml for more information.

November 12, 2009
Siena College, Loudonville, N.Y. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

In addition, David and Gary will deliver the Niebuhr Institute lecture on November 11 
at Siena; for more information see: http://www.siena.edu/pages/105.asp?item=1185
And, on the morning of November 11, all three speakers are scheduled to be interviewed 
on the Alan Chartock radio program on Northeast Public Radio.

If you have any questions, please e-mail us at  
communications@albanyhealthmanagement.com. We hope to see you at one of these events, 
or a future event, soon.

1 comment:

Vicki said...

The Nov. 5th session at John Jay has unfortunately been cancelled, but the November 12 event is still planned.