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Understanding Vicarious Resilience in Cultural Context

Date: December 2 2010 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Lewis & Clark

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This presentation introduces the concept of vicarious resilience in the trauma field to assist trauma therapists and clinical supervisors in their work populations affected by traumatic stress.  In addition, it examines the social and cultural dimensions of working with those affected by trauma and their mental health providers. Intersections of diversity (class, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, ability) dimensions are explored in clinical practice to offer clinicians a cultural equity framework for practice.

Date:  December 2, 2010
Time: 7-9pm
Location: Smith Hall, Albany Quadrangle, Lewis & Clark
Fee: FREE and open to the public.  CEUs available for $20.

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Instructor Bio:

Pilar Hernández Ph.D., LMFT, LCPC, is associate professor and director of the Clinical and Community Counseling program at Johns Hopkins University, past president of the Maryland Association for Counseling and Development and board member of the American Family Therapy Academy. Her research and consultation work in the U.S, México and Colombia examines applications of systemic and contextually responsive models to clinical practice, clinical supervision, resilience, traumatic stress, and professional development. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters and she has a multicultural private practice in Maryland.

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