Understanding Why: Looking at the Pandemic Through a Trauma-Informed Lens

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You are invited to this series 3-part virtual series to learn about trauma-informed approaches to ministry…and life! Trauma expert and Elder Rebecca Bryan, DNP, will share the neuroscience behind, and the principles of, trauma-informed thinking. Opportunities for interaction and resilience-promoting practices will be offered during our time together.

Topic: Clergy Trauma Seminar
Time: Thursday July 2, 16, and 30 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Understanding Why: Looking at the Pandemic Through a Trauma-Informed Lens

Join us for a 3-part virtual series to learn about trauma-informed approaches to ministry…and life! Trauma expert and Elder Rebecca Bryan, DNP, will share the neuroscience behind, and the principles of, trauma- informed thinking. Opportunities for interaction and resilience-promoting
practices will be offered during our time together.

When: Thursdays from 2-3pm on the following dates:
July 2
Session 1: Naming Holds Power: COVID-19 is Causing Toxic Stress
July 16
Session 2: Understanding Why: Childhood Adversity’s Impact on Adult Well-
being
July 30
Session 3: Boost Innate Resilience with Everyday Practices
The didactic portion will be for approximately one hour, with additional time
afterwards to continue with questions and conversation.

The Facilitator:

Dr. Rebecca (Becky) Bryan is an adult nurse practitioner serving on Presbyterian Credo Team Gable as the physical health faculty. She is also the Director of Professional Nursing Development at Rutgers University-Camden, and has a consulting business through which she blogs about trauma-informed care and offers workshops. Her passion is to raise awareness about trauma-informed approaches to care, particularly about the impact of childhood adversity on health across the lifespan. In 2012 she founded the UrbanPromise Ministries Wellness Center in Camden, NJ, with evidence-based initiatives grounded in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) research; she now volunteers at Urban to promote wellness. Becky lives in Haddonfield, NJ with her husband Michael, where she is an Elder and active member of First Presbyterian Church.

The event is hosted by the Presbytery of West Jersey