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Home Study: Intergenerational Trauma and Cultural Resilience 

05-04-2021 19:06

**Previously Recorded on 4/7/2021 - Not a Live Event**

Intergenerational Trauma and Cultural Resilience

During this presentation attendees will learn about intergenerational and historical trauma including the types of events that may create this type of trauma, how these events may impact clients, and ways to foster cultural resilience in clients. Participants will also be challenged to reflect on their own intergenerational trauma and resilience as a source of strength or a barrier to work effectively with clients. Cultural humility will be introduced as a model to help counselors navigate working with clients from a variety of backgrounds that may present with this type of trauma.

- Participants will learn what intergenerational trauma and historical trauma are and examples of these of trauma
- Participants will learn how to assess and treatment plan while keeping this type of trauma in mind
- Participants will be able to identify how intergenerational trauma, historical trauma, and cultural resilience may present in a counseling session

About the Presenter, Charmayne Adams, PhD, NCC, LIMHP:
Dr. Adams is an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and an independently licensed professional counselor. Her clinical background focuses on working with individuals with a history of trauma or in crisis. Her research focuses on teaching about trauma, systemic and emotion focused clinical interventions, and the application of attachment theory in clinical and academic settings. Both clinically and academically Dr. Adams is focused on social justice counseling and empowering clients to examine barriers and use their strengths to overcome life’s challenges.



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07-27-2021 01:14

Very Insightful and Informative. It is not "one-sided". This is a powerful webinar. The impact of historical and intergenerational trauma is significant and Dr. Adams does an amazing job examining and explaining how this impacts individuals and communities. I also love that Dr. Adams discusses resiliency during this webinar as well.

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