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Impact of Trauma From Generation to Generation

December 4|9:00 am - 11:45 am

Impact of Trauma From Generation to Generation

Historical & Intergenerational Trauma

Free and Open to the Public

Presentation 9:00 to 10:30AM, Panel 10:45 to 11:45AM.

Exploration of the processes involved in transmission of historical trauma among African-American, Indigenous, refugee and immigrant populations. Panelists will discuss their own experiences with the impact of historical trauma on second, third and in some cases many generations-long transmissions of trauma. 2.5 free CEUs.

In the first 90 minutes of the session Dr. Felsen will talk about the processes involved in transmission of historical trauma among African-American, Indigenous, refugee and immigrant populations. Following Dr. Felsen’s remarks, panelists will discuss their own experiences with the impact of historical trauma on second, third and in some cases many generations-long transmissions of trauma. Panelists include Samuel Simmons, Jessica Gourneau, Consolee Nishimwe and Helen Siegel.

Presented by Dr. Irit Felsen, herself a child of Survivors. She studied in Israel, Germany and at Yale University. She is a member of the Yale Trauma Study Group, an adjunct professor at Columbia University and Yeshiva University, and the co-convener of the Trauma Working Group of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in the UN. She has published widely about survivors and about intergenerational transmission in the second generation.

 

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Details

Date:
December 4
Time:
9:00 am - 11:45 am
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Organizer

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul
Phone:
(651) 698-0767
Email:
info@jfssp.org
Website:
www.jfssp.org

Venue

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul
1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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Phone:
6516980767
Website:
www.jfssp.org