First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) hosts the second event in its community workshop/lecture series Voices: Addressing Issues That Affect the Church and Wider Community. The November conference continues the theme Trauma And Its Aftermath and focuses on Mental Health and the Faith Community’s Response.
When do you learn that "normal" doesn't include lots of yelling, lots of sleeping, lots of beating? In Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family, and Church, Sarah Griffith Lund looks back at her father's battle with bipolar disorder, and the helpless sense of d?j? vu as her brother and cousin endure mental illness, as well.
"Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society." --Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies
-Bruce Perry is both a world-class creative scientist and a compassionate therapist.---Mary Pipher, author of Reviving Ophelia Born for Love is the definitive book on empathy.
Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses, children raised in closets and cages, and victims of family violence. Here he tells their stories of trauma and transformation.
New York Times best-selling author and professor Brene Brown offers a powerful and inspiring book that explores how to cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to embrace your imperfections and to recognize that you are enough.
A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field
In search of a place to call home, thousands of Hmong families made the journey from the war-torn jungles of Laos to the overcrowded refugee camps of Thailand and onward to America. But lacking a written language of their own, the Hmong experience has been primarily recorded by others.
With wisdom, compassion, and gentle humor, Parker J. Palmer invites us to listen to the inner teacher and follow its leadings toward a sense of meaning and purpose.
From the author of "The Latehomecomer," a powerful memoir of her father, a Hmong song poet who sacrificed his gift for his children's future in America
This substantive collection of essays by Serene Jones explores recent works in the field of trauma studies.
WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHORIn her bestselling classic, An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison changed the way we think about moods and madness.
Nature's Lessons in Healing Trauma...