Voices

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‚Äôs Response.

Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family and Church Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780827202993
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Published: Chalice Press - September 30th, 2014

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.


The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143127741
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Published: Penguin Books - September 8th, 2015

- A New York Times Science Bestseller -
"Packed with science and human stories, the book is an intense read. . . . The struggle and resilience of van der Kolk's] patients is very moving." --New Scientist


Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--And Endangered Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061656798
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - April 5th, 2011

-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.


The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook: What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us about Loss, Love, and Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780465056538
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Published: Basic Books (AZ) - December 2007

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.


The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781592858491
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Published: Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services - October 4th, 2010

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.


It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781101980361
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Published: Viking - April 26th, 2016

A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field


The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566892087
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 2008

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.


Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780787947354
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Published: Jossey-Bass - September 24th, 1999

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.


The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781627794947
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Published: Metropolitan Books - May 10th, 2016

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


Trauma and Grace: Theology in a Ruptured World Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780664234102
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Published: Westminster John Knox Press - October 27th, 2009

This substantive collection of essays by Serene Jones explores recent works in the field of trauma studies.


An Unquiet Mind Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679763307
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Published: Vintage Books USA - January 14th, 1997

WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHOR
In her bestselling classic, An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison changed the way we think about moods and madness.


Waking the Tiger Healing Trauma Cover Image
By Peter A. Levine, Ann Frederick (Contribution by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781556432330
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Published: North Atlantic Books - July 7th, 1997

Nature's Lessons in Healing Trauma...


Boy in the Ivy: The Inner Child of a Buried Man Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781482761290
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - June 4th, 2013

Dancing with the Energy of Conflict and Trauma: Letting Go - Finding Peace Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781484034552
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Published: Createspace - June 12th, 2013