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Acupuncturists Without Borders: Healing Community Trauma

  • 09/14/2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • 09/15/2019
  • 5:30 PM
  • Hyatt Place Chapel Hill/Southern Village - 1090 US Highway 15 501 South - Chapel Hill, NC 27517


  • GA, FL, MD, SC, VA

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Healing Community Trauma:

How to Do Acupuncture in the Field for Traumatic Events

15 PDA/CEUs (including 2 CEUs/PDAs of ethics and 2.5 CEUs/PDAs of safety) NCCAOM, CA, TX)

Healing Community Trauma is an immersive two-day training that strengthens the clinical, organizing and leadership skills needed to establish disaster relief efforts and community service clinics for people affected by trauma. Participants will learn how to establish mobile clinics onsite after disasters and ongoing community service clinics for veterans, immigrants, first-responders and other local populations that may suffer from trauma. It also prepares participants to develop and work in international community service clinics that are part of World Healing Exchange trips and other AWB-affiliated international programs.

Curriculum includes: 

  • How to set up a mobile acupuncture clinic for trauma recovery in your community
  • Review of the NADA protocol for disaster response efforts creating effective teams for trauma relief work in the field
  • Working with communities & individuals after severe trauma
  • Recognizing and managing acute and secondary traumatic stress
  • The neurobiology of trauma and why acupuncture can reduce post-traumatic stress
  • Using the HeartMath system for trauma reduction in the field or in a clinic setting
  • How to set up a Community Service Clinic to treat veterans, military personnel, refugees, domestic and sexual violence survivors, and other groups affected by trauma
  • A practicum to give you the experience of participating in a community-style acupuncture field clinic —as a practitioner or a patient


Call In reservations:  Call the hotel at 919-929-9511 and request "NC Society of AAMgroup rate of $139.00/night valid for stay dates of September 11th - September 16th.

Website: To book direct guests can also visit https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/north-carolina/hyatt-place-chapel-hill-southern-village/rduzc?corp_id=G-AASC.    The Corporate/Group Code is: G-AASC.

Last Day for Reservations:  Cutoff date to make reservations is  August 16th, 2019.

Hyatt Place offers free breakfast, wi-fi, and on-site parking for guests.  We are also walking distance to Southern Village and it’s shops, movie eateries, including the new second location of famous Al’s Burger Shack!  www.southernvillage.com

Cancellation Policy for NCSAAM Events:

One month prior to seminar date: Full refund minus $25 cancellation fee.

One month to one week prior: 60% of tuition will be refunded.

Less than one week prior or nonattendance: No refunds.

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Greensboro, NC  27408

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