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Acupuncturists Without Borders: Healing Community Trauma

  • 14 Sep 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • 15 Sep 2019
  • 5:30 PM
  • Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center, 1192 US Hwy 64 West Business, Pittsboro, NC 27312


  • FL, GA, MD, SC, VA
  • GA, FL, MD, SC, VA


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

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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