We believe that healing starts within.
We believe that everyone has access to their own inner healing.
We believe that healing is a birthright for all humans.
We believe that it is our role to support the healing journey
to emerge within every life that we touch.
We believe that service is not a transaction - it is a relationship -
a powerful journey of self-inquiry and authentic connection.
We believe that activism is not about saving another -
it is about standing in solidarity and honoring our shared humanity.
We believe that gratitude is the fuel which powers
our compassionate action in the world.
When we express our gratitude as an action,
the world is gifted by us and we are gifted by the world.
About the Training
This is a training for trauma healing practitioners, psychotherapists, psychologists, social workers, doctors, nurses, spiritual counselors, and community activists to learn the core principles of the Safe Embrace Trauma Healing (SETH) curriculum - a global model for trauma recovery for survivors of gender based violence, poverty, conflict, exploitation, and abuse.
The SETH curriculum is an effective, group-based model for healing trauma at the grassroots level, developed over years of working with communities lacking access to mental health support. It can be utilized in a train-the-trainer workshop with teachers or caregivers or directly with trauma survivors.
The training will also introduce our model for Compassionate Activism - the powerful marriage of healing and activism that lays the foundation for how we deliver SETH trainings and workshops around the world.
We see the need for trained professionals to become healing activists in their communities, and for activists to have stronger skills in trauma recovery. This training creates the space for us to unite our skills and heed the call for global healing.
You will be guided in an experience of the SETH techniques and practices as well as learn the principles of our Compassionate Activism approach to healing in global communities.
After attending this training, you will:
This training is a prerequisite to apply for the SETH Advanced Level 2 program, a two-year intensive that offers the opportunity to implement the SETH curriculum at a partner organization, under the supervision of a lead facilitator. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be invited to become a SETH facilitator and can co-lead trainings around the world with Global Gratitude Alliance.
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Who Is This Training For?
Trainees should be one of the following:
Both practitioners and activists should have at least 3 years’ experience working with trauma survivors. They must also be willing to deepen their commitment to personal transformation and activism
Modules covered during the three days of live, experiential training include:
Throughout the training, you will:
Dates & Location
Limited student and financial need scholarships are available for reduced tuition of $250. To apply, register here, and select "Yes" next to "Are you applying for a scholarship". Scholarship applications are due by June 15, 2016.
Refund & Cancellation Policy
For cancellations through July 10, 2016, refund is 100% less $50 nonrefundable admin fee.
No refunds for cancellations on or after July 11, 2016. You may opt to credit your account for a future workshop (price changes may apply).
For practitioners licensed with the California Behavioral Board of Science (BBS), attendees who complete the training will receive 17 CEUs.
This training is designed to train professionals in helping clients deal with traumas and is not a personal self-help course. It is not designed to diagnose or treat individual psychological issues or serve in a personal therapy capacity.
Due to the depth of the work, we advise participants that personal traumas may be triggered during the training and ask that trainees ensure they have ongoing support before and after the training.
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