Poster: Global Community Intervention: Promoting trauma healing/resiliency in community using Forgiveness, Gratitude and Appreciation

Global Community Intervention: Promoting trauma healing/resiliency in community using Forgiveness, Gratitude and Appreciation

Nancy Peddle, PhD, Kellie M. Mann, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

This Global Community Intervention presentation will enhance your knowledge of a successful community intervention that address trauma and violence as well as giving you some concrete tools for yourself, your children or at work. The intervention supports changes to brain patterns and increases vibrational well-being especially as related to depression, anger, unworthiness and other mental health matters. This intervention is built on over 17 years of evidence-based research by Dr. Nancy Peddle with results showing a reduction of stress, anger, hurt, trauma and increased resiliency and well-being globally.  Dr. Peddle developed FGA event through work with Drs. Luskin (Stanford), Toussaint (Lutheran) and Dubrow (Erickson). In addition, research has shown the power of forgiveness, gratitude and appreciation in positively linking them to better physical health, positive psychosocial well-being, greater longevity and increased happiness.  You will also hear about how the activities apply to children. Dr. Peddle with Vicki Browne RN, BSN, OCN and TCSPP students have worked with people globally from Bhutan, The Gambia and Nicaragua to L.A, Chicago and Sierra Leone with the same healing results. Self-care will be emphasized along with hands on activities for sharing what you learned with others in your family or work environment.