What We Don’t Know About Trauma: Unique Causes & Solutions
with Dr. H. Norman Wright
A GriefWorks Workshop for Professionals and Caregivers
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Christ Church Irving, 1750 E Airport Freeway, Irving, TX 75062
This practical workshop will focus on the impact of loss, crisis and trauma on each family member—parent, spouse, children. Trauma events including sudden incidents, long term terminal situations, and more will be discussed. A major emphasis is upon practical identifiable steps of healing for the various family members including those directly traumatized as well as secondary. The newest research and counseling approaches will be shared.
Who Should Attend
This compassionate workshop will help anyone who wants to learn more about how to support those who have experienced loss. Nurses, counselors, social workers, mental health specialists, school staff members, community service agency staff members, chaplains, and other professionals helping individuals cope with traumatic grief are invited to attend. Regardless of your specific job title or life role, you can and will benefit from this learning experience.
- to identify the impact of trauma on the family system and individuals
- to identify various events and causes of trauma
- to identify and implement the most helpful treatment procedures
About the Presenter
Dr. H. Norman Wright is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist. He was former director of the Graduate Department of Marriage, Family and Child Counseling at Biola University. He was in private practice for over thirty years.
He is the author of over ninety books—including Experiencing Grief, The Complete Guide to Crisis and Trauma Counseling, Helping Those in Grief, Recovering From the Losses of Life, Reflections of a Grieving Spouse and When the Past Won’t Let You Go.
His current focus in grief and trauma counseling and critical incident debriefings. He is a Certified Trauma Specialist ICISF Instructor for Grief following Trauma and Emotional and Spiritual Care.
He is a chaplain and counselor for the Victim Chaplain’s Association. He made 5 trips to New York following 9/11 and served at Katrina. He worked at the shooting in Colorado Springs, Aurora, Colorado, Taft High School in California and the Space Ship 2 Shuttle in the Mojave Desert. Most recently he responded to the shootings at the Regional Centers in San Bernardino, CA and the Erskine Fire in Lake Isabella, CA. He has worked in the aftermath numerous disaster and traumatizing events.
Register early and receive discounted pricing at just $95.00 per person. Cost includes breakfast, lunch and CEUs for nurses (provided by VNA), Social Workers, LPCs, and LMFTs (provided by ChristianWorks). Student price is available at $35 (must show student ID at the door). Registration will be $125.00 at the door on Wednesday, April 5. 2017. For more information, please contact Larry Barber, LPC-S, CT at 972-960-9981,