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Healing Our Heroes Part 1: Research of Treatment Techniques to Support Family Resiliency Naturally

Thursday Jul 7, 2016 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

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About this Webinar

This 90-minute webinar will explain the science and research support for techniques used in working with people who have endured extreme stress and trauma as well as a brief introduction to simple but effective techniques that have been used in working with active duty military, first responders and disaster survivors and their families.

Please note that there was an error on slide 18 of the webinar recording. The slide has been corrected and is reflected in the PDF version of the PowerPoint provided under “Event Materials” at the bottom of this page.

You can find Part 2 of this webinar here.

Presenter Information

Patricia Gerbarg, M.D., is Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at NY Medical College. In both clinical work and research studies, she integrates standard and complementary treatments. Her research focuses on mind-body practices for stress, anxiety, PTSD, military, and survivors of mass disasters.

Richard Brown, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University. He is a pioneer in the field of Integrative Psychiatry, he lectures extensively, including full-day courses on complementary and alternative medicine at the American Psychiatric Association and other conferences. Dr. Brown has published over 90 scientific articles, books and chapters including.

CEU and Certificate of Completion

We provide National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and Georgia Marriage and Family Therapy CE credits. More information on how to obtain CEUs can be found here.

How to Join

You may connect via the APAN Connect system or Ustream. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com.

  • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)
    • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via Ustream.
  • Ustream (broadcast only, limited interaction)
    • Watch live on MFLN’s Ustream
    • Mobile option for Ustream available for Apple and Android devices.

Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.

This presentation is not endorsed by the Department of Defense and the information, as well as any opinions or views, contained herein are solely that of the presenter.


Healing Our Heroes Part 1: Research of Treatment Techniques to Support Family Resiliency Naturally – Evaluation

Event Materials

Watch the Recording on YouTube

Healing Our Heroes Part 1 PowerPoint (PDF)

The Healing Power of the Breath (Book)

Body-based Therapeutic Approach to Healing Trauma – MFLN Family Development Blog

Serving Those Who Serve Us – MFLN Family Development Blog

Additional Resources

Healing Our Heroes Part 2: Using & Practicing Treatment Techniques to Support Family Resiliency Naturally

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