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Healing Community Trauma EN

How to use Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine to support communities affected by acute, chronic and intergenerational Trauma

Friday, 27.05.2022
  • Recording available until 01.09.
  • Acupuncture
  • All levels

Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB) provides trauma-informed, integrative health care services, including acupuncture and other TCM therapies, to people affected by disasters, violence, poverty, oppression and social injustice. This presentation will introduce participants to the clinical, cultural and social skills needed to work with traumatized communities. AWB's work is especially important now as so many people experience trauma related to the Covid pandemic, economic insecurity, war, climate change, human displacement and migration.
This half-day lecture includes: 
·         The biology of acute stress and trauma
·         Understanding individual, collective and intergenerational trauma
·         Principles of trauma-informed care
·         How to communicate with trauma survivors
·         Clinical tools for trauma-healing
·         How to deliver community care in collaboration with other practitioners
·         Self-care for practitioners that work with trauma 
Discussion of how to support refugees and other traumatized communities in Germany and Europe during this challenging time.


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  • Acupuncture Acupuncture
  • Herbal Therapy Herbal Therapy
  • Dietetics Dietetics
  • Diagnostics Diagnostics
  • Classics/Philosophy Classics/Philosophy
  • Qi Gong/Taiji Qi Gong/Taiji
  • Scientific Research Scientific Research
  • Recording available until 01.09. Recording available until 01.09.
  • Will not be recorded Will not be recorded
  • All levels All levels
  • Beginners Beginners
  • Advanced Advanced
  • Half Day Course Half Day Course


Programme Committee

Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Dr. Dominique Hertzer


Sieglinde Wilz, Ruthild Schulze


Nora Giese, Ursula Ritz, Christophe Mohr


Susanne Lindenthal, Antje Styskal

Qi Gong

Michael Plötz, Sabine Goldmann

Western Herbs

Birte Hinz


Christiane Tetling


Velia Wortman


Ina Horn