It Runs in the Family
Intergenerational Transmission of Historical Trauma Among Urban American Indians and Alaska Natives in Culturally Specific Sobriety Maintenance Programs
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101992
About the Course:
This course examines the impact that historical trauma has had on urban American Indians/Alaska natives who participated in culturally-specific sobriety maintenance programs. Based on an exploratory study conducted in Minnesota, this course focuses on the intergenerational transmission of historical trauma among AI/AN peoples, specifically focusing on the following issues: identity and the development of a Cultural Self; the continuing impact of loss and trauma; and the ways in which the use of cultural and spiritual traditions may help community members maintain their sobriety.
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research
Volume 18, Issue No.2 (2011)
Laurelle L. Myhra, MS, LMFT
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about American Indians/Alaskan Natives in culturally-specific sobriety maintenance programs. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the intergenerational transmission of historical trauma and sobriety maintenance among urban American Indians/Alaska Natives.
Define historical trauma and demonstrate some of its impact on AI/AN community members.
Discuss rationales for culturally-specific sobriety interventions for AI/AN peoples.
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