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Risking Connection Basic Training- August 28-30, 2019

By Sidran Institute | July 26, 2019

A 3-Day Risking Connection Basic training August 28-30, 2019Risking Connection (RC) is an evidenced-informed foundational trauma training program for professionals working with trauma survivors. RC provides a philosophy and framework for understanding extreme symptoms and behaviors, managing crises, addressing vicarious trauma,and achieving lasting healing.Through use of RC training, organizations can create and sustain a trauma-informed agency culture.  The RC Training Program uses a Train-the-Trainer model of dissemination…

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RC Basic Training – August 28-30, 2019

By Sidran Institute | June 18, 2019

The Risking Connection (RC) Basic training is an 18-hour foundational trauma training. It is a centerpiece of the Traumatic Stress Institute’s Whole Systems Change Model to Trauma-Informed Care that organizations and service systems can adopt to implement and sustain trauma-informed care. You can read more about the training and register for the training here. Training Description When…

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Book Sale! Limited time 50% discount on Wisdom of the 5 Messengers

By Sidran Institute | May 31, 2019

For a limited time, we are holding a 50% off Sale for our title Wisdom of the 5 Messengers by Kerry Paul Altman, Ph.D. You may now purchase this book for $8.47. Book Description: The road to contentment demands that we make healthy choices. Without guidance and direction we are often predisposed toward familiar, predictable,…

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Time to End Physician Sexual Abuse of Patients: Calling the U.S. Medical Community to Action

By Sidran Institute | May 26, 2019

May 1, 2019 | Azza Abu Dagga, Michael Carome, Sidney M. Wolfe | Journal of General Internal Medicine Abstract: Despite the strict prohibition against all forms of sexual relations between physicians and their patients, some physicians cross this bright line and abuse their patients sexually. The true extent of sexual abuse of patients by physicians in the U.S. health…

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As Suicides Rise, Insurers Find Ways to Deny Mental Health Coverage

By Sidran Institute | May 26, 2019

Red tape and a lack of in-network providers frustrate those seeking treatment. May 16, 2019 | By Cynthia Koons and John Tozzi | Bloomberg Businessweek The U.S. is in the midst of a mental health crisis. In 2017, 47,000 Americans died by suicide and 70,000 from drug overdoses. And 17.3 million adults suffered at least…

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The long-term physical-psychiatric effects of childhood trauma

By Sidran Institute | May 24, 2019

May 20, 2019 | American Psychiatric Association | Exposure to trauma in childhood is associated with both psychiatric and physical problems for decades afterward, according to new research presented here today at the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Annual Meeting. Researchers are longitudinally assessing more than 1,000 individuals who were directly exposed to the 9/11 terror…

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Not Just For Soldiers: Civilians With PTSD Struggle To Find Effective Therapy

By Sidran Institute | May 23, 2019

May 20, 2019 | National Public Radio | By Caroline Covington Lauren Walls had lived with panic attacks, nightmares and flashbacks for years. The 26-year-old San Antonio teacher sought help from a variety of mental health professionals — including spending five years and at least $20,000 with one therapist who used a Christian-faith-based approach, viewing…

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Welcome to Our New Website

By Esther Giller | May 16, 2019

This day marks the inauguration of our newly refreshed website. Our new website brings a modern, user-friendly interface for our users. Resources are easier to find and our store experience is improved and easier than ever to use. We hope you find what you need on our website. Sidran Institute is ever committed to advocacy…

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Survivor Moms’ Companion – Early Adopters’ Training Starting Fall 2019

By Sidran Institute | April 26, 2019

Sidran Institute and the University of Michigan bring help for new Moms coping with trauma with Survivor Moms’ Companion training program! Early adopters’ training is starting in Fall 2019. Survivor Moms’ Companion is a psychoeducational program designed to help pregnant women with a history of childhood maltreatment break the cycles of abuse and psychiatric vulnerability…

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Coverage of Mass Killings is Bad for Mental Health

By Esther Giller | April 20, 2019

Nsikan Akpan of PBS News Hours writes a probing article on the news coverage of mass killings. He posits that people not only develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress, but also become more likely to watch coverage of a subsequent mass tragedy. Read Akpan’s article here. Photo by REUTERS/Steve Dipaola

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