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Upcoming Trainings

Healing Us: Worker Wellness for Migrant-Serving Organizations

During this two-part workshop, Dr. Tabitha Mpamira will  equip immigrant-focused workers with knowledge and practical skills to cultivate healing, resilience, and care for themselves and for their communities. Attendees will learn about the neurobiology of stress and vicarious trauma and use tracking as a tool to identify internal states and create a sense of agency and self-empowerment. 

Archived Trainings

The Principles of Cultural Humility & Responsiveness

Cultural humility does not assume an end point but a commitment to life-long learning. This workshop led by Dr. Veronica Keiffer-Lewis introduces participants to the core philosophy of cultural humility, the four core principles, as well as the founders and historical roots. Available in English and Spanish.

This event was recorded on September 26, 2023 from 12:00-3:00 pm EST

Providing Trauma-Informed Care for Asylum-Seeking Families

With case examples throughout the presentation, Brenda Punsky helps viewers understand the different stages of the migration experience of UIC and asylum-seeking family units, as well as their specific needs (including legal, medical, mental health, and concrete). Available in English and Spanish.

This event was recorded on May 25 and June 2, 2023 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm EST