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The little book of trauma healing : when violence strikes and community security is threatened / Carolyn Yoder.

By: Yoder, Carolyn.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Little books of justice & peacebuilding: Publisher: Intercourse, PA : Good Books, ©2005Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.ISBN: 9781680990461; 1680990462.Other title: Trauma healing.Subject(s): Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Treatment | Psychic trauma -- Treatment | Victims -- Rehabilitation | Victims of crimes -- Rehabilitation | Victims of terrorism -- Rehabilitation | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine | MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine | Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Treatment | Psychic trauma -- Treatment | Victims of terrorism -- Rehabilitation | Crime Victims -- rehabilitation | Psychological Trauma -- therapy | Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- therapy | Terrorism -- psychologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Little Book of Trauma Healing : When Violence Striked And Community Security Is Threatened.DDC classification: 616.85/2106 Online resources: EBSCOhost | MyiLibrary | OverDrive | Excerpt | Image | Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
1. Introduction -- Trauma as a call to change and transformation -- 2. Defining Trauma: The Causes and Types -- Ongoing and structurally-induced trauma -- Societal or collective trauma -- Historical trauma transferred through generations -- Secondary trauma -- Participation-induced trauma -- 3. Common Responses to Traumatic Events -- Trauma affects us physiologically -- Trauma shatters meaning -- Trauma creates needs -- Ongoing trauma -- Large-group trauma -- 4. Continuing the Cycles: Unhealed Trauma -- Limitations of defining unhealed trauma through a PTSD frame -- Reenactment and trigger events -- Impaired functioning -- Incomplete grieving -- The enemy/aggressor cycle -- Good-vs.-evil narratives -- Redemptive-violence narratives -- The role of leaders -- The cycles across generations -- 5. Breaking the Cycles: The Journey to Healing and Security -- Background to the model -- Safety -- Breaking free -- The role of leaders -- Mourning, grieving our own story, and naming fears -- Recognizing that "the other" has a story -- Reconnection -- Recognizing interdependence, taking risks -- Choosing the path to forgiving -- Seeking justice -- Possibility of reconciliation -- 6. What If? 9-11 and Breaking the Cycles -- 7. How Then Shall We Live? -- 1. Recognize ourselves as leaders -- 2. Challenge our own faith communities to live up to the highest ideals -- 3. Prevent trauma by learning to wage peace -- 4. Work at both the personal and the communal/structural levels -- 5. Be informed -- 6. Remember that we are not alone -- Appendix. Key Elements in Breaking the Cycle.
Review: "Following the staggering events of September 11, 2001, the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University was asked to help, along with Church World Service, to equip religious and civil leaders for dealing with traumatized communities." "The staff and faculty proposed Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) programs in response. In the years since then, those ideas have been put into practice, re-tooled, and used successfully again and again." "Now, STAR director, Carolyn Yoder, has shaped the strategies and learnings from those experiences into a book for all who have known threatened security." "This Little Book addresses communities and societies caught in cycles of victimhood and/or violence ... in other words, those of us who have been traumatized by terrorists or tsunamis, by unsafe and ongoing occupation or oppression." "Says Yoder, "The primary premise and challenge of this Little Book is that traumatic events and times have the potential to awaken the human spirit and, indeed, the global family. But this requires acknowledging our own history and that of the enemy, honestly searching for root causes, and shifting our emphasis from national security to human security." A startlingly helpful approach. Book jacket."--Jacket.
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616.85/2106 (Browse shelf) Available Following the staggering events of September 11, 2001, the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University was asked to help, along with Church World Service, to equip religious and civil leaders for dealing with traumatized communities." "The staff and faculty proposed Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) programs in response. In the years since then, those ideas have been put into practice, re-tooled, and used successfully again and again." "Now, STAR director, Carolyn Yoder, has shaped the strategies and learnings from those experiences into a book for all who have known threatened security." "This Little Book addresses communities and societies caught in cycles of victimhood and/or violence ... in other words, those of us who have been traumatized by terrorists or tsunamis, by unsafe and ongoing occupation or oppression." "Says Yoder, "The primary premise and challenge of this Little Book is that traumatic events and times have the potential to awaken the human spirit and, indeed, the global family. But this requires acknowledging our own history and that of the enemy, honestly searching for root causes, and shifting our emphasis from national security to human security B06234393
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1. Introduction -- Trauma as a call to change and transformation -- 2. Defining Trauma: The Causes and Types -- Ongoing and structurally-induced trauma -- Societal or collective trauma -- Historical trauma transferred through generations -- Secondary trauma -- Participation-induced trauma -- 3. Common Responses to Traumatic Events -- Trauma affects us physiologically -- Trauma shatters meaning -- Trauma creates needs -- Ongoing trauma -- Large-group trauma -- 4. Continuing the Cycles: Unhealed Trauma -- Limitations of defining unhealed trauma through a PTSD frame -- Reenactment and trigger events -- Impaired functioning -- Incomplete grieving -- The enemy/aggressor cycle -- Good-vs.-evil narratives -- Redemptive-violence narratives -- The role of leaders -- The cycles across generations -- 5. Breaking the Cycles: The Journey to Healing and Security -- Background to the model -- Safety -- Breaking free -- The role of leaders -- Mourning, grieving our own story, and naming fears -- Recognizing that "the other" has a story -- Reconnection -- Recognizing interdependence, taking risks -- Choosing the path to forgiving -- Seeking justice -- Possibility of reconciliation -- 6. What If? 9-11 and Breaking the Cycles -- 7. How Then Shall We Live? -- 1. Recognize ourselves as leaders -- 2. Challenge our own faith communities to live up to the highest ideals -- 3. Prevent trauma by learning to wage peace -- 4. Work at both the personal and the communal/structural levels -- 5. Be informed -- 6. Remember that we are not alone -- Appendix. Key Elements in Breaking the Cycle.

"Following the staggering events of September 11, 2001, the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University was asked to help, along with Church World Service, to equip religious and civil leaders for dealing with traumatized communities." "The staff and faculty proposed Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) programs in response. In the years since then, those ideas have been put into practice, re-tooled, and used successfully again and again." "Now, STAR director, Carolyn Yoder, has shaped the strategies and learnings from those experiences into a book for all who have known threatened security." "This Little Book addresses communities and societies caught in cycles of victimhood and/or violence ... in other words, those of us who have been traumatized by terrorists or tsunamis, by unsafe and ongoing occupation or oppression." "Says Yoder, "The primary premise and challenge of this Little Book is that traumatic events and times have the potential to awaken the human spirit and, indeed, the global family. But this requires acknowledging our own history and that of the enemy, honestly searching for root causes, and shifting our emphasis from national security to human security." A startlingly helpful approach. Book jacket."--Jacket.