Monday, July 13, 2009

Training Seminar on Pregnancy Loss and Unresolved Grief

Rachel's Vineyard Ministries is offering an important training seminar on Pregnancy Loss and Unresolved Grief scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, 2009.

The keynote speakers are the founders of Rachel's Vineyard Ministries, Dr. Theresa Burke, PhD, LPC, NPC, and Kevin Burke, MSS, LSW. This event is being sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu's Respect Life Office.

The issues addressed at this clinical training seminar are of grave importance to all Christians and professionals, especially those who work in the fields of education, psychology, mental health counseling, pastoral counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work, campus ministry, pastoral leadership (clergy), healthcare, medicine, public policy, ethics, population studies, and other related areas.

WHAT: Clinical Training Seminar on Pregnancy Loss & Unresolved Grief
Seminar Topics: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, traumatic re-enactment, men and pregnancy termination, how trauma impacts the brain, research on pregnancy loss, caring for special wounds, healing the wounded spirit, Clinical vs. Pastoral Models of Healing, Utilizing the Grief Process, Rituals and Sensory-Based Treatment.

WHO: Theresa Burke and Kevin Burke, founders of Rachel's Vineyard Ministries

WHEN: Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 8:30am to 5:00pm (special breakout session at 3:40pm - 5pm for clergy and RV retreat leaders and counselors).

WHERE: St. Stephen's Diocesan Center - 6301 Pali Hwy (in the meeting hall)

WHY: To educate our community leaders and residents on abortion trauma, and to provide resources and methods for healing; CEU's are available for Professional Counselors (through the ACA), and will be available for Social Workers.

REGISTRATION FEE: $30 in advance (by September 18th) or $40 at the door. Includes food, beverages, and materials.

To register for this seminar, please mail your contact information (name, organization/church, address, phone number, and email address), indicate whether or not you are a licensed professional seeking CEU's (as a counselor or social worker), and include a check or money order for $30.00 made out to Respect Life and mail it to Rachel's Vineyard Ministries, P.O. Box 277, Waianae, HI 96792. A confirmation letter, receipt and additional information will be emailed or mailed to you shortly thereafter.

Please contact Lisa Shorba at 469-5470 or at if you have any questions or would like a seminar registration form with all the details emailed to you.

Please note: Rachel's Vineyard (RV) Ministries is a non-profit organization with headquarters in Pennsylvania. Rachel's Vineyard Ministries in Hawaii is endorsed by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu's Respect Life Office.

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