March 18 & 19, 2019 | 9 am – 4:30 pm
at The California Endowment 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles CA 90012
Echo has been banging the drum for some time now about trauma and how it gets stored in our bodies. We uphold the work of people like Dr. Peter Levine, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk and other researchers who have concluded that talk therapy alone is not enough to release and overwrite the disruptive patterns trauma creates in our bodies.
Our 2019 conference theme is ‘Trauma Recovery: Community Evidenced Practices’. Service professionals will learn about traditional as well as more recently discovered practices for healing trauma. Many of these are now accepted by the scientific community but many remain unacknowledged – not because they are ineffective, but because the scientific community has not yet caught up.
At our conference you will be able to explore for yourself a variety of new and traditional forms of healing that are body-based. Some of these practices draw on centuries of cultural wisdom (such as yoga, gardening, and dance) and some are exciting new frontiers in trauma recovery (such as EMDR, neurofeedback and EFT). A few have already acquired ‘evidence-based’ status but many others are still waiting for science to catch up. On this theme, Viejas Tribal Chairman Dr. Pico will share with us current research into First Nation healing modalities.
The many interactive workshops will have you getting out of your chair and into your body as we celebrate the resources nature gave us. Come explore with us the new frontier of trauma recovery.
Eye Movement Desensitization
and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Emotional Freedom Techniques
Echo is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for: MFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, and LPCCs
Echo maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
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Payment or proof of purchase order must be received by March 11, 2019
Cancellation fees may apply; be sure to review our policies.
Spanish & ASL interpretation available upon request.
Accommodations cannot be made for requests received after January 18, 2019.
March 18, 2019
Morning Concurrent Sessions
Dr. Kate Truitt
Viviana Vallin (facilitated in Spanish)
Afternoon Concurrent Sessions
Dr. Kate Truitt
Ana Rosa Najera (facilitated in Spanish)
Laura Som, Dr. Alex Norman & Sokunthea Oum
Indigenous Wisdom Healing Historical Trauma, former Viejas Tribal Chairman, Dr. Anthony Pico
March 19, 2019
Hotel & Directions
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities is located at 1000 N Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012.
It is recommended that conference attendees book hotel accommodations early as hotels in the area often sell out.
The Millennium Biltmore Hotel has limited rooms available at a promotional rate. Book by calling (213) 624-1011, select option 3 and request The California Endowment rate.
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071