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Helplessness with Dr. Galit Atlas

This is a vulnerable and memorable conversation with the incredible Dr. Galit Atlas about the fear of pain and the pain of being human. We discuss the impact of trauma from mass violence and the experiences of guilt, survivor guilt, and shame. Surviving mass violence or terrorism can result in a devastating feeling of helplessness. Dr. Atlas artfully shares the impact of this emotional state. Thank you, Dr. Atas for sharing your time.

Dr. Galit Atlas is a psychoanalyst and clinical supervisor in private practice in New York City. She is on the faculty of the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Dr. Atlas has published three books for clinicians and numerous articles and book chapters. Her New York Times publication “A Tale of Two Twins” was the winner of a 2016 Gradiva Award. A leader in the field of relational psychoanalysis, Dr. Atlas is a recipient of the André François Award and the NADTA Research Award. She teaches and lectures throughout the United States and internationally. Her new book Emotional Inheritance is being translated into 19 languages.

Trauma and Helplessness with Dr. Galit Atlas

This is a vulnerable and memorable conversation with the incredible Dr. Galit Atlas about the fear of pain and the pain of being human. We discuss the impact of trauma from mass violence and the experiences of guilt, survivor guilt, and shame. Surviving mass violence or terrorism can result in a devastating feeling of helplessness. Dr. Atlas artfully shares the impact of this emotional state. Thank you, Dr. Atas for sharing your time.

Dr. Galit Atlas is a psychoanalyst and clinical supervisor in private practice in New York City. She is on the faculty of the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Dr. Atlas has published three books for clinicians and numerous articles and book chapters. Her New York Times publication “A Tale of Two Twins” was the winner of a 2016 Gradiva Award. A leader in the field of relational psychoanalysis, Dr. Atlas is a recipient of the André François Award and the NADTA Research Award. She teaches and lectures throughout the United States and internationally. Her new book Emotional Inheritance is being translated into 19 languages.

No One Was Talking About It But Everyone was Suffering.

Julie Paez is a victim/survivor of Dec 2, 2015, San Bernardino terrorist attack joins me for a conversation about her personal journey following the mass shooting. Julie exemplifies grace, courage, and resilience after the shooting and became an advocate for her friends and colleges injured in the attack. Julie shares her nonjudgemental insight and wisdom to create a healing path for others.

No One Was Talking About It But Everyone was Suffering.

Julie Paez is a victim/survivor of Dec 2, 2015, San Bernardino terrorist attack joins me for a conversation about her personal journey following the mass shooting. Julie exemplifies grace, courage, and resilience after the shooting and became an advocate for her friends and colleges injured in the attack. Julie shares her nonjudgemental insight and wisdom to create a healing path for others.

Loss and Trauma with Dion Green: A Personal Story

This incredibly vulnerable, raw, and heartbreaking conversation with Dion Green. Dion is a bereaved victim/survivor of the Dayton Ohio mass shooting from August 2019 where nine people were killed and seventeen others were injured.
Dion Green, MBA, Founder/CEO of Flourishing Under Distress Given Encouragement (FUDGE)
Dion Green is the Founder/CEO of Flourishing Under Distress Given Encouragement (FUDGE), a 501c3 non profit that helps survivors through traumatic experiences with resources and support. Green recently finished his MBA at Keller’s Graduate School in Business Administration with a minor in Entrepreneurship, and holds a Bachelor of Science from DeVry University in Business Administration.

Green is an advocate on gun violence and on gun legislation which was inspired by the mass shooting that occurred in Dayton, Ohio in August of 2019, which claimed his father’s life and many other innocent victims. He speaks around the country and speaks in the communities that have been impacted by gun violence. Green authored a memoir called Untitled Act of God/Act of Man sharing his tragedies and demonstrating a sense of resilience through his journey by forgiving and giving back to his community.
In addition to his Foundation, Gun Legislation Advocacy service, and Gun Rally participation, he serves on the Board of Felons with a Future, Upturn Ohio, and numerous other community initiatives and support networks across the country.
Dion has spent the past 5 years as a real estate investor and served as a case manager with St. Vincent Depaul homeless shelter as a Case Manager. He currently resides in Dayton with his fiancee and 13-year-old daughter.

on Twitter @DionGre95543236
http://www.linkedin.com/in/dion-green-mba-b15b44171

Loss and Trauma with Dion Green: A Personal Story

This incredibly vulnerable, raw, and heartbreaking conversation with Dion Greene. Dion is a bereaved victim/survivor of the Dayton Ohio mass shooting from August 2019 where nine people were killed and seventeen others were injured.
Dion Green, MBA, Founder/CEO of Flourishing Under Distress Given Encouragement (FUDGE)
Dion Green is the Founder/CEO of Flourishing Under Distress Given Encouragement (FUDGE), a 501c3 non profit that helps survivors through traumatic experiences with resources and support. Green recently finished his MBA at Keller’s Graduate School in Business Administration with a minor in Entrepreneurship, and holds a Bachelor of Science from DeVry University in Business Administration.

Green is an advocate on gun violence and on gun legislation which was inspired by the mass shooting that occurred in Dayton, Ohio in August of 2019, which claimed his father’s life and many other innocent victims. He speaks around the country and speaks in the communities that have been impacted by gun violence. Green authored a memoir called Untitled Act of God/Act of Man sharing his tragedies and demonstrating a sense of resilience through his journey by forgiving and giving back to his community.
In addition to his Foundation, Gun Legislation Advocacy service, and Gun Rally participation, he serves on the Board of Felons with a Future, Upturn Ohio, and numerous other community initiatives and support networks across the country.
Dion has spent the past 5 years as a real estate investor and served as a case manager with St. Vincent Depaul homeless shelter as a Case Manager. He currently resides in Dayton with his fiancee and 13-year-old daughter.

on Twitter @DionGre95543236
http://www.linkedin.com/in/dion-green-mba-b15b44171

The Importance of Connection with Terri Keener

Terri Keener, Behavioral Health Coordinator from the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center joined me for an important conversation about the importance of connection for victims and survivors of mass violence. “Healing does not happen in isolation.”

Terri Keener, LCSW, LSCSW
Behavioral Health Coordinator, Division of Child and Family Services
Vegas Strong Resiliency Center

I graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Master of Science in Social Work and I am professionally licensed as a clinical social worker in Kansas and Nevada.

I am a member of the 2021 cohort of the Jameson Fellowship.

My professional experience includes:
•More than 30 years of experience working with trauma and special needs populations in various communities and settings including child welfare, education, and community based mental health.
•Direct services, supervision, management, consultation, team development, training, program development, grant writing and management, quality assurance, provider vetting, collaborative projects, outreach and media relations.
•Since June 2018, serve as the Behavioral Health Coordinator at the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center, learning about the behavioral health needs of those impacted by mass violence and developing and establishing programming to meet those needs.

Relevant Training:
•EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
•EMDR – Recent Event Protocol
•Member EMDR Trauma Resource Network for Southern Nevada
•Critical Incident Stress Management (Group and Individual)
•NOVA Crisis Response Team Training (National Organization of Victim Assistance)
•Employee Trauma Intervention Program (E-TIP)
•Trauma Recovery Yoga
•Field Based Consultant, Inclusive Network of Kansas, KU Graduate School of Education
•Conference Presentations including:
oImpact of childhood trauma on parenting (National Association of Case Management)
oFacilitating Child and Family Teams (NV Statewide Differential Response Conference)
oSchool-Based Programs and Partnerships (KS Mental Health Services Conference)
oDisaster Behavioral Health (Minnesota Regional Conference)
oUNR Public Health Perspectives Webinar – Impact of Mass Violence
•Strategic Management and Planning Facilitator
•Clark County Leadership Academy
•Georgetown University Leadership Academy

Relevant Accomplishments:
•Establishment of a Peer Support program and Critical Incident Teams for Clark County Department of Family Services
•Vetting and matching of providers for survivors of mass violence in multiple states and Canada
•Implementation of Peer Support groups through NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
•Coordination of volunteer emotional support providers for mass violence anniversary and special events
•Establishment of a network of local and out of area mental health and supportive services providers for those impacted by mass violence and trauma
•Media appearances and development of press release and social media and educational material as Behavioral Health Coordinator at Vegas Strong Resiliency Center
•Organization of various training and information session opportunities for those impacted by mass violence, including responder peer support teams.

The Importance of Connection with Terri Keener

Terri Keener, Behavioral Health Coordinator from the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center joined me for an important conversation about the importance of connection for victims and survivors of mass violence. “Healing does not happen in isolation.”

Terri Keener, LCSW, LSCSW
Behavioral Health Coordinator, Division of Child and Family Services
Vegas Strong Resiliency Center

I graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Master of Science in Social Work and I am professionally licensed as a clinical social worker in Kansas and Nevada.

I am a member of the 2021 cohort of the Jameson Fellowship.

My professional experience includes:
•More than 30 years of experience working with trauma and special needs populations in various communities and settings including child welfare, education, and community based mental health.
•Direct services, supervision, management, consultation, team development, training, program development, grant writing and management, quality assurance, provider vetting, collaborative projects, outreach and media relations.
•Since June 2018, serve as the Behavioral Health Coordinator at the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center, learning about the behavioral health needs of those impacted by mass violence and developing and establishing programming to meet those needs.

Relevant Training:
•EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
•EMDR – Recent Event Protocol
•Member EMDR Trauma Resource Network for Southern Nevada
•Critical Incident Stress Management (Group and Individual)
•NOVA Crisis Response Team Training (National Organization of Victim Assistance)
•Employee Trauma Intervention Program (E-TIP)
•Trauma Recovery Yoga
•Field Based Consultant, Inclusive Network of Kansas, KU Graduate School of Education
•Conference Presentations including:
oImpact of childhood trauma on parenting (National Association of Case Management)
oFacilitating Child and Family Teams (NV Statewide Differential Response Conference)
oSchool-Based Programs and Partnerships (KS Mental Health Services Conference)
oDisaster Behavioral Health (Minnesota Regional Conference)
oUNR Public Health Perspectives Webinar – Impact of Mass Violence
•Strategic Management and Planning Facilitator
•Clark County Leadership Academy
•Georgetown University Leadership Academy

Relevant Accomplishments:
•Establishment of a Peer Support program and Critical Incident Teams for Clark County Department of Family Services
•Vetting and matching of providers for survivors of mass violence in multiple states and Canada
•Implementation of Peer Support groups through NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
•Coordination of volunteer emotional support providers for mass violence anniversary and special events
•Establishment of a network of local and out of area mental health and supportive services providers for those impacted by mass violence and trauma
•Media appearances and development of press release and social media and educational material as Behavioral Health Coordinator at Vegas Strong Resiliency Center
•Organization of various training and information session opportunities for those impacted by mass violence, including responder peer support teams.

Transcend PTSD with Dr. Dan Smith, Kristin Walker, and Mary Shapiro

The Transcend App for self-help from PTSD/trauma has launched!
Dr. Dan Smith and Mary Shapiro were central in the development of the National Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center’s Transcend App. D.r Dan Smith, Mary Shapiro, Kristin Walker, and I as we talk about the app, PTSD, self-help, and how to navigate through these troubling times.
Dr. Smith is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). A Fellow of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies, (ABCT), Dr. Smith is a nationally certified provider of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TFCBT) and an approved TF-CBT trainer. He specializes in the use of technology to disseminate trauma-related information for clinical and non-clinical professionals.
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/transcend-nmvc/id1504741131
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.musc.dhs.transcend

Kristin Walker is the founder of the Mental Health News Radio Network.

Mary Shapiro: Postdoctoral Fellow Medical University of South worked on the Transcend app project.

Transcend PTSD with Dr. Dan Smith, Kristin Walker, and Mary Shapiro PhD.

The Transcend App for self-help from PTSD/trauma has launched!
Dr. Dan Smith and Mary Shapiro were central in the development of the National Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center’s Transcend App. D.r Dan Smith, Mary Shapiro, Kristin Walker, and I as we talk about the app, PTSD, self-help, and how to navigate through these troubling times.
Dr. Smith is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). A Fellow of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies, (ABCT), Dr. Smith is a nationally certified provider of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TFCBT) and an approved TF-CBT trainer. He specializes in the use of technology to disseminate trauma-related information for clinical and non-clinical professionals.
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/transcend-nmvc/id1504741131
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.musc.dhs.transcend

Kristin Walker is the founder of the Mental Health News Radio Network.

Mary Shapiro: Dr. Mary Shapiro is a postdoctoral fellow at the Medical University of South Carolina and the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center. She is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, and her research focuses on using technology to enhance treatment outcomes for anxiety- and trauma-related symptoms.

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