SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


DAY 1: tuesday, JANUARY 27th, 2015
[Part 1] Descendants of the Khmer Empire, Cambodian Legacy of Resilience: "From The Killing Fields to The Healing Fields"
Long Beach is home to the largest population of Cambodians in the nation. Surviving the Khmer genocide and immigrating to the United States, many Cambodian refugees and families experienced trauma. Dr. Mollica, community leaders, and Cambodian community members share the needs, resiliency, and ways to healing. Those who may be interested in attending: individuals interested in healing and the Cambodian community experience, providers who serve the Cambodian community, and Cambodian community members.

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Building Healthy Communities - Book Club by with Dr. Richard F. Mollica, MD
Breakfast served

 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Understanding Trauma and Integrated Holistic Healing by Dr. Richard Mollica and Team

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM: Trauma and Chronic Health Disorders with Dr. Richard F. Mollica, MD, and Team
Lunch served


[Part 2] Integrated Community Healing
Community organizations discuss the current needs of the Cambodian community and culturally-appropriate strategies for healing and recovery.

1:30 PM - 3 PM: Community Resources


[Part 3] Story-Telling and Legacy of Resilience: Triumph over Trauma
Various Cambodian community members share their stories of survival, healing, and resiliency.

3:20 PM - 5 PM: Triumph over Trauma: “Testimonies of Resiliency”

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Inter-generational Healing Night
Cambodian youth, adults, and seniors connect and celebrate the resiliency of the community through art, dance, and music.
Dinner served

 

DAY 2:  wednesday, JANUARY 28th, 2015
Multi-Cultural Integrated Holistic Approach: The Science, Spirituality, and Art in Healing
What is the science of trauma? Understanding how trauma affects us is critical to understanding healing and the cultivation of resiliency. Trauma impacts us in the context of our culture. How we heal also necessarily reflects our culture and history. We explore how self-healing occurs, and how to nurture and sustain health and resilience in the face of historical trauma.

9 AM - 10:15 AM: Dr. Richard F. Mollica, MD will be presenting the H-5 Model
Light snacks and refreshments served

10:30 AM - 12 PM: Dr. Lucia Roncali, MD: The Science of Trauma and Resiliency- Why Cheetahs Don’t Have PTSD!

12 PM - 1 PM: Dr. Lucia Roncali, MD: Unique Issues Affecting Women and Art in Healing
Lunch served

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM: How do H-5 model components work in Long Beach

6 PM - 8 PM: Meet and greet with Dr. Richard F. Mollica, MD, Dr. Lucia Roncalli, MD, Youk Chhang at La Lune Imperial**
Dinner served

 

DAY 3: thursday, JANUARY 29th, 2015
Trauma Informed Care and Healing
How do we integrate an informed understanding of trauma in the care of our community? How do we approach trauma and healing in a culturally sensitive way that embraces people’s innate capacity for self –healing? Different racial and ethnic groups have experienced different traumas, so we need to understand the experience, the cultural perspective and the unique qualities of healing in each group.

9 AM - 12 PM: Training for Medical and Mental Health Professionals - Dr. Richard F. Mollica’s “Pandora’s Box” and 11 point tool kit and 11 vignettes
Light snacks and refreshments served

12 PM - 1:15 PM: Youk Chhang, Cultural Perspectives in Diagnosis and Treatment “Folk Diagnosis"
Lunch served

1:30 PM - 3 PM: Community Focus and Approaches to Trauma and Healing with Dr. Richard F. Mollica, MD