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Little Book of Trauma Healing: When Violence Strikes And Community Security Is Threatened

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How can we effectively address the threat of terrorism? What helps being about long-term security? What stops cycles of victimhood? What role can Restorative Justice play?

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 c
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Paperback, 90 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Good Books
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Sleepless Dreamer
Mar 01, 2021 rated it really liked it
According to Yoder, many things can be considered trauma so really, this book is also relevant for my healing after the trauma of my economics exam in two days. Review to come!
Kimberly Barker-Brugman
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Excellent book. Over the last two years I have read numerous books on trauma, PTSD, and the like. This one was an excellent synopsis of issues like those for the individual but also addressed how do we heal trauma on a national scale. The book dealt with the emotional, physical, intellectual issues as well as the spiritual. I think adding the spiritual really completes the discussion and creates a way for holistic wholeness. If you can only read one book on trauma this year, read this one. It gi ...more
Ledayne
Nov 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Trauma impacts every human life and every community so this is an important and helpful read for everyone.
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Good introduction to the concept of trauma. The book focuses on trauma experience d by communities from war, natural disaster, and genocide. The book tries to lay the groundwork for healing from such events.
Shay Gabriel
Dec 31, 2012 rated it liked it
Short, but good discussion of how trauma operates in a group setting. Useful for helping communities overcome & break out of the cycle of trauma. It does not offer a lot of science, if that's what you're looking for — and it's less helpful for dealing with traumatized individuals. Very specific. ...more
Nancy Babbitt
Jan 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book offers an interesting look at the relationship of past trauma in the cycles of victimhood and violence. Reading it has been a healing experience.
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