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Friday, May 17
A Whole Health Approach to to Treatment of Sexual Trauma
Health Practitioner Training

5039 Airport Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28208
Charlotte, NC  28208
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Due to the ever-rising number of sexual assault and abuse cases reported in the media, reports of sexual trauma in the public are also on the rise. Historically, research has shown that one in five women and one in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives, with one in three women and one in six men experiencing some form of unwanted sexual contact. Eighty one percent of women and 35% of men report both short- and long-term impacts such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and a variety of other disorders, both emotional and physical.  With respect to healthcare, women who were sexually abused as children have 16% higher use of services, while utilization is 36% higher for women who were both physically and sexually abused as children.

This one-day workshop is designed for healthcare professionals of all professions— medical, psychological, allied health, and even administrators who need a comprehensive understanding of the “whole health” impact of sexual trauma on patient healthcare.  Physical health is only one aspect of the constellation of health components that is affected, but others—psychological, social, interpersonal, intellectual/occupational, environmental, financial, sexual, spiritual, and recreational aspects must also be considered when treating patients effectively. As further sexual trauma cases are disclosed, healthcare providers need a comprehensive model of care that covers all aspects “whole person” sexual health. 

For more information, go to the Charlotte AHEC website for more information and to register.

 

September 2019

 

Friday, September 20th
The Shifting Sands of Spirituality:
Treatment and Ethics of Changing Beliefs
Health Practitioner Training

Charlotte AHEC
5039 Airport Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC  28208
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Spiritual beliefs are changing rapidly. Many churches in the United States saw as much as a 40% drop in membership since 2012, most members reporting a change and “blending” of belief systems as well as a disagreement with overall “rules” of the respective religion. This workshop is designed provide practitioners with clinical tools to assist their patients/clients in coping with these changes, while also helping them to develop a new foundation of meaning to facilitate overall health.

For more information, go to the Charlotte AHEC website for more information and to register.

 

 

 

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Please note— Dr. Kelly is available for corporate health lunch and learn presentations, retreats, and other speaking engagements. Please keep this in mind if you or someone you know may be interested in having her speak.

PayPal is available for all classes and workshops. Insurance may pay for group sessions. Please contact your insurance company regarding this matter.

 

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