Stress Resilience Conference in Oakland on Friday Aug 14
Ever-growing stress is a reality for most of us – it is affecting the health and well-being of individuals, families, schools, institutions and organizations. Renowned experts in the interconnected domains of education, health, violence prevention and child/youth development will converge in downtown Oakland for a day-long conference, to explore the impact of chronic stress and trauma, and optimal solutions for building stress-resilient communities.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Health: Gabor Mate, MD, renowned author and mind-body physician from Vancouver, BC, and Alex Briscoe, Director, Alameda County Health Care Services Agency
- Education: Jennifer Frank, PhD: Research Scientist at the Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University
- Violence Prevention: David Muhammad, Vice President of Impact Justice, and Lynette Lee, PhD, Professor of Criminal Justice, California State University, Sacramento
- Child/Youth Development: Ilene Yasemsky, Clinical Director, Willow Rock
If you are regularly stressed out, or are around people who are, this conference is for you. Mark your calendars now, and stay tuned for details to follow!
CEUs for educators and behavioral health professionals will be available.