CASPER, Wyo — Registration is now open for the 11th Annual Native American Training Convention on August 5-6, 2020, in line with a launch from the Wyoming Division of Training (WDE). The digital convention is for educators, group members, and youth getting into grades 6-12.
The opening keynote, “Trauma within the Native Neighborhood: From Dealing to Therapeutic” shall be delivered by Dr. Darryl Tonemah, who’s a member of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Tuscarora nations, and holds a Ph. D. in Counseling Psychology and Cultural Research.
Dr. Tonemah will converse concerning the rising subject of epigenetics on Native communities. Based on materials on the WDE web site, trauma can alter genetic expression and PTSD will be encoded in a new child’s DNA. Dr. Tonemah says problems like dependancy and ADHD might emerge as coping mechanisms.
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As well as, there shall be workshops and break-out periods on the next subjects:
• Native American historical past and tradition.
• Cultural duty.
• Efficient classroom strategies for enhancing Native scholar achievement.
• Assembly emotional and social wants of Native American college students.
• Youth management and empowerment.
• Suicide consciousness and prevention.
Extra info is offered on-line. The associated fee is $25.00 for adults. Youth
attend without spending a dime.
For extra info, contact Rob Black, Native American Liaison, at 307-777-3747