Healing Moral Injury: A Training Workshop For Caretakers, Survivors, and Loved Ones
Date(s) - September 7, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Rowe Center, Rowe Massachusetts
Facilitated by Dr. Edward Tick
Program Cost Calculated Based on Income by the Rowe Center (contact Rowe Center for more information)
Drawing on Ed’s nationally recognized approach to assisting veterans in overcoming traumas of war, this workshop helps those who have experienced deep wounds of moral injury anywhere – in public or private service or in everyday life — and those who care for them.
Traumatic violence can take many forms: crime and street violence, sexual and domestic abuse, military service. It may result in moral injury, often defined as the profound psycho‑spiritual wound that occurs when a person engages in, witnesses, or fails to prevent acts that damage the conscience and produce feelings of shame, anger, or grief. However, moral injury also can result in the aftermath of a personal calamity if you suffer from feeling that God or life has treated you unfairly, damaging your trust. Moreover, collective moral injury can occur when our government pursues policies we think are evil. When a moral injury occurs, everyone is affected — survivor, perpetrator, family, and society — and it can ravage lives for decades. Ed will show you how moral injury can be a spiritual breakthrough when understood as “the tip of the iceberg” of soul wounding. CEUs available.