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2nd Annual
International Conference on
Transgenerational Trauma
     October 16-19, 2013

     Amman, Jordan

~ Proposal Form
~ Press Room



8th Annual
International Conference on
Engaging The OTHER
     Spring, 2014
     Michigan USA

~ Proposal Form
~ Press Room


5th Annual
International Conference on
Religion, Conflict, & Peace
      Spring, 2013
Dearborn, Michigan USA

~ Proposal Form
~ Press Room
~ Previous 2012 Program



Social Health Care - SHC
Training & Treatment Program
 Trauma Recovery - Jordan

Catastrophic Trauma
Recovery Training - CTR

Bait Al Hayat / House of Life - Children's Treatment Center

Capacity for Peace and Democracy


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4th Annual Conference on Muslim Mental Health
Empowering Community Workers
Training of Imams, Chaplains and Community Leaders as Mental Health Workers
Friday and Saturday, October 5 - 6, 2012
8:30 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
Michigan State University Union
49 Abbott Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-9245

This year's Muslim Mental Health Conference is the fourth in a series of ongoing conferences that have grown in stature, attracting more attention and attendance every passing year. It sharply brings in focus health care needs of vulnerable and minority populations. Subsequent conferences will continue to be collaborative efforts among the participating colleges. Also, the collected data from the conference evaluation will provide preliminary basis for future studhen I ies.

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Wounded Xrossing Borders
September 2011 Esquire Magazine Article

Healing The Wounds Of History:
Addressing The Roots Of Violence

Raising awareness about the need to resolve historical grievances
as a step towards social harmony in Lebanon and beyond

November 11-13, 2011

Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon

Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace, Centre for Lebanese Studies,
in partnership with
the Institute of Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation at the Lebanese American University

The Conference aims to explore the innovative psycho-social approaches to addressing the deeper roots of violence. The goal is to establish constructive relations between the people and communities in present-day Lebanon.

20,000 Dialogues

watch a film....make a friend....make peace happen

Unity Productions Foundation

Understand more about American Muslims
and issues surrounding
the Ground Zero 0 controversy

Learn more about available DVDs
and Dialogue Facilitation guides

Brenda Naomi Rosenberg

Pathways to Peace Foundation ~ Tectonic Leadership
Reuniting the Children of Abraham ~ FRIENDSHIP & FAITH

Brenda Rosenberg and Samia Bahsoun are co-creators of Tectonic Leadership Center for Conflict Transformation and Cross Cultural Communication, working nationally and internationally to train existing leaders and potential leaders to utilize tension as an opportunity to transform relationships, build trust, and create solution together.


 The Center for Touch Drawing
Resources for Creative Awakenings
By Deborah Koff-Chapin

Hundreds of Interpretive images of "Engaging The Other" Conferences are available for purchase through the Center's website, whether as signed archival fine art prints or originals.

Regular Touch Drawing workshops and trainings are available in various cities.

For more details see the Center's Event Schedule

P.O. Box 1089, Langley, WA 98260

Common Bond Institute
Steve Olweean, Director,
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Climax, Michigan49034 USA
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