Community Trauma & Healing Basic Workshop

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How Can Communities Heal from Violence: A Trauma Healing Workshop

 November 3-5, 2017

 The Richmond Peace Education Center will offer a Healing And Rebuilding Our Communities (HROC) 3-day Basic workshop for adults Friday Nov. 3 to Sunday, Nov. 5.

The HROC three-day basic training presents a group-based experiential model of healing that focuses on recognizing and understanding extreme trauma and its effects on the individual, family and community. Based equally on trauma theory and in-the-field application, the HROC training engages participants in a process that is both instructive and personally enlightening.

Gain tools to help yourself and others heal from hurt and trauma through a collective trust-building process.  Many people have benefited from this Richmond Peace Education Center program. Experience it for yourself!

Here are a few quotes from previous program participants:

  “This workshop taps into your inner strengths & pulls them out as a way to help others.”

 “In my 27 years, I have not felt the calm and peace that I felt over the past 2 days. I feel very sure that I will overcome my story.

Details of the training: 

Friday, November 3 from 6pm to 9pm

Saturday, November 4 from 9am to 5pm

Sunday, November 5 from 9am to 5pm

Location: Health Brigade 1010 North Thompson, Richmond, VA 23230

Participants gain tools to help themselves and others through the process of grieving, loss, and the transformation of hurt into healing. Healing from trauma and building peace between groups are deeply connected.  It is not possible to do one without the other. RPEC trainers and educators Santa Sorenson and Ram Bhagat will lead the workshop.

The fee for this session is $200. Partial scholarships are available. To reserve a spot please send a $25 non-refundable fee that will go towards RPECsquare2the $200 fee of the workshop.For more information and to register, email name, address and phone number to  Please mail your check in advance to RPEC, 3500 Patterson Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221 with HROC Basic in the memo line.

Pay here to reserve your spot