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Forgive for Good Workshop

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Oahu Veterans Center - Sullivan Hall 1298 Kukila Street Honolulu, HI 96818  (View Map)
Bento lunch will be provided
Cost: No fee
Certificate: 6.5 CEs approved

To register by Monday March 18, 2020, click here.

Learn the basics of forgiveness methods and gain an understanding of the process and components of grievance and forgiveness related both to self and others.
Learn simple techniques of facilitating self-change and emerge with an enhanced repertoire of forgiveness skills to help others.
Have an increased understanding of the mind body connection and how it relates to emotional and physical wellbeing.
Learn the 9 steps of forgiveness.
Learn about the foundational principles of the mindfulness practice and the link between mindfulness, Aloha, Ho‘oponopono, and Native Hawaiian epistemology/spirituality.

Fred Luskin, Ph.D. former Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects.
Special Guest Luncheon Speaker Thao N. Le, PhD, MPH is currently associate professor in the Human Development & Family Studies program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Questions, please contact:
Susan Oka
Hawaii Pacific Center for Excellence
808-545-3228 ext. 38

April 2020

Apr 02 Thu
ADAD Training: Relapse Prevention
The purpose of this course is to provide relapse prevention tools for substance abuse counselors and mental health providers. Participants will identify potential risk factors, gain a basic understanding of developing relapse prevention plans, and evaluate effectiveness of relapse prevention strategies.

Kakuhihewa State Building ADAD Building, Room 111 A/B 601 Kamokila Blvd Kapolei, HI 96707

Apr 03 Fri
ADAD Training: Self-Care Practices for Mental Health Professional
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Kakuhihewa State Building ADAD Building - Room 111 A/B Kapolei, HI 96707

Apr 09 Thu
ADAD Training: Group Therapy

Participants will be able to: 1. Have a strong understating of the different types of groups available for treatment and post-treatment settings. 2. Confidently understand the levels of care and be familiar with the assessment criteria.  3 Identify group dynamics and facilitate group discussions in a creative way that helps all members feel included and validated.


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2. List components of an effective risk assessment for sexually transmitted and other communicable disease.
3 Demonstrate risk reduction counseling techniques for people living with and at-risk for viral hepatitis, HIV, and STDs. 


Kakuhihewa State BuildingADAD Building, Room 111 A/B 601 Kamokila Blvd. Kapolei, HI 96707