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Lunch 'n Learns with Matt Burton

Description:

Male Grief and Partner Grief. There are two expressions of grief that are rarely discussed. Grief experienced by Male trauma survivors struggle and Partner Grief. The societal myth that Men don't grieve is a lie that men and women alike have widely bought into. Many believe that if you're a real man, you're supposed to "suck it up and move on." Partner Grief is the loss of fidelity, safety, and financial security. The loss of emotional and spiritual stability. Join Matt as he shares about both and this unique process of recovery.

Date/Time: Friday, April 8, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM HST
Location: Zoom
Cost: Free
Certificate: 1 CE approved by ADAD

Register by Monday, April 4, 2022 here

Trainer Information: Matt's life has been one spent in two different worlds. One as a business leader/media personality, the other as a trauma specialist and recovery coach. He's a former star athlete, radio personality, CEO/ founder/serial entrepreneur. But his other work was more important. Matt worked as a front-line worker at a group home for boys, spent 10 years serving Native American young people and their families on Indian reservations, and founded Helping Men Heal. He led the training of thousands of front-line workers and clinicians on male trauma, black male trauma, the impacts of male trauma on the family, male trauma and corrections, the impact of male trauma on women, and has helped men and their partners heal from the impacts of pornography addiction, infidelity/affairs, and intimacy anorexia®. Matt is the author of the groundbreaking book, The Unbound Man - Breaking the Shackles of Trauma & Abuse Experienced by Men.

Questions:  For further questions, please contact Susan Oka at Hawaii Pacific Center for Excellence. 808-545-3228 ext. 38 or soka@drugfreehawaii.org.

 

April 2022

Apr 08 Fri
Lunch 'n Learns with Matt Burton

Men experience rejection, abandonment, feelings of inadequacy, and loss. These experiences can leave crater sized holes in us. The brokenness left by divorce, the physical and emotional pain caused by intimate partner abuse, the sting of rejection and abandonment, and the devastation suicide leaves behind are some examples of ways we can experience this. Join Matt as he shares practically and experientially about their impact and strategies to get better.

Location

Zoom

Apr 14 Thu
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Location

Zoom