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Ecotherapy Training

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MLK Shoreline Center East Bay Regional Parks

7250 Doolittle Drive

Oakland, CA 94621

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Intro to Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature

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Come learn how Ecotherapy Practices reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, support wellness and can support recovery from trauma.

Describe findings from the latest research on nature and health for stress reduction, mental restoration and relief from trauma symptoms.

Describe how Ecotherapy can address the 5 principles of trauma-informed care .

Describe how Ecotherapy practices can support resiliency and equity for youth and adults who are at high risk for mental health issues.

Describe how Ecotherapy can support community resiliency and healing and reduce social isolation .

Utilize case studies for participants to practice conducting Ecotherapy assessments.

J. PHOENIX SMITH, MSW CERTIFIED ECOTHERAPIST , PUBLIC HEALTH LEADER

PHOENIX HAS OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH AND SERVING COMMUNITIES OF COLOR IMPACTED BY TRAUMA. SHE CURRENTLY SERVES AS THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF HIV SERVICES FOR ALAMEDA COUNTY. SHE BEEN A CERTIFIED ECOTHERAPIST SINCE 201 1 AND HAS DESIGNED AND DEVELOPED ECOTHERAPY TRAININGS FOR SOCIAL WORKERS, YOUTH WORKERS, AND OTHERS SINCE THEN. HER WORK HAS BEEN FEATURED IN NATIONAL PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS THE ATLANTIC MAGAZINE AND RECENTLY IN THE MAGAZINE ESPERANZA: COPING WITH ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

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MLK Shoreline Center East Bay Regional Parks

7250 Doolittle Drive

Oakland, CA 94621

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