$12 – $49

May 4-6: Hope For The Hurting with H. Norman Wright and the GraceCore

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The Bridge Community Hope Center

4815 Alderson Road

Blaine, WA 98230

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Disasters and crisis can strike without warning, and your community is turned upside down coping with the aftermath and devastation. Learn from the experts how to use your calling to bring hope to the hurting.

You may have been called to minister to the family in shock over the unexpected loss of a child or the wife coping with the death of her husband of 51 years. How do you prepare to help in these situations? How can you be proactive and effective in times of loss and crisis?

This seminar is for ministers, counselors, lay counselors, teachers, first responders or anyone interested in developing and increasing their skills in grief a crisis and trauma counseling. H. Norman Wright uses his years of teaching, counseling and personal experiences to prepare and equip others in a valuable ministry to someone who is hurting.

A continuing education certificate will be available signed by H. Norman Wright.


This seminar extends over three days:

Friday, May 4

3:00-5:00pm Dr. Dean Rubel / Hope for those surviving addictions

Saturday, May 5

8:30am-3:30pm H. Norman Wright / Grief and Trauma Care Intensive

Sunday, May 6

2:00-4:00pm Arnold Allen / The Power of Hope for Healing


Some of the specific topics that will be covered during the seminar are:

  • To identify the various types of human losses and their impact;
  • Secondary losses and their impact upon the recovery process
  • Complicated grieving
  • A Biblical response to loss and crisisthe 15 most practical steps to follow in helping a person recover from their grief
  • Resources, books, CDs, DVDs etc., to help a person
  • How to use the loss history in counseling and for the entire congregation
  • Childhood losses and their impact of trauma upon the brain and practical steps for healing, etc.

Upon completion of the seminar participants will have learned:

  • The distinctions between loss, crisis and trauma;
  • The emphasis is a practical hands on “how to respond” approach
  • The normalcy and biblical pattern of grief
  • The causes and symptoms of crisis and trauma;
  • The steps and approaches to help others recover from a loss, crisis or trauma





Norman Wright

Dr. H. Norman Wright

H. Norman Wright is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist. He has taught in the Graduate Department of Biola University and he is a faculty member of Talbot School of Theology.His current focus is in grief and trauma counseling and critical incident debriefings. Part of his work is developing curriculum in loss, crisis and trauma as well as community wide Grief Recovery seminars. He is a Certified Trauma Specialist and a Certified Traumatologist. He is an ICISF trainer for the course, “Grief After Trauma.” He is Board Certified in Bereavement Trauma by the National Center for Crisis Management.Dr. Wright has traveled to New York five times since 9/11 conducting area wide Grief Recovery seminars as well as debriefings. Part of his specialty is working with parents of children or teenagers who have died. He is also a chaplain and counselor for The Victim Chaplain’s Association and has worked in the aftermath of Katrina in Louisiana and most recently in Colorado after the incident in Aurora. He has authored several books on Grief and Trauma.

www.hnormanwright.com

Arnold Allen

Arnold Allen

From Nazarene pastor to YWAM for nearly 20 years to Licensed Washington State counselor, Arnold has demonstrated a deep healing ministry. He unpacks the power and energy of hope with insight and practical application. Linking hope to intuition, emotion, the intellect and creativity, opens up a new understanding and discovery of walking in Authentic Hope!

www.IncreaseHope.com

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The Bridge Community Hope Center

4815 Alderson Road

Blaine, WA 98230

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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