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Understanding Trauma and Decolonizing Trauma

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Understanding Trauma and Decolonizing Trauma

May 15, 2024 | 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT

Join NCUIH for an in-depth discussion on understanding and decolonizing trauma. Continual critical examination is necessary to understand how beliefs, ideas, and practices are rooted in the enduring impacts of settler colonialism and its ongoing effects. Experts from the University of New Mexico will help participants examine and understand the influences of historical trauma and how resilience and cultural connections can create culturally safe care and become a prevention method for the missing and murdered Indigenous people (MMIP) epidemic. Continuing education credits are available for nursing and social work professionals.*

Presenters from the University of New Mexico:

  • Teresa Gomes, MA (Pueblo of Isleta), Lecturer
  • Jennifer Nunez, MSW, LMSW (Acoma Pueblo), Lecturer
  • Deidre Yellowhair, Ph.D. (Diné/Navajo), Research Professor, Project Director of T.R.I.B.E.S., and Chair of the IDEA Committee


  1. Understand the foundations of individual trauma studies.
  2. Examine the foundations of population trauma and historical trauma.
  3. Decolonize treatment via a cultural safety model.

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*Continuing Education:

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)
Cardea Services is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.​​​ Upon successful completion of this activity, 1.0 contact hours will be awarded. Successful completion of this continuing education activity includes the following:

  • Attending the entire CE activity;
  • Completing the online evaluation; and,
  • Submitting an online CE request.

Social Work Education (NASW)
This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886874323-6739) for one (1) continuing education contact hour.


May 15
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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