Immigration Trauma

Priska Imberti, LCSW-R, BCC, Ackerman Institute for the Family
May 11, 2018 • 10:00am – 4:00pm

The continuing public debate on immigration too often obscures the traumatic losses immigrants experience when they move here – loss of family, friends, professional status, language, culture, and sense of belonging. In this workshop, Priska Imberti, LCSW-R, BCC will deepen participants’ understanding of the stresses and hardships inherent in the immigration journey, and discuss ways that participants can connect with immigrants, convey respect and encouragement, and coach them in self-empowerment