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Congratulations, SHAHIDO PIVA!

  • 10/29/2014
  • 11/03/2014
  • Honolulu, Hawaii

Sincerest congratulations to 


HOMAA member and WINNER of the entry to the 


November 1 - 2, 2014
Healing Community Trauma
How to Do Acupuncture in the Field for Traumatic 
Events and Create Community Service Clinics
Hosted by:
Institute of Clinical Acupuncture and
Oriental Medicine (IACOM)
(including 4.5 CEUs in Safety and Ethics)
Why AWB Training is Particularly 
Relevant in Hawa'ii Now
Acupuncturists Without Borders is offering a comprehensive weekend training in disaster and trauma relief work with 15 CEUs accepted by the NCCAOM, FL, TX, and CA, including 4.5 CEUs in Ethics and Safety.

In this training:
  • Set up a mobile acupuncture field clinic for trauma recovery in your community
  • Use the NADA protocol to help relieve stress and heal trauma after natural and human-made disasters
  • Create effective teams for trauma relief work in the field
  • Work with communities & individuals after severe trauma
  • Recognize and manage acute and secondary traumatic stress
  • Understand the neurobiology of trauma and how acupuncture works to reduce post-traumatic stress
  • Use the HeartMath system for trauma reduction in the field or in a clinic setting
  • Set up a local Community Service Clinic to treat veterans, military personnel, refugees, survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and other groups affected by trauma

   Training also includes:

  • Community-style acupuncture session to give trainees the experience of a mobile group clinic - as a recipient and as a practitioner
  • Information on progress in adopting acupuncture in the VA, updates on Battlefield Acupuncture use in the military, and recent case studies about acupuncturists working with the Medical Reserve Corps to gain access during relief efforts
  • List of the most recent research studies concerning the efficacy of acupuncture for trauma recovery and discussion of other acupuncture protocols effective for trauma

Completion of the training will provide 15 CEUs accepted by the NCCAOM, the California Acupuncture Board, the Florida Board of Acupuncture, and the Texas Board of Acupuncture Examiners, including 4.5 CEUs in Ethics and Safety.
Institute of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ICAOM)
Chinatown Cultural Plaza
100 N. Beretania Street 203B
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Dates: November 1 - 2, 2014 

Saturday and Sunday - 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Early Bird (payments received by October 18, 2014)

$299.00 - for AWB Members, former AWB disaster-relief field volunteers and full-time students 
$329.00 - for all other attendees 

Regular Registration (payments received after October 18, 2014)
$319.00 - for AWB Members, former AWB disaster-relief field volunteers and full-time students 
$349.00 - for all other attendees
Please Note: Participants will receive the AWB Community Service Clinic Manual (which prepares you to set up mobile clinics), an electronic copy of the Supplementary Notes Packet, and an in-depth hard copy of the Training Participant Manual. These documents together make up 150 pages of essential reference information that are unique and invaluable for implementing mobile field clinics. Current training prices reflect the inclusion of the printed materials as a courtesy to training participants.
To REGISTER or for more information:
Web: See the Clinics and Events section of our website 
Phone: (505) 266-3878
Space may be limited, so early registration is recommended.

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