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Where Trauma Meets Ethics: Exploring Moral Injury as a Compelling Issue for Public Health

Monday, February 12, 2018
9:00am - 11:00am PST
LA84 Foundation
2141 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90018
Members: $0.00
Non-Members: $0.00
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Increasingly, for many people, the human condition puts us face-to-face with circumstances that challenge our sense of "what's right" and leave us with behavioral choices that don't always sync with our personal values and ethics. 

Join SCG, LA County Director of Mental Health Dr. Jon Sherin and other special guests to discuss the complexities of Moral Injury. First coined to describe the impact of war upon service members required to engage in behaviors that betrayed their values, moral injury can be an instructive framework for the public as we work to reintegrate people traumatized by a range of circumstances as healthy and productive citizens.

This discussion will feature leading thinkers on the complex moral injury landscape and will address the important role philanthropy can play in understanding and addressing trauma across a spectrum of experiences and populations.

Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock
Author and Senior Vice President,
Moral Injury Programs,
Volunteers of America
Dr. Patricia Lester
Professor and Director,
Nathanson Family Resilience
Center, UCLA
Noel Lipana
Air Force Veteran and
USC School of Social Work
Doctoral Candidate
Dr. Jonathan Sherin
Director, LA County
Department of Mental Health

No cost to participate

Who May Attend
Current SCG members and non-members eligible for SCG membership.

SCG members: register online (you must log in to your SCG account to register).
Eligible non-members: register online. If you do not have an SCG account, contact [email protected].