Amazing Graces: Days Two and Three

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One of the remarkable things about our trainings is how often people who at first seem utterly closed down—walled off with indifference and suspicion, sunken beneath sorrow—suddenly come alive, sharing what they have not spoken of before; discovering new worlds of feelings, possibilities, hope.

Day 1 of the Training- Jacmel, Haiti

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James Gordon guiding a small group during training in Jacmel

120 trainees and 40 international faculty, interns, interpreters and staff come together in Haiti’s Soeurs Salesiennes School to learn techniques for addressing trauma.

Arriving in Jacmel

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Mountains in Jacmel

At the community center in Jacmel, faculty, Haitian interns, and seasoned trainees come together to plan a future program