Forgiveness & Healing Within the Family Conference

Monday, November 07, 2016 2:00 - 3:00 PM CST (SESSION)


Conference Details

Location: Augsburg College2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454

  1. Approaches to Forgiveness in the Family (Session Title)

This session combines approaches developed by The Forgiveness Academy™ and The Forgiveness Project. Topics include the core competencies and skills of forgiveness: understanding your story; creating awareness of where you hold psychological pain/trauma within the body; cultivating empathy; learning to release judgment and resistance; forgiving using the eight-step Forgiveness Academy™ Process. Stories from The F Word: Stories of Forgiveness exhibition will be shared as real experiences of those who have forgiven the injury and trauma in their daily lives and within their families. Presenters: Louisa Hext MA is North America Coordinator, The F Word: Stories of Forgiveness, The Forgiveness Project and Emily J. Hooks, Founder, Forgiveness Academy.

Conference presented by Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Minneapolis, Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, and the Augsburg College Dept. of Social Work.