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It Runs in the Family: Intergenerational Transmission of Historical Trauma Among Urban American Indians and Alaska Natives in Culturally Specific Sobriety Maintenance Programs

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This course examines the impact that historical trauma has had on urban American Indians/Alaska natives who participated in culturally-specific sobriety maintenance programs. Based on an exploratory study conducted in Minnesota, this course focuses on the intergenerational transmission of historical trauma among AI/AN peoples, specifically focusing on the following issues: identity and the development of a Cultural Self; the continuing impact of loss and trauma; and the ways in which the use of cultural and spiritual traditions may help community members maintain their sobriety.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, It Runs in the Family: Intergenerational Transmission of Historical Trauma Among Urban American Indians and Alaska Natives in Culturally Specific Sobriety Maintenance Programs created by Laurelle L. Myhra, MS, LMFT

Journal/Publisher:

American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research

Publication Date:

Volume 18, Issue No.2 (2011)

Course Material Author

Laurelle L. Myhra, MS, LMFT

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about American Indians/Alaskan Natives in culturally-specific sobriety maintenance programs. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the intergenerational transmission of historical trauma and sobriety maintenance among urban American Indians/Alaska Natives.

  2. Define historical trauma and demonstrate some of its impact on AI/AN community members.

  3. Discuss rationales for culturally-specific sobriety interventions for AI/AN peoples.

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Course Number 101992
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