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Ancient Ethics for Today's Healers
Geral Blanchard
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Drawing from both ancient wisdom traditions of the earliest shamanic healers and sacred principles of indigenous medicine people, Geral Blanchard offers best practice guidelines for contemporary psychotherapists to traverse the modern and ancient healing path. In Ancient Ethics for Today’s Healers, Blanchard embraces a deeply humane and passionate practice and challenges us to embed ourselves in indigenous thinking – what Native Americans refer to as the Original Instructions.

From the rainforests of the Amazon to the African savannas, Geral has encountered some of the most intriguing and enlightening tribal elders who will inform your mind and open your heart. Ancient Ethics for Today’s Healers will take you on a unique journey around the world in search of your guiding North Star. Learn More

Ancient Ways: Indigenous Healing Innovations for the 21st Century
Geral Blanchard
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Ancient Ways is a unique addition to the field by combining traditional indigenous wisdom with contemporary neuroscience and psychotherapeutic innovations to create a comprehensive model for psychological healing. This one-of-a-kind text emphasizes several elements that are essential to successfully resolving issues of physical, emotional, and sexual trauma. Within this framework, the author encourages the exploration of robust therapeutic growth that requires a strong spiritual component, immersion in nature, and recovery strategies that are steeped in community relationships, rituals, and ceremonies.

Drawing from sacred shamanic traditions and contemporary North American medicine, Blanchard explains how old and new healing strategies are surprisingly compatible and combine for a more powerful potentiating effect. For the therapist who desires a more reverent and meaningful counseling practice, this book offers a solid theoretical foundation for this important work. Learn More

The Prevention of Sexual Violence: A Practitioners Sourcebook
Edited by Keith L. Kaufman
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This comprehensive volume brings together the expertise of leading practitioners, researchers, and policy makers to prevent sexual violence. Through a progression of 30 chapters, the Sourcebook provides practical approaches to prevention and describes the underlying frameworks that support each approach.

The Sourcebook begins by introducing cutting edge prevention approaches along with a broad sampling of nationally recognized programs to illustrate the power of well designed prevention efforts. To foster the development of innovative new prevention programs, a section of the Sourcebook is dedicated to “how to” oriented approaches. The Sourcebook concludes with an examination of the role of cultural issues in the prevention of sexual violence and offers insights for influencing local and national policy change.

Chapters cover the spectrum of topics from internet safety, influencing public policy, and addressing sex offender notification practices, to creating effective prevention programming for children and teens, organizations, adults in the community, and young adults on college campuses. This Sourcebook is an essential tool for any professional who wants to incorporate the prevention of sexual violence into their practice or enhance the quality of existing services.

The Sourcebook draws upon the expertise of national leaders including:
Ernie Allen, Natalie C. Audage, Peter L. Benson, Alan D. Berkowitz, Gerry D. Blasingame, Celia Brackenridge, Deborah Callins, Larry Cohen, Grace L. Davis, Mandy Davis, Rachel A. Davis, David L. Delmonico, Trisha H. Folds-Bennett, Lisa Aronson Fontes, John D. Foubert, Christine A. Gidycz, Corrine Meltzer Graffunder, Jennifer H. Green, Elizabeth J. Griffin, James A. H. Hafner, L. Amber Hayes, Gerald R. Hover, Linda E. Johnson, Maureen C. Kenny, Lee Anna Knox, Karen S. Lang, David S. Lee, Suzanne Nace Magnuson, Marc Mannes, Patrick McGann, James A. Mercy, Megan J. Murphy, Mike Newton-Ward, Margarita R. O’Neill-Arana, Lindsay M. Orchowski, Lisa Fujie Parks, Harold “Pat” Patrick, John C. Patterson, Lindsey B. Patterson, Carol Plummer, Peter Pollard, David Prescott, Jennifer Rauhouse, Barbara Rawn, Alyssa Rheingold, Deborah Donovan Rice, Darrin L. Rogers, Janet Saul, Peter C. Scales, Paul A. Schewe, Arturo Sesma, Jr., Amy L. Shadoin, Robert A. Shilling, Chad Keoni Sniffen, Joan Tabachnick, Jeffrey Todahl, Sara J. Valenzuela, Sandy K. Wurtele, and Julie Yagoda. Learn More

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