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Resources

Only workbooks available in Arabic
فقط الكتيبات متوفرة بالغة العربية 
نحن حالياً في عملية بناء وتعزيز خدماتنا
نأمل أن تتفهموا

Resources we offer include web-based seminars designed for Trauma therapists, Counselors, Mindfulness teachers, Social Workers.

On-demand Webinars 

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness (TSM) Webinar

With David Treleaven PhD and Juditta Ben David MA SEP

The presenters: 

- David Treleaven, PhD, is a writer, educator, and trauma professional working at the intersection of mindfulness and trauma. He is the author of the acclaimed book Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness and founder of the Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness (TSM) Community

- Juditta Ben David, MA SEP - Juditta is  an acknowledged international lecturer in the fields of Mindfulness and Mindfulness-based interventions, Trauma Therapy, Somatic Experiencing and Resiliency building, and a seasoned psychotherapist. She is a senior certified mindfulness teacher, MBSR & MMTCP, a senior therapy supervisor, and a cross-cultural group facilitator. Our director and founder of MiA.

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Mindfulness and Embodiment: Trauma-Informed Mindfulness in Crisis Areas Webinar
 
With Jamie Marich, PhD and Juditta Ben David, MA SEP

Mindfulness and Embodiment: Trauma-Informed Mindfulness in Crisis Areas Webinar

“Mindfulness and Embodiment: Trauma-Informed Mindfulness in Crisis Areas” - An invigorating webinar with Jamie Marich PhD and Juditta Ben David MA SEP. - Both shall speak of their experience with bringing the body into trauma work and healing.

The presenters: 

- Jame Marich, PhD - Founder and director of the Institute for Creative Mindfulness. She is an international clinical trauma supervisor and EMDR specialist, and the author of seven books on trauma recovery, addictions, embodiment and healing. 

- Juditta Ben David, MA SEP - Juditta is a seasoned body oriented psychotherapist and acknowledged international lecturer in the fields of Mindfulness and Mindfulness-based interventions, Trauma Therapy, Somatic Experiencing and Resiliency building. She is a senior certified mindfulness teacher, MBSR & MMTCP, a senior therapy supervisor, and a cross-cultural group facilitator. Our director and founder of MiA.

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Academic Articles

Below you will find a list of academic articles underpinning the theory of MiA. The articles discuss the intersection and effectiveness of Mindfulness, Trauma and  components of cross cultural work 

A Pilot Study of the Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Brain Response to Traumatic Reminders of Combat in Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Combat Veterans with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.

The relationship between cultural sensitivity and perceived stress among nurses working with foreign patients.

Improvements in Stress, Affect, and Irritability Following Brief Use of a Mindfulness-based Smartphone App: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Psychiatry.

Mindfulness-based treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder: a review of the treatment literature and neurobiological evidence.

The Importance of Mindfulness, Self-Compassion, and Yoga in Healing Trauma.

The Body Scan and Mindful Breathing Among Veterans with PTSD: Type of Intervention Moderates the Relationship Between Changes in Mindfulness and Post-treatment Depression.

Mindfulness-Based Trauma Recovery for Refugees (MBTR-R): Randomized Waitlist-Control Evidence of Efficacy and Safety 

On-demand Workshops

Available in English only

“Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness (TSM)” Workshop - for Humanitarians” - 2021

The purpose of this Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness workshop is to encourage and support humanitarian relief workers, therapists, coaches and/or educators to get acquainted and use trauma-sensitive mindfulness, and trauma-informed material in their groups, communities/clinic work; as it is of utmost importance when working with refugees. 

 Juditta is  an acknowledged international lecturer in the fields of Mindfulness and Mindfulness-based interventions, Trauma Therapy, Somatic Experiencing and Resiliency building, and a seasoned psychotherapist and trainer. She is a senior certified mindfulness teacher, MBSR & MMTCP, a senior therapy supervisor, and with extensive experience as a cross-cultural group facilitator. Our director and the founder of MiA.

Juditta's experience with refugees and crisis areas since 2005 in various parts of the world, is through training and supporting counselors/therapists, medical professions, and grass root women groups, transgressing barriers of language and faith. Currently, she has embarked on a PhD research project with Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, Germany.

This deep and gentle process leads to a sense of calm and connection to ourselves and others. Finding calm in the midst of chaos, and retaining connection, is truly a necessary tool these days, especially for refugees and displaced people; Not the least to those who care for them

Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness Workshop

         The purpose of this TSM MiA workshop is to encourage and support humanitarian relief workers, therapists, coaches and/or educators to get acquainted and use trauma-sensitive mindfulness, and trauma-informed material in their groups, communities/clinic work; as it is of utmost importance when working with refugees. 

 

        This deep and gentle process leads to a sense of calm and connection to ourselves and others. Finding calm in the midst of chaos, and retaining connection, is truly a necessary tool these days, especially for refugees and displaced people; as well as to those who care for them.

Click here for the link - to get the recording:

        We ask for a donation at the sum between $30-$200, as a sliding scale, according to your ability and generosity.

MiA, Mindfulness in Arabic for refugees and displaced people, invites you to a zoom workshop with Ms. Juditta Ben-David MA SEP, the founder of our MiA program.

Juditta is a seasoned psychotherapist and international lecturer in the fields of Mindfulness and Mindfulness-based interventions, Trauma Therapy, Somatic Experiencing and Resiliency building. She is a senior certified mindfulness teacher, MBSR & MMTCP, a senior therapy supervisor, and a cross-cultural group facilitator.

Juditta's experience is with refugees and crisis areas since 2005 in various parts of the world. Trained counselors, medical professions, and grass root women groups, transgressing barriers of language and faith. Currently, she has embarked on a PhD research project with Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, Germany. 

Testimonies

    Thank you so much again for offering this workshop. I found it very informative and also the atmosphere was welcoming. Such a wonderful thing to be able to spend time with like minds (and hearts) from all over the world and learn skills that can help those who are suffering. Blessings to you all. I hope to meet you again.

– Karen Vincent

    I recently had the honour to participate in the trauma-sensitive mindfulness workshop with Juditta Ben David. I am very grateful for the opportunity to connect with individuals who were present to share their wealth of knowledge and experience.

– Christine Drinnan

Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness Workshop

       In this workshop we will introduce the use of Mindfulness, and Mindfulness adaptations as a tool for relieving stress and anxiety amongst people who have experienced trauma.

Attendees are expected to know the basic tenants of Mindfulness as a prerequisite to joining this course. On completing this workshop you will receive a participation certificate signed by Mindfulness in Arabic, recognized in the TSM field.

 The workshop is in English.

To register to the workshop,

follow this link:

Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness Workshop

We have recorded a 3 hour TSM workshop which is available for a donation of 80 dollars.

The Workshop consists of both theory and practice and includes:


Background / intro to TSM (Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness).


Issues around working with Mindfulness for Trauma in general and specific issues that come up when working with refugee trauma: what teachers / therapists / aid workers should be careful of.


Adapting Mindfulness to different cultures.


Diversity in Mindfulness.

Please complete the registration form here

to receive the workshop

“Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness (TSM)” Workshop for Mindfulness teachers - at Friends of Bangor: 

A live recording of a rich and lively 3 hour workshop, for Mindfulness teachers.

The Workshop consists of both theory and practice and includes:
 

  • Background / intro to TSM (Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness).

  • Issues around working with Mindfulness for Trauma in general and specific issues that come up when working with refugee trauma: what teachers / therapists / aid workers should be careful of.

  • Adapting Mindfulness to different cultures.

  • Diversity in Mindfulness.

  • And of course meditations, practice and Q&A.

Notes from oir students:
 

  • Excellent value 

  • Thanks for the kind yet in depth way you have brought this subject to life.

  • I shall now have a better grip at how to approach my students, trauma informed.

Link to request the recording:

Workbooks
كتيِّبات

Trauma and Resiliency Skills Workbook
كُتيب مهارات الصدمة والمرونة

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We have released an informative workbook on Trauma and Resiliency skills (for Arabic speaking aid workers and counselors in the field) which is available for a donation of 22 dollars.

لقد أصدرنا كُتيب حول مهارات الصدمة والمرونة (لعمال الإغاثة والمستشارين الناطقين باللغة العربية في هذا المجال) وهو متاح للمتبرعين بمبلغ 22 دولار

      Please note the Workbook is in Arabic.

 انتباه الكُتيب في اللغة العربية

Please fill out the following form in order

to purchase the workbook

للحصول على الكُتيب رجاء املأ الاستمارة

Conferences

• The Migration Conference, September 2020

            Held in North Macedonia and over Zoom

• The Embodiment Conference, October 2020

           Held over Zoom

• Migration, Adaptation, and Memory Conference,     November 2020

            Held in Poland and over Zoom

• The International Mindfulness Conference, July 2021

           Held in Denmark and over Zoom

• Embodiment in Arabic Conference, October 2021

           We are an admin collaborator of the conference

• From Idea to Action, Initiatives that Support Life

   Conference, November 2021

           Held in Tel Aviv

• A Mindful Society Conference, April 2021

           Held in Canada and over Zoom

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