about the workshop 

 Understanding Cultural Intergenerational Trauma




A Case Study on African Americans

     A new perspective of the African American Experience

 A 6 CEU (8-hour) Continuing Education Workshop for Mental Health Professionals, social workers, psychologists, counselors, case workers, administrators, and practitioners



the Importance of Cultural Intergenerational Trauma

There has been academic research and thought-provoking discussion regarding intergenerational trauma and its cultural impact on Native Americans and Holocaust survivors, yet its effect on African American culture has been tragically ignored.

The discovery that cultural intergenerational trauma unconsciously impacts the contemporary behavior of African Americans is potentially transformational, understanding the impact of cultural intergenerational trauma is essential to a culturally competent understanding of African Americans..





Discover how cultural trauma manifestations contribute to the MAGNITUDE of the self-destructive behaviors of African Americans.

Examine how unconscious, NEGATIVE MENTAL LEGACIES of cultural intergenerational trauma have shaped the identity and perceived self-value of African Americans.

Significantly raise AWARENESS of African American culture.

Consider cultural methods of HEALING for individuals, families and communities.




GAIN a deeper understanding of client behavior.

EXPLORE how clients can be better served and motivated.

Be exposed to a VIABLE BLUEPRINT for the healing of the African American community





In this one-of-a-kind workshop, mental health professionals will gather to examine cultural intergenerational trauma and its contemporary impact on the African American community and how it is integral to the challenges they face.  


Host a Workshop



If you or an organization may be interested in exploring your organizing and hosting an Understanding Cultural Intergenerational Trauma workshop for your church, civic or professional organization, association, business, social service agency, government agency, jail, prison, or other group we'd like to know about it!

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 dynamic learning experience

To create a dynamic learning experience, the workshop will feature a short film, audiovisual presentations, storytelling, small group discussions, handouts and references, culturally specific artifacts, and round-robin conversations.


CUE Credit

Cutting Edge Continuing Education is approved as a provider of continuing education for mental health professionals by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), provider #5178.

Mental Health Professionals, if it is requested, will receive a certificate for six continuing education clock hours upon completion of this course. Cutting Edge Continuing Education LLC maintains responsibility for the program.


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The Healing of the African American Community

Click Here to Register for this Additional Training Course

Having completed The Transformational Agenda Retreat most alumni choose to participate in a second day of training that presents and develops in detail a viable blueprint for healing individuals, families, and the community.

Only those who has finished The Transformational Agenda Retreat are afforded the opportunity to take this second retreat where will transform your life and your legacy.

This is NOT A CEU approved course but it is VERY beneficial to healing oneself and others.