2016 Advanced Summer Institute
Transforming Community: Radical Reality of Relationship
Date: June 9-12, 2016
Location: Duluth, MN

co-sponsored by:

The Jean Baker Miller Training Institute
and The College of St. Scholastica

A conference highlighting evidence-based approaches to community transformation

On all levels, global forces of oppression are harming humans and the planet. Radical approaches to sustainable solutions are desperately needed to address the trauma, dislocation, alienation, extreme poverty, human violence and environmental destruction across all communities of our world.

  • Conference participants will experience the transformative nature of the Relational Cultural (RCT) paradigm that embodies the power of shared stories
  • Connecting across professional disciplines and communities to envision and co- create new possibilities exploring inclusive healing and community transformation
  • Collaborate and explore ways to improve education and health care
  • Address environmental and social justice issues through integrated relationship-based practices grounded in neurobiology and social action.

Scholarships available

Multiple scholarships are available to those in need. Please contact Julie Zaruba Fountaine for more information at jzarubafounta@css.edu for more information. Deadline to apply for scholarships is: May 1, 2016.

CEU's available

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for both social workers and psychologists. Certificates will be provided at the end of the conference to all eligible attendees.

Conference details

When: June 9 - 12, 2016
Where: The College of St. Scholastica - Duluth Campus
Cost: $350.00 / Seniors and Students $175.00 / Per Diem $150.00

Check back regularly for updates with the conference program as we continue to build and foster community connections and participation!

Register now!

Speakers and presenters

Welcome: Emily Larson, Mayor of Duluth

Opening Remarks: Inclusive Excellence by Dr. Larry Goodwin, President, The College of St. Scholastica

Judith Jordan, Ph.D., Director, Jean Baker Miller Training Institute, Harvard University

Maureen Walker, Ph.D., Jean Baker Miller Training Institute, Harvard Business School

Amy Banks, M.D., Jean Baker Miller Training Institute

Karen Craddock, Ph.D., Jean Baker Miller Training Institute and Sodina Project - Avielle Foundation

Harriet Schwartz, Ph.D., Jean Baker Miller Training Institute, Carlow University

Connie Gunderson, Ph.D., The College of St. Scholastica

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