Resiliency & Trauma-Informed Care Symposium

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Resiliency & Trauma-Informed Care Symposium

October 15 @ 8:00 AM

2020 Resiliency & Trauma-Informed Care Symposium

Tanager Place Symposium

The Tanager Place Training & Education Institute invites you to be part of this valuable professional development experience in Cedar Rapids.

Dr. Tina Payne Bryson

Our first keynote speaker for the 2020 symposium is Dr. Tina Payne Bryson.

Dr. Bryson is the Founder and Executive Director of The Center for Connection, a multidisciplinary clinical practice, and of The Play Strong Institute in Pasadena, CA.  She is a pediatric and adolescent psychotherapist who makes frequent media appearances, keynotes conferences, provides consultations, and conducts workshops all over the world.

Dr. Jaiya John will serve as the symposium’s second keynote speaker.

Dr. Jaiya John

An internationally recognized freedom worker, author, speaker, poet and youth mentor, John was born into foster care in New Mexico. He is the founder of Soul Water Rising and Freedom Project, as well as a former professor of social psychology at Howard University. John is a National Science Foundation fellow.

A variety of breakout sessions also will be held, including single presenter and roundtable panel presentations with discussion. As the symposium nears registrants will receive additional information that includes specifics on breakout sessions and logistics.

Last year’s symposium was attended by more than 400 people; space fills quickly.

October 15, 2020

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $25 / registrant


Training & Education Institute


Hotel at Kirkwood Center
7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, 52404
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