Building Resilience: Healing Trauma Across Generations

Event Start Date: July 30, 2022 - 10:30 AM EDT
Event End Date: July 30, 2022 - 4:00 PM EDT

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13th Annual Asian American Mental Health Forum

Hosted by: Asian Women for Health


Participants will:

  • Identify the strengths and challenges found in intergenerational relationships; how perspectives change across the lifespan & explain how to navigate these relationships;
  • Learn from the multiple perspectives of people with lived experience of mental health challenges & from their positive insights across the lifespan;
  • Articulate the impact of COVID-19 & racism on individuals & communities and their constructive responses to these stressors.


Keynote by Jeanie Y. Chang, Founder of Your Change Provider, PLLC┬«
“Embracing Cultural Confidence┬«: Experiencing Hope in Intergenerationality”

Panel with Moderator, Neha Bhagat  (50 min.)

  • Bora Chiemruom, Executive Director of Angkor Dance Troupe
  • Jang Eun Cho, MD, Child and adolescent psychiatrist
  • Jean Player, First generation, American-born Chinese and mother of a bi-racial teen

Virtual Networking Rooms

  • Asian American Artists with Ming Yuan Low, PhD, MT-BC
  • Clinicians/Practitioners with Sandra Kim, LMHC
  • Lived Experience with Heidi Lee, BFA, MEd, CPS
  • Policy/Advocacy with Dawn Sauma

Interactive Workshops

  • Navigating Professional and Home Identities as AA people with Lived Experience, Sriya Bhattacharyya, PhD and Pata Suyemoto, PhD
  • Understanding Asian Women’s Maternal Health Issues, Dr. Kumiko Ide, PhD, LMFT and Sukanya Ray, PhD
  • Dementia Friends Workshop for Family Members, Jeannie A.C. Karwowski and Beth Soltzberg, LICSW, MBA
  • Embracing your Grain of Sand: Understanding Asian American Trauma through Humor & Support, Katie Quan

Artist Performances and More!

  • Bernadette Yao, Brennan Healing Science Practitioner 
  • MingYuan Low, PhD, MT-BC and the Berklee Malaysian Association
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