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Training Registration and Information

Healing Community Trauma in Israel: 
How to do Acupuncture for Trauma

Sponsored by Acupuncturists Without Borders (Israel and U.S.)

Kibbutz Nir Am

April 30th - May 2nd, 2015


Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB) is non-profit organization that provides acupuncture services to communities around the world impacted by natural disasters, violence and war. This course prepares acupuncturists and other health care professionals (physicians, massage therapists, etc.) to provide acupuncture treatment for psycho-physical trauma and stress in their communities. The program is a model for cooperative efforts between medical professionals to promote mutual understanding, co-existence and peace.


The Course Includes:

How to treat emotional trauma with the NADA protocol

The psychological approach to trauma in Israel

Trauma and the 5 element model

Trauma and the emotional immune system   

How to set up a community clinic and work in a team
How to work in a disaster situation
How to work with severely traumatized communities and individuals

Nutrition for treating trauma

How to prevent secondary trauma
How to recognize and manage acute traumatic stress

How to use reflexology and other manual techniques for treating trauma
Ethical and safety issues

Self-help techniques for trauma survivors
Qi gong healing circles- instruction and
practice of group healing

How to treat trauma with scalp acupuncture
Clinical practice of trauma reduction acupuncture protocols


Participation in an AWB training is not solely for the purpose of becoming an AWB volunteer. We welcome all attendees, whether or not you will become or already are an AWB volunteer.

Location: Kibbutz Nir Am  

Dates: April 30th May 2nd, 2015

Times: Thursday- Saturday: 9:00 am 18:00 pm

Cost: Training

1200 NIS ($300.00 US) - Early Bird (payment received on or before March 30, 2015) 

1400 NIS    ($350.00 US) Full Rate (payment received between March 31 April 30, 2015)  

Space is limited, so early payment is recommended.

Please Note: Participants will receive a digital, downloadable file of the AWB Community Service Clinic Field Manual as well as a more in-depth hard-copy Training Participant Manual. Together these two documents offer detailed information that is unique and invaluable for implementing mobile field clinics. Current training prices reflect the inclusion of these printed materials as a courtesy to training participants.

Meals and Accommodations:

The Nir Am Guest House and Conference Center provides accommodations and meals so that acupuncturists and health professionals attending are able to maintain observance of religious laws if they choose.

NOTICE: Payment for the training does not include accommodation or meals in the Nir Am guest house. If needed, accommodation registration and payment should be arranged separately with the AWB Israel Team via e-mail: Accommodation requests will not be accepted after 20.03.14.    



For More Information, please contact: 

AWB Israel


To Register:

Payment may be online by internationally accepted credit card only (if you cannot pay by internationally accepted credit card please contact us via e-mail )

Early Bird

1200 NIS ($300.00 US Dollars) - payment received on or before March 30, 2015 [Register]  

Full Rate

1400 NIS ($350.00 US Dollars)   -payment received between March 31 April 30, 2015 [Register]

Pay Pal Fees Included in Price.

CANCELLATION POLICY: AWB will grant refunds for cancellations as follows:
75% refunded if you cancel before 16/4/2015
25% refunded if you cancel after 16/4/2015 and on or before 23/4/2015.
No refund after 23/4/2015


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