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Capacitar: A Brief History

Eastern USA
Capacitar has offered Multicultural Wellness Education Trainings and other workshops in New York, Massachusetts, Maine and Connecticut.

Massachusetts & Connecticut
In 1998-2000, Capacitar offered workshops sponsored by the Women's TheologicalCenter and Springfield College in Boston. Parish workshops for Hispanic families were also facilitated under the auspices of the Franciscan Sisters. In 2006 & 2007, workshops were held at the Walker Center in Newton MA. A Multicultural Wellness in-depth training was completed in Connecticut and Massachusetts in 2008-2009 with support from GoodWorks, Mercy Center in Madison, CT and Genesis Center in Westfield, MA. In 2010-11, the Multicultural Wellness Education program is on-going in Connecticut in partnership with Focus on Recovery-Union; APAPRO and GoodWorks. Participants are from Maine, New Jersey, New York & Connecticut.

Maine
In 2010, Pat Cane delivered the keynote address for the Nevola Symposium on Health and Spirituality sponsored by the Maine-Dartmouth Family Practice Residency. Participants from Maine in the Connecticut Multicultural Wellness Education training are sharing practices with family friends and clients, including people from the Penobscot Nation.

New York
Three weeks after September 11, 2001, the first New York workshops for healing of trauma were offered in East Harlem for Hispanics and African Americans. In 2002, workshops were offered under the auspices of the Little Sisters of the Assumption outreach programs in East Harlem, Interfaith Neighbors Peace of Mind Project, the Committee for Hispanic Families and other grassroots groups. A program for the Committee for Hispanic Families was offered in 2003 & 2005. Workshops in East Harlem and Yonkers were offered in 2005 & 2006 with support from Sisters of Charity of New York and the Dominican Sisters. Also with support from these groups a bilingual Multicultural Wellness Education program was held in East Harlem in 2007

Upcoming Workshops/Events

2017

April
  • 5-6 Training in Healing and Transformation Module 1
    Focus on Recovery, Middletown, CT rchangv@yahoo.com
June
  • 28-29 Training in Healing and Transformation Module 2
    Focus on Recovery, Middletown, CT rchangv@yahoo.com
September
  • 27-28 Training in Healing and Transformation Module 3
    Focus on Recovery, Middletown, CT rchangv@yahoo.com

Contact Information:

Capacitar International
831-477-7644
2901 Park Avenue
Suite B12
Soquel 95073
email Capacitar International
Joan R Condon
8316461210
2901 Park Avenue
Suite B12
Soquel 95073
jcondon@igc.org
skype:juanita196359

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