The Power of Proximity Series: Steve Moses shares examples, how to spot symptoms of trauma, how to help Muslim refugees who may be affected by trauma and the critical roles of joy and listening well. He outlines seven keys to begin the process of healing from trauma.
What You’ll Learn:
- When suffering becomes trauma and who is affected by it?
- What are the symptoms of trauma?
- About seven effective steps that are part of the process to heal from trauma
About the Guest:
Steve Moses has worked with and lived among Muslims primarily from Northern Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia for 26 years. Over the past 14 years, his focus has been among refugees and immigrants within the United States including being the Director of a refugee resettlement agency. He is a Master Facilitator with the Trauma Healing Institute, Strategic Consultant with Vision 5:9 - Medina Focus, and the Director of Shalom Medics with Blazing Trees.
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Timestamped Show Notes:
01:45 - Topic: Helping Muslim Refugees Work through Trauma
02:57 - Families and Relationships
04:17 - Specializing in Trauma
05:16 - Possible Symptoms of Trauma, Up Close and Personal
06:36 - Processing Trauma in the United States
09:51 - Defining Trauma
10:34 - When Suffering Turns to Trauma
10:51 - Relational Trauma and Relational Healing
12:38 - Types of Loss and Trauma that Can Affect Refugees
13:03 - Prevalence of Trauma and PTSD among Refugees
15:26 - Complex Trauma
19:25 - Starting the Process to Heal from Trauma
20:00 - 1. Quieting Oneself
20:53 - 2. Not Discounting Your Pain
21:29 - 3. Listening Well
22:15 - 4. Raising Levels of Joy
22:52 - 5. Sharing Stories
23:19 - 6. Incorporating Mind, Emotions and Body
23:30 - 7. Not a Bait and Switch
24:22 - Role of Islam in Trauma Healing
29:22 - Do No Harm
30:36 - Discovering the Root of Trauma
30:54 - Two Good Questions to Start
32:19 - As Christians, How to Treat People
33:48 - Role of Hospitality
34:16 - Removing the Fear Factor
34:41 - Contacting Steve Moses
35:31 - Knock, Knock
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