THIS COURSE IS NOT APPROVED BY THE CALIFORNIA ACUPUNCTURE BOARD
This keynote talk will explore how acupuncture has been used by volunteers around the world to heal trauma in the aftermath of disasters, war, conflict, social injustice and poverty, shootings, and other tragic events or conditions. Fried will use photos and videos to show examples from around the world of how this work has been done. The work of Acupuncturists Without Borders will provide the framework for exploring what it means to do global acupuncture service work. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the differences between disaster relief work, community service clinics, and international global service trips.