LEWISTON, Idaho – A Lewis-Clark State College Trauma and Resiliency Symposium will take place virtually Friday, April 16, at 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration for the event is free.
The symposium will feature sessions that cover a variety of educational and social topics. It is sponsored by the college’s Student Organization of Social Workers, the Social Work program, the Education Division, an institutional development grant and the LC Valley Resiliency Coalition.
The keynote speaker for the event is Robbie Paul, who worked at Washington State University-Spokane as the director of Native American Health Sciences before retiring in 2018. She is an enrolled Nez Perce tribal member who was born and raised in Craigmont, Idaho. Her latest endeavor has been as a curator for the WSU exhibit “Grandfather’s Trunk Spirit of Survival: Three Generations of Paul Family’s Native American Boarding School Experience.”
Paul’s keynote will be on “Historical Trauma and Healing: Intergenerational Unresolved Grief.”