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© Healers of the Wound 2017-2019

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Healers of the Wound

Melissa W. Bartholomew, JD, MDiv, MSW
Facilitator

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Tel: 206-351-8862

melissa@healersofthewound.org

2017

  • Community Health Network Area 17 (CHNA 17), Facilitator. “Historical Trauma & the African American: A Site for Healing.” Arlington, MA, January

  • Harry Potter Sacred Text Live Show, Presenter. “Liberation & Freedom.” Cambridge, MA, January

  • Harvard Law School, Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program, Panel Participant. “Internal Dilemmas: Navigating Personal Convictions & the Work of ADR.” Cambridge, MA, February

  • Old Cambridge Baptist Church, Adult Forum, Facilitator. “Ancestral Trauma.” Cambridge, MA, February

  • South End Community Health Center, Facilitator. “The Clinical Implications of Racism, Session I: Historical Trauma & the African American Experience-A Site for Healing.” Boston, MA, March

  • Harvard Divinity School, Religions & the Practice of Peace, Spiritual Formation & Transformative Leadership (mentor session), Facilitator. “Love, Presence & Prayer.” Cambridge, MA, March

  • Community Conversation, Panel Participant, “Beloved Conversation & Racial Justice.” Boston, MA, June

  • Bridgewater State University, Cognitively-Based Ethnic & Racial Diversity Training Summer Institute, Facilitator. “Racial Health Disparities.” Bridgewater, MA, July

  • International Conference on Penal Abolition at University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Facilitator. “Healers of the Wound: Healing Racism from the Inside Out.” New Bedford, MA, July

  • Harvard Graduate School of Education, Transformative Justice Series, Panel Participant. "How is September 11th Significant?: A Community Conversation about Harm and Healing." Cambridge, MA, September

  • Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Presenter. “Historical Trauma & Resilience in African Americans.” Dallas, TX, October