Fri, Aug 28|
RESILIENCE FREE ONLINE SCREENING
Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope is a documentary that chronicles the movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators, and communities, who are using cutting-edge neuroscience to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction, and disease.
Time & Location
Aug 28, 2020, 6:00 PM
About the Event
A feature presentation by Walt Kasmir, C.A.E.'s Subject-Matter Expert, will immediately follow the screening with information and tools for the faith community on how to respond when trauma is revealed within their congregations and how to connect to available community resources for support services.
This movie is not rated and not for children.
- 6:00 pm - Screening Begins
- 7:00 pm - Presentation on Faith and Trauma
About the Featured Presenter:
Walt Kasmir, RN, Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)®, PT-CSp
Pastoral Care Thanatologist | Expositor | Trainer | Bioethics Consultant
Mr. Kasmir has over 25 years of experience in healthcare. He got his start by working for ten years as a Fireman-Paramedic in Massillon, OH. While working full-time on the fire department, he attended The University of Akron and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1998. Over the years, He has developed a wealth of expertise from working in emergency medicine, neuro-intensive care units, psychiatry, prison-clinics, dialysis, case management, and hospice.
To develop additional and expanded expertise in eldercare Mr. Kasmir has earned the distinguished CSA credential, a designation that is dually accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Certified Senior Advisors develop a broad-based knowledge of the health, social, legal, and financial issues that are important to seniors.
Mr. Kasmir studied neurofeedback and had a private neurotherapy practice in the Charlotte area. He became a member of the American Academy of Grief Counseling after becoming a Certified Specialist in Pastoral Thanatology (PT-CSp). He also holds membership in the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.
As an advocate for life-long learning, Mr. Kasmir is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry in pastoral care and counseling. He lectures and consults nationally on Long-Term Care Planning and Care Management. He is also the author of Care Coach: Step-by-Step Caregiver's Checklist, which provides an insider's perspective for successfully navigating the complicated healthcare system, how to advocate for your loved ones effectively, and how to optimize your OWN Health in the process.
Mr. Kasmir is currently serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Community Arts Experience (C.A.E.) S.T.O.M.P. initiative on the known behavioral, psychological, social, and physiological pathways by which religion influences a variety of health outcomes; including, trauma, depression, anxiety, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, cancer, and immune system dysfunction, along with destructive health behaviors such as smoking, substance abuse, and risky sexual activity.
For more information, please call the CYPEN Office at (724) 704-0484.