Past & Upcoming Events
[SNEAK PEAK] GETTING UNSTUCK: MASTERING THE ART OF PARENT ENGAGEMENT (HOSTED BY PESI & THE PSYCHOTHERAPY NETWORKER)
THAT MOMENT: HEART TO HEART TALKS WITH DR. VICTORIA GRINMAN
“That Moment” sheds light on the possible outcome of Posttraumatic Growth in the wake of an experience that overwhelms our ability to cope. The talk highlights influential and inspiring individuals in the world and their story of struggle through a moment in their life or many experiences that challenged them and contributed to their success, elevation and joy. If you enjoyed this episode of That Moment, or you would like to learn more about achieving personal freedom, self-improvement, growth through trauma and relationship success.
PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED INSOCIAL WORK PODCAST FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO
In this episode, our guest Victoria Grinman describes the history, logistics, and aspects of post-traumatic growth, and the difference between post-traumatic growth and resilience. She discusses her research involving post-traumatic growth experiences among parents of young adult children with autism, and emphasizes the importance of training practitioners to identify the signs to post-traumatic growth as well as consider relational aspects in order to treat the family and child more holistically.
INTERVIEW WITH #1000BlackInterns
In this episode, Victoria explored how we can master ourselves, the importance of growth mindset, and how each of us is “perfectly imperfect”. This interview was part of a training for #1000BlackInterns.
OPEN TO HOPE: VICTORIA GRINMAN: FINDING YOUR CENTER AFTER LOSS
Dr. Victoria Grinman, PhD, LCSW-R is an adjunct faculty member of Columbia University and the owner of Growing Kind Minds, and is a Certified Family Trauma Professional, trained Yoga and Mindfulness Instructor to children and teens and a certified aromatherapist. She is a doctoral candidate at Adelphi University School of Social Work.
The holidays involve gathering with loved ones and doing the same thing you did the year before and years before that, right? Maybe not. One out of three Americans don’t feel like celebrating the holidays this year, according to a survey by Experience Camps/The Harris Poll.
MICHELLE’S CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER: AUTISM: A DIFFERENCE IN LIFE EXPERIENCE
SHARING JOY WITH OTHERS
Relationship success between parents/their children, partners and team members with Blabbit
- Grinman, V., Indig, S., Rozentsvit, I. (2018, June). 41st ANNUAL CONFERENCE of the INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOHISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. New York University, NY. Grinman, V., Indig, S., Rozentsvit, I. (2017, November). CAN TIME HEAL? TRAUMA, DREAMS, and Parents of NEUROATYPICAL MINDS through the LENS of NEUROPSYCHOANALYSIS. The International Forum for Psychoanalysis, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
- Grinman, V., Indig, S., Rozentsvit, I. (2016, May). The Joy of Being Vulnerable at the Time of Terror: Neurobiology of Vulnerability and Its Fringe Beneﬁts for Clinical Practice and Creative Process. The XIX International Forum of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY.
- Grinman, V., Indig, S., Rozentsvit, I. (2015, November). Multi-disciplinary panel: The Joy of Being Vulnerable: Vulnerability’s Fringe Beneﬁts for Clinical Practice and Creative Process. Paper: Vulnerability as an Important Ingredient for Post-Traumatic Growth in Parents of Children Diagnosed with Autism. Philadelphia, PA. Grinman, V., Rozentsvit, I., Maher, A., Levinthal, R. (2015, October). Teaching Social Skills and Play Therapy in Schools: Report from the Tranches of Special Education. b) Growing Kind Minds: Mindfulness and the Whole-brained Child. Paper presented in the 46th Annual Conference of the North-Eastern Educational Research Association: Interdisciplinary Approaches, Collaborating Minds. Multi-disciplinary panel: Revolutionary Education: Fostering Emotional Intelligence and Empathic Imagination Across the Mainstream Curriculum. Trumbull, CT.
- Grinman, V., Indig, S., Rozentsvit, I. (2015, September). Multi-disciplinary panel: The Post-Traumatic Growth: The Wisdom of the Mind; Its Clinical and Neuropsychoanalytic Vicissitudes. Paper: Fostering Post-traumatic Growth in Parents of Children Diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Paper presented at the 19th International Association of Group Process (IAGP) Congress: Despair and Desire in Times of Crisis – Groups in the City … of the World. Rovinj, Croatia.
- Grinman, V., Indig, S., Rozentsvit, I. (2015, May). The Post-Traumatic Growth: The Wisdom of the Mind; Its Clinical and Neuropsychoanalytic Vicissitudes – Symposium, 2015 International Sandor Ferenczi Conference 2015 in Toronto Canada, Victoria University in the University of Toronto.
- Grinman, V., Indig, S., Rozentsvit, I. (2015, March). Back to the Future of Psychoanalysis: From Neurology to Neuropathology – to Psychoanalysis – and Back to Neuroscience, Psychoanalysis in Our Time Symposium – Psychoanalysis and Science in Talinn University, Estonia.
- Grinman, V., Indig, S., Rozentsvit, I. (2014, May). Panel Presentation: Impasses and Neuro-psychoeducation: The Fringe Beneﬁts for Clinical Practice (From Impasse to Insight in Working with Children diagnosed with Autism). 45th Annual NYSSCSW Education Conference, New York, NY. Paper: Facing Impasses: Identiﬁcation and Working Through, New York, N.Y. (publication in prep.)
- Grinman, V., Indig, S., Rozentsvit, I. (2014, September). The Post-Traumatic Growth: The Wisdom of the Mind; Its Clinical and Neuropsychoanalytic Vicissitudes, XVIII Forum of Psychoanalysis in Kaunas, Lithuania.
- Grinman, V., Indig, S., Rozentsvit, I. (2014, May). Impasses and Neuropsyhcoeducatyion: The Fringe Beneﬁts for Clinical Practice (From Impasse to Insight in Working with Children diagnosed with Autism), 45th Annual NYSSCSW Education Conference– Facing Impasses: Identiﬁcation and Working Through, New York, N.Y.
- Grinman, V., Riccio, N.Z., Rozentsvit, I. (2013, October-November). Analytic Hour, Time Experiences, and Their Neurobiological Vicissitudes, International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE) – 23rd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference –Transience and Permanence, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Published paper in Other/Wise Uncut Online Journal.
- Grinman, V., Riccio, N.Z., Rozentsvit, I. (2012, November). Back to the Future of Psychoanalysis: From Neurology and Neuropathology – to Psychoanalysis – and Back to Neuroscience, International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE) – 23rd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference — Sustainable Psychoanalysis: Embracing Our Future, Preserving Our Past, Portland, Oregon.
- Grinman, V., Maher, A., Amro, S., Alcorn, M. (2011, November). Emotional Imprint: A New K-12 Academic Track in Emotional Literacy, 2011 Annual Conference: Pathos, Politics and Passion.
- Grinman, V., Novemsky, L., Núñez, V., Rosenfeld, B., Rozentsvit, I., Lilenthal, R. (2010, October). Ethics Across the Curriculum: Exploration by an Interdisciplinary Academic Community of Inquiry — Teaching Ethics and Socio-Emotional Curriculum with a Diverse Learning Community, 41st Annual Northeastern Educational Research Association: Building Research Partnerships, Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
Articles & Links
- The crucial role of recess at school- Article
- The Importance of Play in Child Development – Article
- The Importance of Early Childhood and Relationships – A 2013 Chicago’s Idea Talk by Bruce Perry (Video)
- The Power of Vulnerability – TED Talk by Brene Brown (Video)
- Inside the Teenage Brain – PBS Video
- Explaining the gender binary to young children – Link to website
- Open to Hope – Finding Hope After Loss – a wonderful resource for healing after loss
- One stop landing page – A comprehensive telephone list of all US-based telephone hotlines for various categories
- Kids Health – Great site for medical information broken down into three categories; Parents, Teens and Kids
- What’s Your Grief? – Information about grief, support for caregivers and professionals.
- Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and your health – Website that features helpful concrete tools and information.
A retrospective exploration of the experience, interpretation and perception of growth in parents of young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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