Intensified learning defines trauma. Trauma is not a mental illness. Trauma is neurobiological and sets up an environment for intensified learning.
Intensified learning applications are done with world’s refugees, past, here and now to future.
Intensified learning applications is the best prevention for conflict and violence against women. It pioneers engendered and female inclusive trauma treatment and train-the-trainer for survivors and professional programs within the culture/oral memory traditions.
Intensified Learning Approaches
By including women’s life experiences and dialogues-narratives we are responsive and take on humane responsibilities: 1) to protect females and children and; 2) to stem and halt the transgenerational trauma cycle.
Questioning what are the root causes of diaspora, forced migration and assessing what can be learned from women’s survivorship, their life experiences and narratives formulate a collaborative humanitarian community at the local grassroots level removing the institutionalization of their personal and local traumas.
- The Kolo:WCCC Centers- The Syrian crisis with Syrian Refugees pouring into Europe has begun an initiative to have a center in coastal city Neum, on Adriatic Coast and in Novi Travnik, Bosnia. The Kolo:WCCC with the local NGO Kolo Sumejja Women, Certified Kolo Practitioners will organize relief for Syrian refugee families within their centers. The centers will provide shelter to five families headed by single mothers, siblings and/or other major caregivers. Assistance in visas along with trauma kolo train the trainer apprenticeships will be provided
- Afghan Women Online Apprenticeships for informed trauma care, trauma recovery, human rights advocacy for female youth, teens and early adult stages.
- Apprenticeships: intensive learning curriculum in order to aid healing processes to families thus communities for collaborative grassroots activism and cultivation of female social collectives. Areas of focus: women’s advocacy, female human rights, Train the Trainer, the neurobiology of trauma.