2  Back-to Back Landmark Conferences

October 18-20, 2018  in Amman, Jordan


1st Event:  October 18-19, 2018  ~  Amman, Jordan

7th Annual International Conference on

Transgenerational Trauma:

Communal Wounds and Victim Identities

~ Call for Proposals ~

The landmark Annual T T Conference is held each year in conjunction with:

* In addition to scheduled periods throughout the year, extensive Clinics and Trainings are conducted immediately before or after the annual conference dates each year.

~ Previous Year’s T T Conference Program ~


2nd Event:   October 20, 2018 ~ Amman, Jordan

Muslim Mental Health Conference

~ Call for Proposals ~

After 10 years of being successfully conducted in the US, this year the Muslim Mental Health Conference (MMH) extends internationally for the first time to be held in Jordan.

Focusing on public education, assessment, treatment, prevention, and resilience-building both individually and communally for faith communities.

Sponsored by:
       Michigan State University (MSU)
       Common Bond Institute (CBI)

       International Humanistic Psychology Association (IHPA)
       International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations – Jordan (IFMSA)

– A separate 1-day invitational session in Amman

Psychosocial Training
for Clergy and Religious Teachers

October 21, 2018 ~ Amman, Jordan

– to provide basic intervention skills, assist in identifying symptoms and those in need of professional psycho-social services, and promote cooperation and support among religious leaders.

For information on attending please contact:
In the US – Steve Olweean:


Sponsored by:
Common Bond Institute (CBI)
Michigan State University

Co-sponsored by:
International Humanistic Psychology Association (IHPA)
Yarmouk University

International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA)

Endorsed by:
An international list of over 100 cooperating organizations and universities

Official Partner and Event of:
Charter For Compassion  and  Parliament of World’s Religions


(Previous Event)

April 13-15, 2018 ~ Madison, Wisconsin USA

8th Annual International Conference on

Engaging The Other:

The Power of Compassion

At a time when escalating polarization is the true culprit,
a shared common-ground conference
promoting respectful listening, dialogue, trust,
and action to bridge the divide.



(Previous Event)

October, 2016 ~ Freiburg, Germany

International Conference on

Refugee Crisis

in Europe and the Middle East:

Sharing Tools for Humanitarian Response

A 3-day international working conference bringing key stakeholders together to address:

– The current forced migration crisis in Europe

– Immediate psycho-social treatment needs of refugees arriving traumatized by war, violence, and the exodus

– The dynamics of trauma and displacement in the individual and community

– The support needs of societies and communities receiving refugees

– Developing practical, culturally sensitive humanitarian responses to the growing need, and formulating recommendations to policy makers.
What is working, what is not working

– Networking to promote the development of a cross-cultural network of humanitarian aid organizations and groups addressing the refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East for mutual support and cooperation.

– Public policy recommendations

– Launching the Bi-Regional Cross-Training project: a bi-regional response and collaboration between mental health professional groups in communities hosting refugees to provide culturally adapted psychosocial treatment training and orientation.