The Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Church will host a breakfast at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 29, followed by speaker Dr. Cynthia Eriksson, who will take a transformational look at “5R’s of Resilience and Recovery.” RSVPs are necessary, visit: palipres.org.
Eriksson, who is the Fuller Theological Seminary member of the School of Psychology faculty, is associate professor of psychology and chair of Fuller’s PsyD program.
Eriksson has done trauma training, research, and consultation in Liberia; Japan; Cambodia; the Netherlands; Barcelona; Guatemala; Uganda; and Jordan.
Her research is particularly focused on the needs of cross-cultural aid or mission workers, as well as the interaction of trauma and spirituality.
She has completed research on risk and resilience, exposure to stress, and spiritual development in urban youth workers.
Eriksson also collaborated with colleagues in the US, Europe, and Africa on a longitudinal research project on stress in humanitarian aid workers funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The church writes that Eriksson will “engage us in this conversation and answer your questions for practical application.”
The church is located at 15821 Sunset Boulevard.