The mission of Threshold GlobalWorks is to accelerate leading-edge initiatives, informed by neuroscience, that amplify social resilience and human potential.

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Read Laurie’s article just published in the journal of Health and Justice!

“Action steps using ACEs and trauma-informed care: a resilience model”

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nepal1Threshold GlobalWorks brings practical resiliency skills to tent camps for Nepal’s earthquake survivors.

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“Mental Health:” an outdated term:

A criticism that used to be common about mental health professionals is that we are one of the few clinical disciplines that doesn’t ever actually see the very organ we target our interventions at. Today, in part because of the amazing advances in neuroimaging, we can see pictures of how electrical impulses travel in the brain and what parts of the brain light up when we think, feel, or do certain things…

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RwandaWhat does it mean to heal? How can a community torn apart by unspeakable acts of violence come together, bear witness, lean in, move on… perhaps one day forgive?

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Jamiah Tappin, MSW, Community Organizer

Jamiah Tappin, MSW, Community Organizer

Social Resilience training features neurobiologically-based skills to amplify social resilience in individuals, caregivers, managers and leaders as well as to enhance functioning of work teams, enterprises, and communities. This workshop provides a balance of interactive learning, neuroeducation, case vignettes and skills practice within facilitated small groups.

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Articles and Research

At TGW, we are committed to evaluation of our projects and documenting implementation challenges and strategies to promote replicability, as well as sharing the “practice wisdom” learned in working cross-culturally in diverse systems and communities. Our collaboration with partners in, for example, healthcare, education, global well-being, and social technology provides an exciting synergy that enhances resilience in many arenas. In the months ahead, we will be sharing our work in the area of global health platforms, an emerging focus that magnifies our efforts to reach distant and vulnerable populations.

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Sep

Wired for Resilience

Excerpt from nyharbor.va.gov (U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs) Wired for Resilience: The Challenges Ahead: Optimizing Resiliency in the Newest Generations of Veterans, VISN3 Conference VA New York Harbor Healthcare System’s Mental Health experts are looking head on at the stark and daunting challenge of the reported “1-a-day” national suicide rates among returning Veterans and mobilizing […]

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Jun

Video: Tapping Social Resilience

From Pop!Tech June 2012 (Reyjavik, Iceland) Retired Army Brig. Gen. Loree Sutton, MD and clinical trainer Laurie Leitch, Ph.D., founded Threshold GlobalWorks to explore a neurobiological approach to social resilience. “We are all wired with it, in case you did not know that,” says Leitch. “We are born neurologically wired for resilience because our system […]

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