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Meadows Behavioral Healthcare is proud to announce another season of our popular continuing education webinar series, the Knowledge Network! Again, we have partnered with the PESI organization to bring our valued professionals FREE, online training opportunities featuring Meadows Senior Fellows, our expert clinical staff, and special industry guests.

Mark your calendar now for these upcoming webinars and watch for more information to come. 

Webinars are one hour in length. Registration opens two weeks before the training date.

PESI, Inc., is approved as a provider of continuing education by numerous national agencies. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval.

Featured Webinar

Resmaa Menakem and Sean Walsh


May 25, 2022

Navigating Racialized Trauma and Our Nation’s Upheaval

Featuring Meadows Senior Fellow Resmaa Menakem, MSW, LICSW, SEP and interviewed by CEO of Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, Sean Walsh

12:30-1:30 PM CDT | CE Hours Pending

Webinar Description

This is a look at racialized trauma in both its individual and collective manifestations; an introduction to Somatic Abolitionism and its role in addressing this trauma; a brief guide to our bodies’ multiple intelligences; and some steps for applying these intelligences to the upheaval we and our clients are living through.


1. To understand white-body supremacy as a form of individual and collective racialized trauma.

2. To gain a basic understanding of Somatic Abolitionism and its role in addressing this trauma.

3. To become familiar with the seven intelligences built into our bodies.

4. To learn how to pause with your entire body.

5. To learn to use reps, soul scribing, and our bodies’ seven intelligences to help navigate the quaking we experience in our country and in our bodies.

Bio for Resmaa Menakem

Resmaa Menakem, MSW, LICSW, SEP, is a Senior Fellow at Meadows Behavioral Healthcare where he has built an intensive training curriculum for staff on cultural somatics and racialized trauma.

He has served as director of counseling services for the Tubman Family Alliance; as behavioral health director for African American Family Services in Minneapolis; as a domestic violence counselor for Wilder Foundation; as a certified Military and Family Life Consultant for the US Armed Forces; as a trauma consultant for the Minneapolis Public Schools; and as a Cultural Somatics consultant for the Minneapolis Police Department.

As a Community Care Counselor, he managed the wellness and counseling services for civilians on fifty-three US military bases in Afghanistan.

Resmaa studied and trained at Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, as well as with Dr. David Schnarch (author of the bestselling Passionate Marriage).

He currently teaches workshops on Cultural Somatics for audiences of African Americans, European Americans, and police officers.

He is also a therapist in private practice.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Resmaa Menakem is the founder/president of Justice Leadership Solutions. He is the owner of Unbound Therapy Resources. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Resmaa Menakem is a member of the National Association of Black Social Workers; the National Association of Social Workers; and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. 

Bio for Sean Walsh

Sean Walsh, CEO, LISAC
As Chief Executive Officer of Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, Sean Walsh is responsible for the oversight of its family of programs which include The Meadows, Gentle Path for Men, Claudia Black Young Adult Center, The Meadows Ranch, Rio Retreat Center, Willow House for Women, The Meadows Malibu, The Meadows Texas, and The Meadows Outpatient Centers as well as Meadows Case Management. In the behavioral health field since 1996, Walsh has a clinical background, and although he has been a treatment center executive since 200, he is also a licensed therapist and highly invested in ensuring quality care to the patients Meadows Behavioral Healthcare serves.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Sean Walsh is the CEO of Meadows Behavioral Health. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Sean Walsh is a member of the National Association of Addiction Counselors and the American Association of Counselors.

Webinar Archive

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The Neuroscience of Addiction

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Eating Disorders Simplified: A Comprehensive Overview

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Success as an Inside Job

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Continuity in the Treatment of Trauma and Addiction

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Racialized Trauma, Resilience and Healing

Betsy Politan, MFA, SEP
HUMANUAL for All: Discover an Expanded Version of Yourself

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An Introduction to NARM: The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) for Healing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Complex Trauma (C-PTSD)

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Facilitating Experiences of Self-Transcendence

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Spiritual Awareness in Prevention and Treatment of Addiction and Depression;  The Awakened Brain

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