NDIA Proud To Host Two-Day Educational Event For Those Who Have Suffered Traumatic Injuries, Their Families And Caregivers

“Discovering the Power in Me™: Creating a Future of Strength” to be held at NDIA and led by The Pacific Institute® Sept. 19-20. Registration closes Sept 10 and tuition assistance is available.

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Participants will gain an understanding of how the mind works, and will learn tools and techniques to help them assume an active role in achieving the kind of meaningful life they want for themselves.

Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 06, 2012

NDIA has announced that it will host the two-day “Discovering the Power in Me” education program led by renowned The Pacific Institute® and designed to support people who have been affected by traumatic injuries, including PTSD and Blast Syndrome, as well as their families and caregivers.

Over two days, September 19 and 20, 2012, participants will gain an understanding of how the mind works, and will learn tools and techniques to help them assume an active role in achieving the kind of meaningful life they want for themselves. The program is based on the most current research in cognitive psychology from world-renowned experts including Dr. Albert Bandura.

Lou Tice, an award-winning educator noted for his effective, empathetic delivery, is the teacher in a video-based facilitation intended for participants to:

  •     Understand how the mind works
  •     Increase self worth and esteem
  •     Examine perception versus reality
  •     Expand awareness of potential
  •     Increase self-motivation
  •     Design “new pictures” of the future
  •     Take accountability for re-shaping goals
  •     Safely grow out of “comfort zones”
  •     Create a future of strength and hope
On both days, September 19 & 20, the program will run from 9:00am until 4:00pm and will be held at NDIA’s main offices at 2111 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400, Arlington VA 22201. The building is located one block from the Courthouse Road Metro Station. Guest parking available in building.

Introductory tuition for the program is $100 per person, which includes all materials and buffet luncheons. Tuition scholarships are available.

Seating for this special program is limited. For more information and to register by September 10, download the registration form here: http://bit.ly/RKTZzC or contact Susan Sloan at 704-483-8388 or sdsloan(at)aol(dot)com.

About NDIA:
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is America’s leading Defense Industry association promoting national security. NDIA provides a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between Industry and Government on National Security issues. NDIA members foster the development of the most innovative and superior equipment, training and support for warfighters and first responders through our divisions, local chapters, affiliated associations and events.

About The Pacific Institute®:
For over 35 years, The Pacific Institute has been a world leader in empowering individuals to recognize their ability for growth and personal excellence. With Discovering the Power in Me, the Institute’s education utilizes the best of applied cognitive psychology to provide people with disabilities, their families and others sharing their journey, with the necessary tools to develop the inner strength and resiliency required to reassert control over their lives. Recognizing that the process of adjustment is a lifelong journey, this program was developed in collaboration with those with disabilities, as well as with the expertise of professionals in the field.


Contact

  • Susan Sloan

    704-483-8388
    Email