RE: Source Series: ‘Living a Meaningful Life’
April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We feel better when we are doing things in our life that are meaningful or enjoyable. As we focus this year on restoration, learn ways to practice a daily life that is intentional in actions that provide meaning, purpose, and hope.
Presented by National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center, Alyssa Rheingold, Ph.D.
Dr. Rheingold is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor at the National Crime Victim’s Research and Treatment Center (NCVC) within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is the Associate Director of Administration and Director of Clinical Operations at the NCVC. In addition, Dr. Rheingold is the Director of the Preparedness, Response & Recovery Division of the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center. Her expertise includes evidence-based treatment of trauma related mental health issues, grief and loss, and traumatic loss by homicide. Dr. Rheingold is the PI of several federally funded service grants to improve resources for survivors of homicide, intimate partner violence victims, and underserved victims of crime. She was the Co-PI on an OVC AEAP grant to provide ongoing resiliency and recovery services for those impacted by the Charleston Emanuel AME Church shooting and the PI on an OVC funded grant to develop community response to intra-familial homicide. Dr. Rheingold has published over 70 peer reviewed articles and book chapters in the area of trauma, bereavement, and victimization. She has provided a number of trainings including Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Loss by Homicide, GRIEF Approach, Traumatic Grief, Impact of Witnessing Domestic Violence, Stress Management, Impact of Mass Violence, Early Interventions for Trauma Exposure, and Prolonged Exposure for PTSD.