Kevin Cloninger, PhD is a researcher, an educator, and a coach, and currently serves as Executive Director of the Anthropedia Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to promoting health and decreasing rates of lifestyle and stress-related illness through scientific research and education. An award-winning teacher and public speaker, Dr. Cloninger has taught at almost every level of education from grade school to graduate school and is currently serving a three-year term as President of the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum (AATC). Dr. Cloninger received his B.A. in Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology with a minor in Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He earned a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2003, and completed his doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Denver in 2008.
Preventing and Treating Trauma with Work on Well-Being and Resilience
Well-being is far from a luxury to address after working on basic needs; it is an effective, preventive treatment in its own right. This presentation will discuss new approaches to the work on well-being and resilience in people exposed to traumatic experiences.
By attending this presentation:
- Participants will gain knowledge about Anthropedia’s well-being model and its utility in public health initiatives.
- Participants will learn about the Temperament and Character Inventory and its use in predicting response to traumatic experiences.
- Participants will explore data on Anthropedia’s work in the St. Louis Community that shows the effectiveness of well-being and resilience interventions in the St. Louis area (e.g. Homeless populations).