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OUTLOOK Shorts November 2020

The Foundation is pleased to release the November 2020 Edition of OUTLOOK.

Browse through the special IFS Gallery 35, celebrating IFS authors and commemorating 35 years of growth for the IFS Model. Learn from "innervention" program leaders, who share about their experience during COVID - Teaching by Being in Self, Small Businesses Showing Adaptability & Resilience, Tips for Home Learning, Self-Care for the Caregiver, Befriending our Fear in Pandemic time; and stand with the Foundation Family as we extend profound gratitude to all the heroes in the community and affirm the imperative of racial justice during these uncertain times.

This issue of OUTLOOK also features the Foundation's online panel session about Uncovering Legacy Burdens of Racism; and largest funded research project to date.

Other Community updates include: Transition of all training programs to online realm in 2020; Stories of Transformation, and a number of Foundation's operational updates.  

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OUTLOOK Shorts December 2020

Holding onto compassion and hope, take a retrospective glimpse at this especially challenging year as we bid farewell to it & discover an early article by Dick Schwartz on Internal Family Systems.

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A Significant new RCT Study of IFS as a Treatment for PTSD & Opioid Use is Launched

The Foundation for Self Leadership is very pleased to announce that, following a rigorous independent review, it has approved the funding for a second study of IFS as a treatment of PTSD. This new large study will build on a previous pilot study of IFS and complex trauma, also funded by the Foundation through generous community support.

Referred to as Program for Alleviating and Resolving Trauma and Stress (PARTS Study), this rigorous Phase II randomized clinical trial will be formally launched on September 1, 2020. It will examine over the next two years IFS vs. a nature-based stress reduction program as a treatment for PTSD and opioid use. It will be conducted at the Harvard-affiliated Cambridge Health Alliance community mental health center in Massachusetts, USA.

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OUTLOOK Shorts July 2020

Check out an independent recent article about IFS Therapy, referring to it as the "Revolutionary Treatment that Could Change Psychotherapy Forever," and explore new resources from the Foundation's "innervention" program.

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