Friday, February 22nd, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
DJJ Community Connection Center
4900 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29212
Registration Fee (includes lunch) $ 15. 00
CEU credits: 6
Our Workshop Presenters:
Kedar Brown, M.Ed., LPC, NCC, CHT, is the Founder and Director of the Rites of Passage Council, Inc., and Program Manager and Therapist for Phoenix Outdoors, which is part of SUWS of the Carolinas in Old Fort, N.C. As a licensed professional counselor with over 25 years of counseling practice, he has worked extensively with teens and young adults with chemical dependency and duel diagnosis issues. Kedar has developed and facilitated wilderness rites of passage programs as a primary modality of treatment for addictions, and emotional and physical trauma. He also integrates family systems therapy, body-centered psychotheraphy, story-telling, poetry, and music into his work. In 1995, Kedar founded the Rites of Passage Council, a non-profit organization that offers nature based retreats for me, women, and teens. Kedar’s work with indigenous elders and program offerings has taken him across the United States, Ireland, West Africa, and Australia.