Why Japanese?

The Largest Unreached People Group (Joshua Project, 2005)

Only 0.04% Christians!

Annual Suicide Rate: >30,000

100-300 new religion registered each year (Operation World, 2000)

The battle is fierce, Time is SHORT! Please RESPONSE, Please PRAY!!!

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Seminar: "Post-traumatic healing in Tohoku crisis: counseling and prayer"

Date: Tuesday, April 26th
Time: The seminar is offered 3 times (choose one of the listed times):
Morning:  11 am to 1 pm
Afternoon:  3 pm to 5 pm
Evening:  7 to 9 pm  

Dr. Joe Ozawa, is a psychologist residing in Singapore. Dr. Ozawa has  done post-trauma training at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and with World Vision, International. He has done post-crisis interventions / training in such countries as Rwanda, South Africa, Indonesia and Cambodia. The emphasis of this seminar would be on a Christian response which includes healing and  intercession in a Christian context.  (See his bio below.)
This event is open to the public and is free.  However, a basket in the back of the room will be placed if anyone wants to donate to earthquake relief efforts at the Wesley Center. This seminar will be conducted in English - Japanese.   

Please RSVP to Wesley Center at 03 6427 4696 or sarah.oba@ib-shadan.com 
Sign up by sending us:
Church or organization (if any):
Your Home or Cell #:
Time of seminar: e.g.Morning, afternoon, evening session

( If you cannot make this day, Dr. Ozawa will be speaking at a Aoyama university on April 27. He is possibly available for other talks and sessions  until April 30th. Email him directly to schedule a  presentation.)
Detailed information and photo of Dr. Joseph Ozawa 

With two degrees from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, Dr. Ozawa has been a licensed clinical psychologist for over 26 years in the United States and Singapore.  In the USA, Dr. Ozawa had been in private practice for over 20 years dealing with diverse forms of psychopathology.  Dr. Ozawa has also been Director of Behavioral Health Services for a U. S.  Sect 330 Federal Health Center where he oversaw psychiatric and psychological care and was a supervisor and trainer for psychology interns from Tripler Army Medical Center. 
In Singapore, Dr. Ozawa is currently Senior Consultant Psychologist of the Subordinate Courts.  He has also been the Senior Director of the Family and Juvenile Justice Centre, Director of Psychological Services at the Subordinate Courts of Singapore as well as Head of the Psychological Services Unit at the Ministry of Community Development.  Prior to that, he was a psychological consultant to Singapore Boys Home and to Pertapis (Islamic social welfare society).  In his work with the governments of USA and Singapore, he dealt with abused and neglected children, battered wives, juvenile delinquents and offenders with mental disorders.
Dr. Ozawa has also been a consultant to World Vision, Intl. for over 10 years in over 18 nations, especially dealing with counseling trauma, reconciliation and crises.
2004  Dr. Ozawa was the plenary speaker (on “relational distress”) at the Japan Society of Social Psychiatry in Morioka.   
1994-2007- Dr. Ozawa gave seminars and workshops in many areas, (including Osaka, Aichi-ken, Tokyo, Sapporo) on dealing with depression, suicidal thoughts, stress and trauma, and “hikikomori.”
2008 – Dr Ozawa  was a course instructor on “juvenile justice” at the United Nations Asia and Far East Institute (UNAFEI), affiliated with the Ministry of Justice of Japan. Greeted by then Minister of Justice Hatoyama.
2010 – Dr Ozawa presented a workshop on “Post-traumatic Stress Disorders in Caring Professionals” to the staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
Dr. Ozawa has been Director of Counseling and Healing at Mt Soledad Presbyterian Church (California) and a licensed Anglican pastor (not ordained) at Saint Andrew’s Cathedral (Anglican) of Singapore.  He has been on the core faculty (since 1994) of Bethany International University of Singapore (branch of Bethany in Minneapolis, Minn, USA), a missions training organization for pastors from Asia and Africa.  He has also been a consultant to World Vision, Intl for over 10 years in over 18 nations, especially dealing with counseling, trauma, reconciliation, and crises.

Directions to Wesley Center: 
From the green bus terminal on the East Side of Shibuya Station, take Bus 1 which heads toward Roppongi Hills or Shimbashi Station.
FROM SHIBUYA: Take the 01 Bus from the East Exit of Shibuya Station.  The bus is headed for Shimbashi Station.  Please ride until the first bus stop which is Aoyama Chutobumae. Turn right as you exit the bus and walk no more than 2 minutes in the direction toward Roppongi along the expressway.  (On the opposite side of the expressway, notice Eneos Gas Station) On your side of the street which is the left side are several tall buildings.  The 2nd from the expressway has a dark grey brick signboard that says Wesley Center.
FROM OMOTE SANDO: EXIT B3   Go left on Koto dori  4th stop light also see HUNTING WORLD store on right  then at stop light turn right then a few meters left again, then see bldg.

Wesley Center Business Office
6-10-11-Room 301 Minami Aoyama
Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
Tel: 03 6427 4696 (Wesley Center's office)
Sarah Oba's cell # 090-4752-9302

Date: 2011/4/10
Subject: セミナーのご案内


講師:Dr. Joseph Ozawa 小沢・ジョセフ・ポール 博士
A.B., M.A.T. (ハーバード大学);  Ph.D. (南カリフォルニア大学)
認定心理学者 (カリフォルニア&ハワイ米国)

場所:Wesley Centre 東京都港区南青山6-10-11

料金:無料(Wesley Centreの救援活動のため、自由献金箱を部屋の後ろに置きます)

時間帯: 1.午前11時~午後1時まで


電話 03-6427-4696




シンガポールでは裁判所(Subordinate Courts)所属の主任心理コンサルタントとして働いている。

国際ワールドビジョン(World Vision, Intl)のコンサルタントを10年以上、18ヶ国にわたって続けており、特にトラウマ、和解と危機を取り扱っている。


2004 「関係の窮状」についての基調講演、日本社会心理学学会(盛岡)
1994-2007 「欝、自殺願望、ストレス、トラウマ、ひきこもりに関するセミナーおよびワークショップ」(大阪、愛知県、東京、札幌)
2008 国際連合アジアおよび極東機関(UNAFEI)に少年裁判を導入した一人として法務省を訪問、当時の鳩山大臣を表敬訪問
2010 日本外務省のスタッフに対し、「介護専門職のトラウマ的ストレス」についてワークショップ開催

1 comment:

hippopostman said...

Thanks. Returning to do more seminars from 1 Sept 11 onwards!