Forgiveness: The Missing Peace


9:00 am-4:15 pm
6.0 CEUs

  • Nurses (via reciprocity with the CSWMFT board)
  • LNHA (BELTSS #: 37287-SS-21)

“Some people store grudges the way others store recipes” ~Rabbi Rami. Somehow this sums it all up. And yet – who among us can claim to not have some of those index cards in a box somewhere? Forgiveness is a subject that has been important to the health and well being of humans since recorded history. There are many perspectives that forgiveness can be explored from, and this workshop will seek to highlight the power of forgiveness and provide suggestions that can be implemented that will assist professionals and clients to experience the benefits of this journey. The wisdom and practical guidance of many approaches a unique and practical beacon for continued exploration.


  • Define forgiveness – what it is and is not​
  • Relate the benefits and therapeutic value of forgiveness in their professional and personal lives​
  • Identify the harmful and life damaging effects of resentment and anger
  • Identify strategies and techniques for assisting self and others in practicing forgiveness.​


About the Speaker Marcella Balin

Marcella Balin is a well known and highly regarded as an educator and presenter.  She is an independent nurse entrepreneur and lecturer with thirty-seven years of experience.  She began her nursing career in Brooklyn, NY and spent a decade as an emergency room nurse while moving into the field of education. She parlayed years of widely varied teaching experience into a career of independent teaching and presenting.  Since then, Marcella has concentrated on areas of development most empowering herself and those around her.

Her energetic schedule includes developing and presenting a rich variety of educational programs for professionals, teachers, corporate personnel, and private groups.  She has a BSN from Wright State University, Dayton, OH, and years of ongoing professional education in human and organizational development.