Trauma Care Journal
I met Jim (not his real name) in the camp set up for those who had nothing before Harvey. The hurricane was just the most recent horrible event for him. In the past five weeks his mother had died, he was evicted from his apartment, was dropped in the camp, and survived Harvey. His childhood and adolescence were […]
The amount of debris and devastation in Rockport, TX and Port Aransas, TX is overwhelming but the people who are here are truly amazing. Today we spoke with government officials who are trying to offer help and logistics for all the donations, visiting volunteers, and local people who are affected by Hurricane Harvey. We met […]
Experiencing Charlottesville as a counselor was humbling. It was humbling to have been given the opportunity, through the Green Cross, to walk into a grieving city of strangers and try to serve them with an unconditional agape love; to help them bear the weight of the trauma they’d experienced, with the hope that in some […]
Trauma Training at Richmont
The Richmont Institute of Trauma and Recovery (RIT) offers training and resources to professionals seeking specialized training in trauma, clinicians and first responders experiencing compassion fatigue, and help for individuals who have been victims of traumatization. The RIT offers a Graduate Certificate in Trauma through Richmont Graduate University and also offers training and certification through the Green Cross Academy of Traumatology. Richmont Trauma Response Teams are trained and available to meet acute trauma disasters locally, nationally, and globally.
Our Three-Tiered Approach
To Trauma Training and Treatment
Failure to acknowledge the pervasiveness of trauma on the development of children and in the lives of adults is a significant threat to relationships, families, churches, and communities…Yes, it hurts, and it’s messy, but it’s what God called us to do.
Dr. Vanessa Snyder, Director Richmont Institute of Traumatology
As most people have experienced trauma on some level, I wanted to learn how to be sensitive and support people in tough places. Not only that, but to walk alongside them as they write the rest of their story-acknowledging but not confined by the past.
Ben Horner, Richmont Graduate