Trauma Care Journal
Today we got to Charlottesville, Virginia when the sun was still down and woke up five hours later to start the day. We were told the weather has gotten a little cooler, not the blazing heat that was present last weekend, similar to way the city has begun to cool after the riots that occurred […]
Richmont’s Trauma Response Team will travel to Charlottesville this weekend to provide to services to those impacted by domestic terrorism. The team will provide compassion fatigue services to counselors, first responders, and the community reeling from recent events. Richmont is honored to participate in this effort as it aligns with its mission of healing, restoration, […]
A team of trauma therapists from Richmont Graduate University has traveled to Greece to assess and respond to the needs of Syrian refugees and relief workers. Their mission is the training of humanitarian workers in compassion fatigue and trauma and also counseling families at the detention camp in Lesbos. The following is an update from Dr. […]
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