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Webinar: Building Resilient Communities with Elaine Miller-Karas

Webinar: Building Resilient Communities with Elaine Miller-Karas

2019 Webinar Series: Building Resilient Communities
Thursday, August 8th, 2019
10:00AM PDT | 1:00PM EDT

This webinar will explore integrating a biological based model to reduce the impacts of toxic stress for children and adults. It is a model both for prevention and to use in the aftermath of adverse event. The Community Resiliency Model has been integrated into the Social, Emotional, and Ethical (SEE) Learning Program, a curriculum for schools K-12, inspired by his Holiness the Dalai Lama. SEE Learning™
provides educators with the tools they need to foster the development of emotional, social, and ethical intelligence for students and themselves.

You will learn:

  • To identify one or more key concepts of the Community Resiliency Model
  • To identify one or more reasons why a biological model is imperative as one of the strategies to implement in our efforts to reduce the impact of ACEs
  • To identify the SEE Learning Program and its potential impact on our world community

Elaine Miller-Karas, MSW, LCSW, Executive Director and Co-founder, Trauma Resource Institute.

The Trauma Resource Institute (TRI) is creating trauma-informed and resiliency-informed individuals and communities internally, respecting the wisdom of cultural diversity. TRI’s mission is to take people from despair to hope through simple skills-based interventions based on cutting edge research about the brain; to expand access to wellness skills to enhance resiliency for our active duty service members, veterans and their families; and to expand access to biologically based treatments by training frontline service providers, community leaders and clinicians in order to build local capacity in diverse communities national and internationally.

Elaine Miller-Karas has 30 years experience in health education, teaching, social work and advocacy. She was invited to the International Skoll World Forum in Oxford, England in 2015, 2016 and 2017.  She has presented at major conferences including the Skoll World Forum, the Transformational Resilience Coalition, the Annual Conference on Global Affairs at the University of Colorado, ISTSS and the Psychotherapy Networker.  She authored a chapter in the book, “To the Rescue: Stories of Healthcare Workers at the Scenes of Disaster” and her book “Building Trauma Resilience, the Trauma and Community Resiliency Models”, was published by Routledge in March of 2015. She has worked internationally in disaster relief efforts and worked with military and veteran populations. She is an adjunct professor at Loma Linda’s School of Social Work and Social Ecology. 

Learn more:

Carey Sipp, ACEs Connection
Alison Cebulla, ACEs Connection

"I attended Trauma Resource Institute’s, Community Resiliency Model training in August of 2018. I came away from TRI with a greater sense of self-awareness, a newfound understanding of what resiliency really is, and an eagerness to begin implementing the CRM skills in my day-to-day duties. Upon my return, I am happy to say I began utilizing my newfound skills-not only in a professional capacity, but also in a personal capacity. “  -Amy Gallardo, Child Interview Specialist, Multidisciplinary Coordinator, Kids Hope, Washington

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