The Trauma Recovery Program started in the Diocese of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Other dioceses which offer Trauma Recovery Programs include Atlanta, Los Angeles, Manchester, Orange. Specialized programs are being led in New Orleans (after the BP oil spill), Phoenix (for women moving out of the sex trade), and Kalamazoo (for jail inmates and released prisoners). The book by Dr. Colin Ross, MD, The Trauma Model, is available on Amazon.com. Dr. Ross and Melissa Caldwell Engle supervise treatment programs using the Trauma Model at three hospitals: Forest View Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI Del Amo Behavioral Health in Torrance, CA Timberlawn Mental Health System in Dallas, TX
Ken Schmidt, TRA’s Executive Director, also has published a book, called You Have Set Us Free. It’s a series of reflections that connect the experiences of Jesus during Holy Week to the experiences of trauma survivors. You can purchase it directly from him for $12 including shipping and handling [TRA, 1150 W. Centre Avenue, Portage, MI 49024] or purchase it at Amazon.com. You can support us by shopping at AmazonSmile: smile.amazon.com/ch/46-3251117
Read about our training in Rwanda in 2011 on our blog.
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