Nick Skenderian

Nick Skenderian is the Director of Program Development at Trauma Resource Institute in Claremont, California. He has a Master's in Global Health (with an emphasis in global mental health) from the University of Copenhagen and he’s have been working with TRI since 2014. Before that, he worked with the WHO (World Health Organisation) in mental health and health policy.

He’s had the fortunate opportunity to see the impact that Community Resiliency Model (CRM) has on individuals and communities all around the world (recently, he and the TRI team were in Belfast to train staff in the Victims and Survivors Services and the Forum for Cities in Transition). The CRM uses the human nervous system as the main portal for healing and in this way, TRI has seen the acceptability of this model across cultures, creeds, age spectrum, etc., and has also seen that it can, in many ways, circumvent the stigma that goes hand-in-hand with mental health.

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Nick Skenderian and his team from the Trauma Resource Institute, have developed an innovative, globally applicable model for mental health disorders treatment. Here’s a sneak preview of their Marmalade Festival session on 10th April!

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We hope to capture regular snapshots of what TRI and our global community are doing and deliver them to you in a regular newsletter as a way to remind us all of what else is true. Take a look at our April Newsletter by clicking on the link below.

Elaine was quoted in an article by @KBSX915 and @NPR. Take a look!

Thrilled to hear Jennifer Burton-Flier, Senior Faculty member at the Trauma Resource Institute (TRI), talk about the Community Resiliency Model (CRM)® on the Laverne Cox Show. Click and listen below.

Participate in Day of Compassion on March 6, 2021, by registering for the 21-Day Compassion Challenge. Registration is FREE and open for all to join

Dr. Bob Doppelt was published in @thehill magazine calling on the Biden Administration to recognize the need to address both the pandemic and climate crisis with community-based initiatives to prevent and heal mental health and psychosocial problems.

Join Elaine Miller-Karas on September 9th at 12 PM-4 PM Eastern (9 AM-1 PM Pacific) for @ForumResiliency
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