Saturday, February 28, 2015

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Inc.

I don't know how I found this organization, but I love it. They provide a free 60 minute webinar every month and it comes with a certificate at the end for professional development points. They also sell manuals and videos. Moreover they have FREE handouts and articles on topics that school counselors need!  They are great go-to resources when facing a crisis. 

These are the topics below:

Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma Assessment
Conflict Overview
Coping with Traumatic Stress
Crisis Response Checklist
Critical Incident Information for Those Impacted
Distinguishing Suicide Attempts from Self-Injury
Finding a Qualified Counselor
Helping Children Through Conflict
Helping your Child After a Crisis
LGBTQ – Language and Terms
Possible Reactions to Trauma
Rating your Workplace Violence Risk Level
Recognizing an Eating Disorder
Self-Injury Behavior – How to Help
Self-Injury Behavior Overview
Self-Injury Warning Signs
Suicide Warning Signs
The Relationship Between Mental Illness and Addictions
Trauma Symptoms – Children and Adolescents
Types of Trauma
Understanding Dissociation
Violence Threat Assessment Flow Chart
When Substance Use by Youth Becomes Substance Abuse
Workplace Violence Risk Factors

I hope you can utilize this resource!  Enjoy!!!


  1. Counseling is a great thing for people who have had a traumatic experience. My niece goes to counseling for some things that she has gone through. It is nice that she gets time to vent and release some emotions.

  2. This is a great resource! Thanks for sharing!