Build resilience. Awaken hope.

TEWA Center in Kathmandu, CRM Enhancement training, 2016.

TEWA Center in Kathmandu, CRM Enhancement training, 2016.




The Trauma Resource Institute helps individuals understand the biology of traumatic stress reactions and most importantly, learn specific skills to return the body, mind and spirit back to balance after experiencing traumatic events.


What we do

TRM/CRM Models. Projects. Partner organizations. Research.

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What we offer

Training schedule. Register for a training. Online training. Request a training. Certifications.

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What you can do to help

General donations. Donation tiers.

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Our Vision

To create trauma informed and resiliency informed individuals and communities internationally, respecting the wisdom of cultural diversity.


Chase resilience.

— Elaine Miller-Karas

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The Wellness Model

The Community Resiliency Model (CRM)  trains community members to not only help themselves but to help others within their wider social network.


The Therapeutic Model

The Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM) Training is a program designed to teach skills to clinicians working with children and adults with traumatic stress reactions.