Trauma Recovery/HAP Newsletter
Jan/Feb 2017

Do you want to make a difference in your community?  Do you want to help your neighbors who are suffering from trauma caused by a man-made or natural disaster?  Become a volunteer by joining the Trauma Recovery Network (TRN).  The Trauma Recovery Network is comprised of EMDR trained therapists who assist their home communities and provide backup to other communities in times of emergency.  We have grown to nearly 40 local Associations throughout the United States and our National TRN has nearly 500 members!  We are pleased to announce a new TRN association, the Greater Chicago TRN, has been launched under the leadership of coordinator, Sharon Steckler, LCSW.
While emergency response, in the form of brief pro bono therapy, is the most prominent feature of Association or Chapter work, the capability to respond rests on the ongoing work of each Association or Chapter to prepare itself on several dimensions.  Each local Association will develop their priorities based on their skills and the community need. You can find out more about this on our website.
The local TRN Associations have made such a difference in their communities.  We hope to hear from you! 
All the best,
Carol R. Martin
Executive Director

Please note the updated coordinator info for the Greater Chicago TRN
Who are the Humanitarian Heroes in your Community?
O n May 4th, we will be honoring two leaders in the greater New Haven area as "Humanitarian Heroes".  Their work represents a community collaboration, led by Trauma Recovery, EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs to address trauma with EMDR therapy.  One of these leaders is Interim Chief of Police, Anthony Campbell...
Jan/Feb Featured Volunteer:   Jim Knipe, PhD
We are very excited to introduce a new training, EMDR Therapy with Complex Trauma, by one of the leaders in the EMDR community. Part of our online Master Series, joining Roger Solomon and Carol Forgash, this training expertly guides EMDR trained clinicians toward a new level of proficiency. If you have been in the EMDR community for any length of time, you are probably aware of Jim Knipe...

 Faculty Academy 
Volunteer Acknowledgment:
Thank you to all our volunteers for everything you do to help us achieve our mission.
Below is a list of those who generously volunteered their time and expertise in the past two months.
George Abbott, Lou Ann Baylock, Kate Becker, Leslie Brown, Andra Bruce, Christeli Brunner, Judy Cabeceiras, Lori Cao, Lloyd Cloud, Candida Condor, Nezhat Edalatian, David Eliscu, Donna Fleming, Shelly Foster, Peggy Gale, Cocoy Garcia, Denise Gelinas, Michelle Gottlieb, Roxann Hassett, Keunho Keefe, Michael Keller, Frances Klaff, Marjorie Lamphear, Farnsworth Lobenstine, Tabatha Maiorano, Julie Miller, April Minjarez-Estenson, Alfredo Munoz, David Ogren, Kelly O'Horo, Ted Olejnik, Linda Oullette, Hope Payson, Lori Pereira, Lynn Persson, Anastasia Pollock, Merrill Powers, Rachel Rosa, Julie Rosen, Cherilyn Rowland Petrie, Kathleen Scott, Herminia Shea-Martinez, Deborah Silveria, Melinda Sullivan, Rebecca Walkley, Cindy White, Rebecca Wilson, Monica Wisco, Carol Zancanella

Welcome to our new  Facilitators-in-Training...

Linda Ouellette
Christine Bergman
Kathy Eichelberger

Congratulations to our new Facilitators...

Christeli Brunner
Tabatha Maiorano
April Minjarez-Estenson

Online Training Coming Soon:
This workshop is presented by Jim Knipe, Ph.D., who has been a licensed psychologist in private practice in Colorado since 1976 and has been using EMDR since 1992. Dr. Knipe is an Trauma Recovery/HAP Trainer, an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Instructor, and was designated a "Master Clinician" by EMDRIA in 2007.  He is also the author of EMDR Toolbox: Theory and Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociation.
In This Issue
Upcoming Trainings...
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Pets of the Month: 
"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." - Anatole France 

This month's pets are named Lily and Leo.  They are brought to us by Trauma Recovery/HAP volunteer, Besty Prince.  The taller one in the back is Lily and the one in the front is Leo. They're both rescue dogs. "We rescued Lily 5 1/2 years ago and then rescued Leo a year and a half ago."
Send us a picture and brief description to have your pet featured in an upcoming newsletter. 
Featured Product:                      
This iPad sized chart with side tabs, like the ones on a video game, is a kid-friendly tool to help assess for dissociation. The reverse side has useful information on Dissociative Disorders, including symptoms and tips on what to do.
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