Elaine Karas Podcast
Recorded: Wednesday Aug 24, 2011
How can we come to our senses after enduring life changing events? In this talk, Elaine MIller-Karas, co-creator of the Trauma Resiliency Model, shares her experience in treating the victims of disasters around the world.Elaine Miller-Karas has 25 years of experience in health education, teaching, and clinical consultation. She is the Director of Training and Education for the Trauma Resource Institute (TRI), a non-profit center for trauma. She is on the faculty at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center’s Family Residency Program and has a private psychotherapy practice. She lectures nationally and internationally on innovative approaches to healing traumatic stress as well as the bio-psychosocial responses to chronic illness. She has been on disaster response teams in Thailand (post-tsunami) and Louisiana (post-hurricane). Most recently she presented a workshop on Trauma First Aide in Nairobi, Africa at the Conference on Female Genital Mutilation.
To the Rescue
Elaine Miller-Karas' story of her experience in China after the earthquake is included in "To the Rescue, Stories from Healthcare Workers at the Scene of Disasters". read here. . .
Healing the Mind and Body - Team Members from China Earthquake Relief Project give a training session to local relief workers in Sichuan. (Elaine Miller-Karas seated on floor working with relief worker)
Frightening images of the devastating Haitian earthquake have been flashing across TV screens in recent days. Experts have been cautioning against its traumatizing effects on survivors of the May 2008 quake in Sichuan province. read more. . .
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