TRI’s Administrative Staff


Karen Chatt is the Administrative Assistant for the Trauma Resource Institute. She manages the TRI Office Monday-Thursday. She Coordinates with Trainers all the materials  that are needed for trainings. She also handles all the merchandise on line if you have questions in regards to online purchases. In addition she also handles referrals about Trained TRI Practitioners if you are looking for a therapist in your area. Karen can be reached at or  at the TRI   Office at 909-626-4070.



Deenise Kosct is the Training Coordinator for Trauma Resource Institute. She coordinates all the trainings on the website for TRI in the United States.   If you have any questions about trainings on the website she can assist you in registering, paying, add you to a wait list, questions about CEUS, future trainings, helping you with troubles registering or paying on website, Certificate of Completions for trainings on the website. Deenise can be reached at or 408-315-6499.


Nick Skenderian is the Program Manager of the Trauma Resource Institute. He received his B.A. in Biology from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN and subsequently an MSc. in Global Health, with an emphasis in global mental health, from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. In the course of his Master’s degree, Mr. Skenderian also carried out an internship with the Mental Health Program of the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Europe as well as performed freelance work for the Health Systems Governance Program in the area of health system performance assessments.

Mr. Skenderian has been affiliated with TRI since 2014, initially as an intern, then as a project consultant and now as the organization’s program manager. He is a certified CRM skills trainer and has been trained in TRM level I. In 2015, he travelled twice with training teams to Istanbul, Turkey in order to introduce CRM to a group of multinational community leaders working with Syrian and Iraqi refugees. In early 2017, Mr. Skenderian engaged in the development of a partnership between TRI and the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany, in order to enhance the scientific and cultural development of CRM within Germany and throughout Europe.




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