Join KSAAT for the Communities Coming Together Webinar Series. May 13 at 3:00pm EST we welcome Rick Griffin, Community Resilience Initiative. Rick is currently theDirector of Training and Curriculum Development for Community Resilience Initiative (CRI), the nation’s first community resilience network. Rick holds a Master’s degree in Education and uses his education to develop innovative content and to deliver engaging presentations. He speaks to thousands of groups from all over the country and is widely recognized for his work with trauma-informed practices. As the former Executive Director of a trauma-informed therapeutic residential program for struggling teens, Rick has first-hand experience with developing and implementing strategies and structures that foster resilience. His experience allows him to consult seamlessly with schools, businesses, and community organizations.
Mr. Griffin continues to be on the leading edge of training design. He has developed several outstanding trauma and resilience-based programs and practices including; Racism from a Neurodevelopment Lens, Fostering Resilience in the Family, and Resilient Relationships: The Search for Love, Trust, and Safety. He is currently working on his latest project Purpose Driven Play, a series of games designed to equip individuals with the skills to overcome adversities. Amid all this Rick still finds the time for his highest priorities, his faith, his family, and his friends.
Community Resilience: I am, because you are. This session is about the power of supporting one another. It serve as reminder that we belong to a greater whole and strong relationships are a pathway to healing. Objectives • Understand the importance of thinking collectively • Discover the power of positive affirmations • Consider how “showing up” for one another leads to healing