Institute for Collective Trauma and Growth

Santa Barbara, CA. (805) 364-4496

This organization offers trauma education, advising, and coaching for congregations navigating disaster and tragedies.


curated congregational resources, trauma debriefing, disaster preparedness coaching, online training, spiritual direction guide, and blog

Best For

clergy and lay leaders wanting to care for trauma victims


varies by service

Suggested Uses

  • Support people in your congregation and community by accessing these trauma resources and implementing new strategies.
  • Become trained in disaster preparedness by visiting the website and requesting its services.

About the Contributor

Carole Wills

Carole Wills is a retired church musician and volunteer for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She was a mental health advocate, educator, community organizer, and affiliate leader at the national, state and local levels. Her NAMI FaithNet work focused on equipping faith communities and faith leaders to welcome, support and include people living with serious mental health conditions.

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