Risking Connection in Faith Communities: A Training Curriculum for Faith Leaders Supporting Trauma Survivors

by Jackson Day. (Elizabeth Vermilyea). Sidran Institute Press, 2006.

This training curriculum looks at the spiritual and psychological effects of trauma to help clergy support survivors and assist in the healing process.


supporting survivors of trauma, the role of the community, spiritual and psychological effects of trauma

Best For

clergy and lay leaders of any faith tradition


purchase as a book

Suggested Uses

  • Develop the congregational community into a place that can promote healing by sharing this resource with clergy and leaders.
  • Equip clergy and congregational leaders to support people in crisis by using this resource as a training tool.

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.

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.