TRAUMA RESOURCE INSTITUTE, INC

Build resilience. Awaken hope.

aka TRI   |   CLAREMONT, CA   |  www.traumaresourceinstitute.com

Mission

The Trauma Resource Institute is a non-profit organization that cultivates resiliency informed and trauma informed communities based on cutting edge neuroscience. We train individuals in biological-based models that restore resiliency, called the Community Resiliency Model(CRM)® and the Trauma Resiliency Model(TRM)®. Our Mission: • To take people from despair to hope through simple skills-based interventions based on cutting-edge research about the brain; • To expand access to wellness skills to enhance resiliency for our active duty service members, veterans and their families; • To expand access to biologically-based treatments by training frontline service providers, community leaders and clinicians in order to build local capacity in diverse communities nationally and internationally.

Ruling year info

2006

CEO

Michael Sapp

Main address

PO BOX 1891

CLAREMONT, CA 91711 USA

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EIN

20-2420669

NTEE code info

Mental Health Disorders (F70)

Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C. (M99)

Other Mental Health, Crisis Intervention N.E.C. (F99)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Community Resiliency Model

Training programs teaching wellness skills and training community members to be trainers.

Population(s) Served
Adults

To bring Community Resiliency Model Skills to survivors of the earthquake of 2015 and to train trainers to teach skills to a wider community

Population(s) Served
Adults

Trained trainers in the Community Resiliency Model since Typhoon Yolanda

Population(s) Served
Adults

TO INCREASE CAPACITY TO TEACH THE SKILLS OF THE COMMUNITY RESILIENCY MODEL.

Population(s) Served
Adults

To train South Africans in Johannesburg in the CRM AND TRM MODELS

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Awards

RECOGNITION AWARD 2007

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY- TRI'S ASSISTANCE WITH FIRES

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    For trainings that TRI conducts, TRI sends evaluations to participants to allow a forum to provide feedback. TRI also works with partner organizations who are conducting trainings and doing work globally.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Because of covid, we started offering trainings online and have adjusted training times and days to help accommodate the challenges of online, synchronous learning.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    TRI strives to be a bottom up organization always being mindful of the experience and feedback of those whom we serve.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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TRAUMA RESOURCE INSTITUTE, INC

Board of directors
as of 02/22/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

James Loken

Cynthia Cohen

Deborah Small

Carol Michelson

James Loken

Ronald Fish

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 6/10/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data