Resiliency in a Sea of Trauma - Evangel University be_ixf;ym_202002 d_23; ct_50


Learn the nuances of trauma-informed care, including the brain/body connection, the sources and symptoms of trauma, how to foster a trauma-informed environment across the continuum of care, and more. Also learn about the signs of compassion fatigue and ways to prevent burnout in a trauma-informed setting.

Dr. Vanessa Snyder, Vice President of the Richmont Institute of Trauma & Recovery, Assistant Professor for Richmont Graduate University, and director of the Richmont Trauma Center, will be featured as the keynote speaker. Snyder is a licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed professional counselor, certified sex therapist, and a certified traumatologist. Snyder’s education includes Ph.D. Counselor Education & Supervision, Regent University; M.A. Marriage & Family Therapy, Richmont Graduate University; B.S. Mass Communications, Oral Roberts University.

Vanessa Snyder Prof Photo 2017


  •  Define core presuppositions of Trauma-Informed Theory
  •  Identify types and prevalence of trauma
  •  Examine neurobiology of trauma on brain development
  •  Differentiate compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction and burn out
  •  Identify key risk factors and symptoms of compassion fatigue
  •  Recognize and explore the positions of the Trauma (Karmpan) Triangle in clinical settings and organizations

Friday, April 3, 2020


Time: Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.



Morning Session:   9  – 11:30 a.m.
Lunch:   11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Afternoon Session:   1  – 3:30 p.m.


Location 1435 N. Glenstone Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65802. Training will be at the AGTS building on the northeast side of the Evangel University campus.


Training: Five contact hours provided.


Registration: Seating is limited. Registration will remain open as space is available.


Cost:  $30 per person; current Evangel University staff, faculty, and students are free.

Contact Amanda Cox or Melissa Pulis for more information.