BIOGRAPHY

Elaine Miller-Karas is an author, advocate, social worker, trauma therapist, radio show host, co-founder of an international organization, The Trauma Resource Institute and key developer of the Community and Trauma Resiliency Models. In January of 2021, she has launched a radio show, Resiliency Within, Building Resiliency during Unprecedented Times on VoiceAmerica’s Health and Wellness Channel. 

She is the author of Building Resiliency to Trauma, the Trauma and Community Resiliency Models® (2015). She is committed to bringing accessible and affordable interventions based on neuroscience and the biology of the human nervous system to our world’s community.  Her models have been introduced to over 102 countries.

She is a recognized international speaker and has presented at the Skoll World Forum at Oxford University and the United Nations. Elaine’s book was selected by the United Nations curated on-line library as one of the innovations that can help meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 

Elaine feels passionately about the impact of climate change on our world community. She is a founding member of the International Transformational Resilience Coalition, an organization focused on healing the trauma connected to climate change. 

Elaine is dedicated to the world’s children and she has worked with collaborators to develop interventions for children, parents and teachers to help reduce the impact of trauma.  She is often asked to present her models to ACES Connection. She is a Senior Consultant to Emory University’s SEE Learning program, inspired and launched by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2019, building compassionate and ethical curriculum to the world’s children K-12. 

Elaine Miller-Karas has been called an “ambassador of hope” and a “resilience guru.” She is an author, a social worker, a trauma therapist, a radio talk show host, a co-founder of an international organization, the Trauma Resource Institute, Inc., and a key developer of the Community and Trauma Resiliency Models. Her work has been mentioned in the LA Times, Forbes and Psychology Today.

PUBLICIATIONS

Building Resiliency to Trauma:The Trauma and Community Resiliency Models https://www.amazon.com/Building-Resilience-Trauma-Community-Resiliency-ebook/dp/B00TU4FXRM

 

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

Building Resiliency to Trauma selected by Routledge and the United Nations as an example of a book that contributed to supporting the United Nations Sustainability Goals. Senior Consultant to the SEE Learning Program, Emory University. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/sdgo/

 

TRAUMA EXPERT

Elaine is one of the key developers of the Community Resiliency Model (CRM). CRM is a set of six wellness skills, designed to bring the nervous system back into balance. CRM has been designed to be used across the lifespan, with different cultures, religions and ethnicities. CRM has been implemented into schools, community-based organizations and governmental institutions.

The Trauma Resource Institute, Inc.(TRI), the international nonprofit, Elaine co-founded in 2006, offers workshops on the Community Resiliency Model. In addition, you can apply to become a teacher of the Community Resiliency Model through TRI. TRI offers five-day teacher trainings. Hundreds of individuals representing the natural leaders of communities and mental health practitioners have been trained to be Community Resiliency Model Teachers around the world. To date, the model has been translated into 17 languages..

 

RADIO SHOW

The program Resiliency Within is about cultivating individual and community resiliency. Resiliency is the capacity to lean into our strengths with compassion during the most challenging of times and to remember “what else is true?” about our lived experience.

Her guests are inspiring global leaders actively promoting healing and resiliency from a variety of backgrounds. The goal is to spread wellbeing and give individual and community examples to inspire how wellness skills, including ones based upon neuroscience and the biology of the human nervous system, can be integrated into one’s life, family and community during challenging times.

Radio Show VoiceAmerica’s Resiliency Within, Elaine Miller-Karas, Host https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3997/resiliency-within

 

VIDEOS

Resiliency 2020   

Resiliency 2021   https://drive.google.com/file/d/1k2w8Wo2zn_eK3pXZQoxt9W7HAnwVs1cN/view?usp=sharing

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL FOCUS

Elaine’s book was selected by the United Nations and Taylor & Francis’ curated on-line library as one of the innovations hoping meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Senior consultant for SEE Learning program used around the world, and launched by the Dalai Lama.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTACTS

Contact:  elaine@resiliencywithin.com

Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/resiliencywithin21

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/resiliency.within

Website: HTTP://www.traumaresourceinstitute.com

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF61zVtqQUiWEWq7h9HWkrA

Twitter: s:/:/www.twitter.com/ResiliencyWithin1

Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/elaine-miller-karas-4845622a

Radio Show VoiceAmerica’s Resiliency Within, Elaine Miller-Karas, Host https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3997/resiliency-within

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RESILIENCY QUOTES

“When we bring awareness to the inner wisdom of our bodies, wellbeing can grow, even in times of great suffering. Moments of gratitude can be seen and sensed .”

Personal strategy to stay resilient Use the wellness skills of the Community Resiliency Model, play with my granddaughter, walks in nature, playing games like backgammon and dominoes, talks with family and friends

 

LITTLE KNOWN FACTS ABOUT ELAINE

Elaine and Joy have the same last names and believe they were sisters, separated at birth.