Trauma informed counseling

George Fox University's Trauma Response Institute (TRI) sponsors training, research and service activities in the support of the resiliency of individuals and communities facing traumatic events. Providing education and training opportunities to equip individuals in trauma response is central to the work of the TRI. The institute is a distinct program within the university's Graduate School of Counseling. About us and FAQ.

What We Offer

Post-Graduate Certificate in Trauma Response Services

Advance the field of traumatology through specialized curriculum and research with completion of a post-graduate certificate program. Current or completed graduate work required for application.

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Continuing Education in Trauma Response

Grain professional development and competency in trauma response services through individual classes. Courses available for graduate credit or CE (Continuing Education) units.

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Trauma-Informed School Initiative

Bring best-practices in trauma-informed school methods to your school or district.

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Trauma & Social Justice Conference

Engage in an annual opportunity to share research, programs, successes, and struggles for mutual support. Further the work of building more safe, equitable and resilient communities.

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Trauma Response Coursework in Master's Degree Programs

Earn your MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling or MA Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling with integrated coursework from the TRI in trauma response services. 

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Trauma Counseling Services

Connect with our onsite counseling clinic, Portland Counseling & Training Center (PCTC) for counseling services. PCTC includes intern counselors with TRI trauma-informed training.

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