The Resilience of Aid Workers

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CBRT Program Manager Teri Sivilli    

Contemplative practices are creating a culture shift and the Garrison Institute works to bring it to the professional fields that need it most. Recent articles highlight how aid workers are at risk for PTSD and how mindfulness-based approaches can benefit them. The Institute brings these benefits to aid workers through its Contemplative-Based Resilience Training (CBRT) program, which offers upcoming trainings at the Institute in April and in Ireland in May. In recent pieces in and The Guardian, CBRT program manager Teri Sivill and CBRT faculty member Carla Uriarte describe aid workers’ need for resilience and how CBRT can support them. We welcome your comments on these pieces.

Read the Devex article…
Read the Guardian article…

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