"This program helped me to understand what others (and me!) have gone through to get here"
– Project Manager, Retail Reset Operations
"Presenter upbeat, informed, connected. Helped everyone participate. Thumbs up!"
– Retired Student Personnel Administrator
"This program helped me reframe and spark new perspective about those I deal with, daily."
– Sexual Assault Staff
Risking Connection® teaches a relational framework and skills for working with survivors of traumatic experiences. The focus is on relationship as healing, and on self-care for service providers.
Our mission is to help people recover from traumatic experiences through RICH® relationships—those hallmarked by Respect, Information Sharing, Connection, and Hope, and in so doing to reduce the time, trauma, and costs of healing for all involved.
"Love the moment. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed."
– Corita Kent
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."
– Epicurus, Greek Philosopher
"Trust the one who has gone through it."
– Virgil, the Aeneid, 70-19 BC
"You make the world a better place by becoming a better person."
– Scott Sorrell