Mitigating Effects of Individual and Family Trauma through Community Resiliency




The Great Lakes PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Participants will learn about community resilience, including the difference between individual, family and community resilience. This webinar, part 1 of a two-part series, will introduce participants to elements of community resilience and strategic areas to focus on and their effects on trauma and violence.


  • Define a community resiliency model/ differentiate between individual, family and community 
  • List elements of community resilience
  • List strategic areas to focus on 


This is part 1 of a two-part series.
Part 2: Implementing a Community Resiliency Approach: A Chicago Example



Cornelia Janke
Principal International Technical Advisor
International Development Division
Education Development Center

Cornelia JankeCornelia Janke, principal international technical advisor at EDC, designs and manages international education programs, mobilizing communities to become active participants in the education system. She has considerable expertise in assessing, planning, and implementing international education programs and has helped to manage change through education reform efforts in some of the world’s most challenging environments for more than 20 years.

Janke’s work has taken her to Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, Haiti, Timor Leste, Rwanda, and South Sudan, where she has managed complex, multimillion dollar projects and created effective linkages between policy and practice. She is keenly interested in research and strategies that aim to make educational development in fragile and post-conflict contexts as effective and sustainable as possible



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