Apr 19, 2021 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
How to Foster Resilience When Dealing With So Much Trauma
Apr 19, 2021 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Greg Young is the chaplain, trainer & debriefer for the Germantown, Police Department, and a federal agency. Greg is a Resilience/Post-traumatic growth trainer. In November 2019, Greg led a team of 4 police officers from the Midwest to Ukraine to introduce regional police departments to Peer Support and Chaplaincy Programs. Upon arrival, Greg and 3 of the officers met with the Ukraine Minister of Internal Affairs who made the decision following that meeting to open up the entire country to these kinds of programs and ordered a police escort for our team as we traveled, meeting with police officers and speaking at Police Universities
He presented at the “Symposium for Hope, Resilience, and Recovery, following the Sandy Hook Tragedy” at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut and co-led a followup debriefing for the first responders to Sandy Hook. Greg also responded to the Sikh Temple Mass shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin as well the Azana Spa mass shooting.
Greg is adjunct faculty at Fox Valley Technical College’s Public Safety Training Center, and a trainer for the University of Wisconsin, Behavioral Health Training Partnership.
Greg has responded to many other local and regional critical incidents. He travels nationwide and teaches seminars and provides keynotes at colleges, agencies, and conferences.
Greg has a B.A. in Sociology and M.Divinity degree; he also completed a two year post-graduate clinical program at the Center for Religion and Psychotherapy of Chicago.