Center for Trauma & Resilience-2019 Best Nonprofit to Work For
Flexibility, Benefits And Feeling Appreciated Key Factors. This is the 4th year CTR has been recognized by the Nonprofit Times.
Since 1987, The Center for Trauma & Resilience has provided culturally and linguistically responsive programs, health promotion and crime prevention education, annually reaching more than 6,000 Denver metro residents. Their services include at 24-hour hotline for emotional support and emergency assistance for persons experiencing trauma, information and referral to community resources, advocacy, crisis counseling/case management and outreach and education.
Additionally, CTR offers programs for children and families, seniors, graduate internship training and the Translation & Interpreting Center. In addition, bilingual specialists of the Mi Gente - VAWA Legal Solutions program provide legal assistance for immigrant survivors of domestic/sexual violence to remain in the U.S. under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
"As you can image working with trauma survivors can take an emotional toll on employees. We at CTR incorporate self-care into our daily activities, we empower employees to pursue continuing education that supports clients as well as staff and we provide a culture that respects and acknowledges our individual strengths and fosters team growth," comments Cathy Phelps, Executive Director of CTR. "We believe our organizational culture based on respect, accountability and trust is what keeps us acknowledged by NonProfit Times year after year."
About The Center for Trauma & Resilience: The Center for Trauma & Resilience is a beacon of hope and safety net for more than 6,000 people each year. CTR provides culturally and linguistically responsive programs, health promotion including, restorative yoga for all body types and auricular (ear) acupuncture to calm and detox, and crime prevention education. Our services are broad, supporting survivors of simple theft to homicide. All services are free of charge. For additional details about programs, volunteering or if you are a victim of a crime and need assistance, call our hotline 303 894-8000 (English ) or 303 718-8289 (Spanish) or see http://www.TraumaHealth.org/
About The Nonprofit Times Award: The NonProfit Times partnered with Best Companies Group (BCG) on the 2019 Best Nonprofits To Work For. The Harrisburg, Pa.-based firm puts organizations through a battery of surveys to develop the key drivers. The Employee Benchmark Report portion of the survey includes 79 questions and statements within eight categories, with the percentage of respondents noted for answering "Agree Somewhat" or "Agree Strongly."
Organizations that were recognized as the Best Nonprofits To Work For scored an average 90 percent positive responses overall.