NIHR News and Events and Past THHC News

Interestingly, risk-taking has become a unique topic of research in those with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) since becoming a defined symptom of the diagnosis in 2013.
Researchers at the National Institute for Human Resilience (NIHR) have recently published papers that are available for public access. Below, you can find summaries and links to the full text articles. Dr. Chip Benight, Dr. Kristi Samuelson, former and current students, and colleagues are involved in these publications. We are excited to share these interesting findings with you!
The UCCS Trauma Psychology Ph.D. Program and Psychological Sciences Master’s Program with an emphasis in Trauma welcomes its Fall 2019 and Fall 2020 classes. We welcome Sarah McInerney, Kelly O’Donnel, Rachael Peck, and Emmeline Taylor as Ph.D. students and Ryan Nolan (not featured), Alan Owens, and Alex Stover as Master’s students!
The GRIT program has made great strides since March. As of November 16th, 2020, 1371 individuals have signed up for the training.
We are in the middle of a significant surge that is challenging our resolve and the important organizations that are there to keep us healthy.
The National Institute for Human Resilience (NIHR) is excited to welcome two new post-doctorate fellows this year. Dr. Carrie Yeager, and Dr. Sungchoon (Aviva) Sinclair. Read below to learn more about Carrie and Aviva!
The Communique at UCCS recently featured an article about GRIT
Nicole Weis, Peer Support Program Manager at the NIHR, was recently interviewed on KOAA News
The NIHR and El Paso County Public Health are conducting a survey on your experiences with the pandemic and community resilience
Dr. Charles Benight, Executive Director of the NIHR, speaks about the importance of the GRIT program during the pandemic