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the way home podcast

Crossnore Communities for Children presents the way home podcast. Each week, we talk with a staff member or community partner about the work we do. These conversations shine a light on the child welfare system, our organization, and our community partners. Learn how you can help!

The podcast begins as a Facebook Live show on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm EST. Follow us on Facebook to watch live. If you miss it or aren’t on Facebook, you can catch the video on our YouTube channel on Fridays. Subscribe to our channel so that you don’t miss a single episode.

You can also listen here on our blog, as well as check out our show notes. Or listen on any podcast provider.

Episode 30

Today’s episode features David McCorkle, co-founder of Crossnore’s Center for Trauma Resilient Communities. David talks about spiritual trauma and how to make our faith-based spaces trauma-informed and trauma resilient.

the way home is hosted by Holly Kessler, Senior Director of Community Relations.

Show notes for episode 30

Center for Trauma Resilient Communities

Resilience Factors

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk

Definition of Trauma – When your internal and external resources are inadequate to cope with what you’ve experienced.

St. Marks Church in the Bowery


Polyvagal Theory

The Spiritual Child by Dr. Lisa Miller

Historical Trauma