Rob Lloyd is the founder and CEO of the Responders Resource Center, a senior chaplain and the lead pastor of Freedom Community Church. He also teaches the vast majority of the courses in our chaplaincy training program and is a certified instructor of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation. He is a Senior Chaplain for Freedom Community Church, serves as a Rapid Response Chaplain for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, a Senior Chaplain of International Alliance of Chaplain Corps, and a CISM team member in SW Washington. He is also trained in the FEMA Incident Command System and National Incident Management System, and has taken training from many other chaplaincy and trauma intervention organizations. It is Rob’s passion to provide excellent training for those who have a desire to assist people who have experienced events that have the potential to overwhelm them.
Dr. Julie Lerwick holds a Ph.D. in Counseling from Oregon State University and is a Nationally Certified (NCC) Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Play Therapist (RPT). Her research, conducted at Oregon Health & Science University Department of Neurological Surgery, was in pre-operative anxiety reduction using a play therapy intervention. Aligning with her research interest, Dr. Lerwick is a published author in medical journals on the subject of psychosocial aspects of pediatric healthcare. She is Clinical Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Northwest University and serves as president of the Oregon Association for Play Therapy.