Greater Resilience Information Toolkit | Promoting Individual & Community Empowerment



Adversity enters all of our lives. Whether it’s the COVID-19 pandemic, a natural disaster, or a traumatic event in your life, you’re not alone.

The Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience developed GRIT courses and additional programs for anyone who wants to learn how to be a positive influence and promote resilience within their community. Depending on your sphere of influence, there are five GRIT courses to grow your resilience, become a GRIT Coach, and help others in your community live a more resilient life. 


GRIT Trainings

GRIT-Lead training
GRIT for Leaders

Training for leaders and small business owners. 

GRIT-4ED Training
GRIT for Education

Training for those working in schools and in education.


GRIT-Health Training
GRIT for Healthcare

Training for those working in the healthcare and medical fields. 

Peer Support & Trauma Training Programs

If you would like to build a peer support program for your organization, or learn about the symptoms, impact, and treatment of trauma, you can learn about the Peer Support program and Trauma Training program below. 


Peer Support:

  • Peer Supporter Certification
  • Oversight and Supervision of Peer Supporters
  • Annual Training to Maintain Certification
  • Posttraumatic Stress Prevention Class for Employees

Click here to access Peer Support Programs


Trauma Training:

  • Foundational Training: Gain a basic understanding of the symptoms and impact of trauma
  • Advanced Training: Further your knowledge of general and special population trauma

Click here to access Trauma Training Programs



Latrina’s Story

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Latrina was faced with numerous challenges, which led to significant stress as she adapted to the “new normal.” When she heard about the GRIT program, she signed up and got her GRIT on. The rest is history...





Global Reach of the GRIT Trainings as of July 2021


Map of all the places served by GRIT



Free online tool for stress, resilience and sleep
Resource lists for our populations

Videos/Videocasts on trauma care

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