The CORE Institute is an experiential learning hub that is the result of a collaboration between Play At The Core and Dr. G’s Lab. The goal of the initiative is to build a learning community that uses the practice strengths of helping professionals to co-create a healing-centered paradigm shift within their organizations and across the sector.
CORE stands for “Collective Organizational Resilience through Empathy”.
Our free, open-source community platform is designed to promote shared inquiry and help community members understand how their work together is influencing change within their organizations. Through the portal, you can:
In times of great turmoil and pain within the helping professions, TIS models have been a tried and true strategy for promoting resilience. In a post-2020 context, however, TIS approaches are being understood as incomplete – they often pathologize trauma rather than foster wellbeing, and were not designed to engage collective adversities or root causes (Ginwright). The shared challenges of this moment are begging us to go beyond current systems and ways of operating, and CORE is hoping to co-create a new paradigm of healing that addresses these critical gaps with our partners.