Dr. Christy Sim Consulting & Training
Dr. Christy Sim is contracted with GBHEM Publishing, writing a book for professionals responding to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. The proposed title is: “Pastoral Care: From Abused Women to Active Shooters” and is set for release Spring 2019.
Sim graduated August of 2014 with a doctorate in Global Health and Wholeness with her main area of emphasis and research in healing after Domestic Violence from St. Paul’s School of Theology. Her dissertation was titled: Body, Theology, and Intimate Partner Violence: Healing Fragmentation through Spiritual Play.
Sim has over 500 hours of additional training (beyond her formal education) in domestic violence, sexual assault, strangulation, legal and forensic implications of violence, the neurobiology of trauma, trauma-informed care, developing a community’s response to violence, and much more.
Sim currently works with AIMS Training and Consulting, with Police Chief Anthony Williams, through Cedar Valley College, as the family violence subject matter expert. Sim frequently speaks, trains, and consults with nonprofits on trauma and healing.
Dr. Sim was added to the Scientific Reviewer and Advisor database for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an expert in Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Teen Dating Violence.
She also spent several years as the Accreditation and Technical Assistance Coordinator at the Kansas Coalition against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV) where she worked with service providers to help enable a standard of trauma-informed care.