Ellers, DMin, Kevin

Kevin Ellers, D.Min. is the Territorial Disaster Services and Chaplaincy Director for The Salvation Army in the U.S.A. Central Territory. He is also president and founder of the Institute for Compassionate Care and RESET Life Coaching which is dedicated to equine assisted coaching for personal and professional growth and trauma healing, consultation, education and direct care. Kevin is a chaplain with the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police, serves as faculty for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, was an adjunct professor at Olivet Nazarene University. He has extensive training and experience in crisis response, disasters, chaplaincy, pastoral ministries, marriage and family therapy, coaching and social services. As an author and speaker, Kevin teaches broadly on the aforementioned topics. He is author or co-author of: The First 48 Hours: Spiritual Caregivers as First Responders; Grief Following Trauma; Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disasters; Spiritual and Psychological First Aid; Understanding Suicide: Effective Tools for Prevention