Dr. Beth E. Molnar - Principal Investigator of the Vicarious Trauma Toolkit project, is a social and psychiatric epidemiologist. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Sciences and Director of the PhD Program in Population Health, at Northeastern University. She is also the President of the Board of Directors of the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, a non-profit organization serving the greater Boston area for 45 years.
Karen Irene Kalergis, MA - VTT Product Coordinator, has spent 22 years in victim services in government, nonprofit, and university settings. Her efforts focus on an examination of how our work as victim service providers impacts us, and developing tools to address that impact. She held key roles in two major initiatives funded by the Office for Victims of Crime that brought new tools to the field to build resiliency and address vicarious trauma. At The University of Texas at Austin, she was Project Director for the Resiliency Project.