On June 28, 2014 Sandy received an award from Nepal which was presented to her by the Minister for Foreign Affairs. The award says:
We salute you for your actions for women empowerment and your specialization in mental health and trauma of disaster and crisis affected population. Expanding your work globally you have been contributing in women empowerment in Nepal through income generation activities and capacity building which has motivated thousands of women and Nepalese.
Thank you Nepal for recognizing the work Sandy and Crisis Recovery International has been doing.
Sandy has been providing disaster response for nearly 2 decades. For 10 years she worked as adjunct faculty teaching college psychology courses while operating a private practice. She specialized in trauma, working with both victims and perpetrators. She has responded to diasters, first as disaster mental health and then as a disaster responder, all over the USA and foreign countries. She has presented at international disaster conferences. She runs a 501 c 3 nonprofit which partners with local nonprofits in foreign countries to purchase items that will provide an on-going stream of income for women to support their family. She has received recognition for her work in trauma.
Sandra L. Ramsey Named VIP of the Year for Excellence in Trauma Therapy
Ms. Ramsey spearheads Crisis Recovery International, a company dedicated to helping trauma victims globally
LINCOLN, NE, July 12, 2011 /Cambridge Who's Who/ -- Sandra Ramsey, Founder and President of Crisis Recovery International, has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who as a VIP of the Year for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in trauma therapy. Six years ago, she established Crisis Recovery International, which provides resources for distraught families trying to cope with harrowing experiences, including disaster, war, and civil strife. Internationally, Ms. Ramsey and her team of professionals have helped thousands of people regain their dignity and re-establish their hope for the future. As the founder and president of the nonprofit organization. She creates partnerships with other local nonprofit organizations with similar goals. Together, they perform disaster work and provide culturally appropriate products and services following traumatic events — which not only helps the families in dire need, but also drives money back where it belongs: in the community. Ms. Rams