DEBRIEFING RESOURCES AND RE-ENTRY RETREATS:
Mission Training International offers Debriefing and Renewal (DAR) 6-day retreats for the debriefing of children and adults. It is advised that missionaries attend a DAR no earlier than 4 weeks after they return to America. They are offered monthly at The Hideaway in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Missionary Family Counseling Services provide counseling services for any missionary family returning for furlough, education or permanent residence in the U.S. either in Winston-Salem, North Carolina or by phone. Fees are charge according to ability to pay.
Missionary Resources Connection of North Carolina offers debriefing retreats for missionaries several times a year. These are conducted at the Fellowship Valley Christian Retreat Center in Clarkesville, Georgia.
From Mission to Mission in Longmont, Colorado, offers re-entry workshops in various locations around the U.S. of four to ten-days for missionaries who are leaving the mission field.
Located in Joplin, Missouri, TRAIN International offers a one-week re-entry retreat to assist missionaries deal with unexpected feelings of frustration, grief, and isolation as they transition back to life in the U.S. and face reverse culture shock.
Oklahoma Christian University puts on an annual retreat for third culture kids re-entering the U.S. and their families that helps them deal with issues associated with cross-cultural living and transition.