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PAR Partners

Michael Hastilow, M.S., L.P.C.

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Pat Branham, M.Ed., RN

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Lori-Anne Kirk, M.Div.

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Marianne Schaefer

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Keith L. Smartt, M.S.

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Matthew Stanislao, MSW, LMSW

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The PAR Foundation is a placement site for various academic disciplines and degree completion requirements for all levels of degrees (Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctoral)

Our Current Interns

Natalie Parks

Masters in Public Health Graduate Student
University of Tennessee-Chattanooga

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Affiliate Partners

To provide access to the widest variety of services, PAR Partners International, Inc. is pleased to affiliate with the following professionals and organizations.

We partner with these organizations to bring synergy to issues and events.

We do not govern any of our partners - all are independent contractors.

Captive Audience

Washington, D.C.

Captive Audience specializes in training NGO employees, missionaries, humanitarian aid workers, journalists, airline crews, medical crews, and anyone traveling to dangerous areas without a background in combat and survival. We offer a multi tiered approach, which allows clients to customize the training option that truly suits their needs.



Suicide Prevention Network


Regional Offices

The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) is a statewide organization working tirelessly to eliminate the stigma of suicide. Implementing the Tennessee Strategy for Suicide Prevention as defined by the 2001 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, our efforts date back twenty years.




Associates, P.C.

Chattanooga, Tennessee

A private practice firm based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA focusing on various aspects of crisis and disaster mental/behavioral health issues. Traditional individual and group psychotherapy is provided. Case consultation is also available.

Employee Assistance Program to support both the employer and employee are offered.


American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

Miller Place, NY

The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress® is a multidisciplinary network of professionals who are committed to the advancement of intervention for survivors of trauma. The Academy in collaboration with the National Center for Crisis Management aims to identify expertise among professionals, across disciplines, and provide standards for those who provide intervention to survivors of traumatic events. 


We advocate, educate, and connect on behalf of our individual, small business, corporate, and nonprofit members who share the values of promoting equity and diversity in business and society. 

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A local branch of, the Chattanooga branch embraces the "pillars" of and customizes them for application to the Chattanooga and surrounding areas.

We don’t have to live with Covid-19.

We can crush it.


ZeroCOVID: Chattanooga

GR3 is an NGO (non-government organization), which has as its main goal to provide disaster preparedness training, education, and related services to domestic and globally interested and affected communities. The basis for its existence is to, serve, and partner with those in need. By committing to this humanitarian endeavor, GR3’s desire is to ultimately improve the quality of life of those in need. GR3, through its educational/training initiatives, invests in the potential of those individuals through community development programs such as Safety and Security, Psychological/Chaplaincy, Mass Care, Christian Commitment, and Resiliency.

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