Vashti's House training specialist
and personal support provider
"Hi, I'm Coach E! I have over 25 years experience in coaching, mentoring, and counseling. I have a passion for studying and inspiring individuals to reach their potential. I am excited to learn how I can support you or your organization."
"How Can I Help you?"
Coach E. provides bi-lingual services
About Coach E.
George Escalante (Coach E.) has extensive training and experience in trauma and trauma recovery for those who work in service to others. He was a contributor to the search and recovery efforts at "ground zero" in New York, after the 9/11 attacks. George also served on the recovery medical team in Haiti after the 2021 earthquake. In addition, he has served on various mission trips to South Korea, Haiti, and Belize.
Coach E. is currently a full-time Resiliency/Wellness Advocate for Salem Health as well as the lead chaplain for the Salem Police Department and Salem Fire Department.
Coach E. is a resident of Salem, OR. He has been married for over 38 years and has two children and four grandchildren.
Service and Commendations
Resiliency and Wellness Advocate for Salem Health
Lead Chaplain for Salem Police Department and Chaplain for Salem Fire Department
Recreation Specialist and Crisis Negotiator for the Oregon Department of Corrections
Wellness, Peer Support Team: Oregon Department of Corrections
SART (Sexual response team): Oregon Department of Corrections
CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) Teams at Oregon State Correctional Institution
USA Football and Courtyard Marriott's "Inspiring Greatness" coache's award
Education and Certification Highlights
Bachelors degree in Social and Criminal Justice and a master's degree in Mentoring/Coaching
Certified Trainer for STRESS FIRST AID
Traumatic stress Relief EMDR-EI from the Vermont Responders Wellness Center
FBI Crisis Negotiator
American Red Cross: Psychological and Mental Health First Aid
Department of Public Safety and Standards Training (DPSST) Chaplain's Advanced Academy
Grief Following Trauma from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.
Association of traumatic Stress Specialists
International Association of Police Chaplains
Global Initiative on Stress and Trauma Treatment