Sixty chaplains provide spiritual support and critical incident stress
Stress: Development and functions of a critical incident stress
1 Provide in-depth training for the Airport Critical Incident Stress
Critical Incident Stress
Management: The Basic Course Workbook, 2nd edition (Ellicott City, MD: International Critical Incident Stress
HQ also provides critical incident stress
management support, including an on-call service to help employees deal with the aftermath of a traumatic event.
Coles currently serves as a a subject matter specialist for crisis management activities: - Critical Incident Stress
Debriefings (CISD) .
Specific to bank crimes, one research study compared statistics gathered both before and after implementation of a critical incident stress
Other speakers included Chief Ron Beesley, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, discussing methods used by emergency management, paramedic and firefighter personnel to cope with critical incident stress
and Paul R.
Victor Welzant, a psychologist and education director at the Maryland-based International Critical Incident Stress
Foundation, said training varies from organization to organization, but peer support is essential in helping emergency responders deal with a traumatic event, whether it be the loss of a co-worker or stressful event such as a mass casualty.
In addition, Holwager has trained trainers in critical incident stress
management, which provides support to staff following difficult situations.
Paramedic and firefighter McEvoy has developed critical incident stress
management programs for emergency responders and hospital staff.
For example, they can discuss the situation with others involved or attend a structured critical incident stress
debriefing, which may help everyone connected with the situation.