Critical Incident Response, Consultation, and Training

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Activity Updates

Latest Updates For 2015
December 2
Ongoing consultations for various governmental and non-governmental organizations in the wake of the San Bernardino Shootings.

November 14-16
Ongoing consultations for the national Wildland Firefighter’s Foundation

October 6
Invited presenter: Exposure to traumatic incidents: impact and recovery for the Crisis Response Team of the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office,​ Department of Homeland Security and Safety​​

September 28
CISM orientations for emerging leadership at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

September 22
Crisis Response Education and Resource Committee meeting for CAMFT

September 21
Crisis Response meeting with LA CAMFT

September 12 to 15
Ongoing consultations with multiples entities involved in relief efforts for survivors of the Valley Fire and Butte Fire in Northern California, impacting Napa, Sonoma, and Calistoga counties. LINK to Wildfire Q&A with CAMFT.ORG

August 18 and 21
Consultations regarding crisis intervention related to Western Wildfires with the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho

June 19 and July 17
On-site consultations for Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center: Support and guidance for new CISM Team development including strategic planning, activation, and organization.

June 12
Co-Lead CSHS CISM Team quarterly meeting. Clinical Topic: Secondary Traumatization of Healthcare Providers and the Importance of Self-Care.

April 24
Participated in Community Resource Education and Response Committee for CAMFT

April 17 & 18
Lead Instructor, two-day Basic Group Interventions for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

March 13
Co-Lead CSHS CISM Team quarterly meeting. Topic: Stressors In The Healthcare Environment: Impact and Recovery

March 9
Invited speaker: Exposure To Traumatic Events: Self Care - How To Avoid Secondary Traumatization Los Angeles Mayor's Office, Department of Homeland Security and Safety, and the Mayor's Crisis Response Team

March 7
Provided critical incident response for Santa Barbara City Fire Department in the wake of an active duty death

March 6
Delivered Crisis Intervention orientation for the Emergency Department at CSHS

February 20
Attended Disaster Preparedness meeting at Cedars-Sinai Healthcare System

February 18
Invited presenter and consultant for the new internal Crisis Response Team for Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center

February 6
Participated in Community Resource Education and Response Committee for CAMFT