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Basic CISM Group Crisis Intervention Training

Event Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Nebraska Dept. of Transportation (NDOT) 108th & L Streets Omaha
Debbie Kuhn, CISM Program Manager Phone: 402-326-0173 debbie.kuhn@nebraska.gov

Crisis Incident Stress Management (CISM)
What is a Critical Incident?
A critical incident is any situation faced by emergency personnel causing unusually strong emotional reactions, which have the potential to interfere with their ability to function during or after the event.
Examples of critical incidents addressed by the Nebraska CISM Program include:
 Suicide of a first responder
 Line of duty death or serious injury of a first responder
 Injury to or death of a child
 Mass-casualty incident
 Natural disaster causing death and/or serious injury
What is Critical Incident Stress Management?
CISM is a comprehensive service designed to assist emergency responders who have experienced unusual stress related to their work. CISM is interested in promoting a helpful response throughout the entire range of a crisis experience including: the pre-crisis, acute crisis and post-crisis phases. Within the CISM program are seven core functions of response.

Training Program Objectives
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
 Define critical incident stress.
 List signs & symptoms of stress.
 Describe first responder personality profiles.
 Recognize characteristics & phases of critical incident stress.
 Discuss stress & coping strategies.
 Describe the anatomy of a debriefing.
 Discuss disaster psychology & victim response.
Continuing Education
Fourteen hours of continuing education may be counted by Licensed Mental Health Professionals , EMS Providers.

Deadline for registration and
cancellations –October 8th

Name: _________________________ Address: ________________________
City: ___________________________ Zip: ____________________________ Phone: _________________________ Email Address: ___________________ Profession: ______________________


October 12 & 13, 2018 Omaha, NE Choose one:
Peer $150.00
Mental Health $250.00
Please mail registration form and check to the following: Wallace Barnett Memorial Foundation 1215 South 40th Street Lincoln, NE 68510 or
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