CISM – Dealing with Traumatized & Grieving People – A Primer for First Responders
May 6 @ 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm MDT
William “Bill” Lotz, D.Min., CCISM
For most first responders, the most difficult part of a crisis scene is not the crisis operation itself but having to deal with the victims of the loss – their own community members who are traumatized, grief-stricken, and seemingly inconsolable. For many firefighters, paramedics, and law enforcement, this is the worst part of the job. Our workshop will help first responders learn a simple formula (The 4-Ps) for dealing effectively and compassionately with traumatized victims, while at the same time lowering their own stress.
- Learn the basic symptoms of the initial Stress/Trauma reaction.
- Through the 4-P’s of Initial Crisis Intervention