Announcements

What is CISM?

A PRIMER ON CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT (CISM) George S. Everly, Jr., Ph.D., C.T.S. and Jeffrey T. Mitchell, Ph.D., C.T.S. The International Critical Incident Stress Foundation

As crises and disasters become epidemic, the need for effective crisis response capabilities becomes obvious. Crisis intervention programs are recommended and even mandated in a wide variety of community and occupational settings. Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) represents a powerful, yet cost- effective approach to crisis response (Everly, Flannery, & Mitchell, in press; Flannery, 1998; Everly & Mitchell, 1997) which unfortunately is often misrepresented and misunderstood.

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Related Websites

Regional and National CISM Teams:


Plans are underway to start a Philadelphia CISM Team!

HELP A COP

The Law Enforcement Peer Support Network is a fellowship of men and women in law enforcement that have come together to assist police officers in moments of crisis and when peer support is needed.

Peer support is not a replacement for the other professional resources that are available.  Peer support occurs when people provide knowledge, experience, emotional, social or practical help to each other. 

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LET US NEVER FORGET

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GROUP OFFICERS

Information on Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) officers, who to contact, and when depending on region is accessible here.

VIDEOS

Helpful videos can be found here.

CONTACT US

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