Responding to Disaster

ID: 5856WEB

In this webinar, mental health professionals will explore the psychosocial impact of disasters and terrorism, as well as strategies and systems for assessing the need for mental health intervention and providing appropriate types of early psychological intervention in the wake of a disaster or terrorist event. This webinar addresses the critical knowledge areas and skill sets that will allow clinicians to work with the federal and state disaster mental health system, law enforcement and emergency management system in addressing the mental health consequences of such events. This webinar introduces and is consistent with the Federal Emergency Management (FEMA)-Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) model of community crisis intervention, as well as the disaster mental health training curriculum standards established by the National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. [Required for Trauma Response & Crisis Intervention Certificate Program]

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Clinical


Instructor: Steven Crimando, MA
Date: Friday, July 8, 2022
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom (Interactive Webinar)
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About the Instructor

Steve Crimando, MA, CTM, BCETS, is Director of Training for the Disaster & Terrorism Branch of the New Jersey Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services. He is an internationally known consultant and educator focused on the human element in security, emergency management, and business continuity.

Mr. Crimando is a Certified Threat Manager (CTM), Certified Disaster Response Crisis Counselor (DRCC), and a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress (BCETS). He is also a Certified Master Trainer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) program.

With more than 30 years of frontline field experience, Mr. Crimando was deployed to the 9/11 and 1993 World Trade Center attacks, the Northeast anthrax screening center, and many other disasters and acts of terrorism. He is a published author who is frequently called upon by the media and the courts as an expert in crisis intervention. He provides training and support to multinational corporations, law enforcement, intelligence and military organizations, as well as NGO’s, such as the United Nations.

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