is your organization, business or group
in need of a debriefing?
Who are we?
Our team is made of community volunteers that are all trained in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM). We meet together once a month to ensure we are providing the best service to our communities.
Our members come from all areas in the helping field, we are here because we care. Confidentiality is our top priority.
What is a Critical Incident?
Sometimes an incident can cause stress reactions because of a particularly traumatic event, or because of the cumulative effect of stressful events. Incidents that cause stress are called Critical Incidents.
Critical Incidents may cause unusually strong emotional reactions and could interfere with ability to work safely or function normally. Examples may be:
Why is it important?
Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) is specifically designed to reduce the negative impact of the critical incident and to accelerate recovery to normal from an abnormal event. CISM helps prevent depression and long term psychological problems. Critical Incident Stress can significantly impact emotional and physical well-being. CISM support is considered most effective 24-72 hours after the critical incident.