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  • Tags: Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

In this article, the authors review the current empiric literature on early interventions. Findings on the effects, course, help-seeking, and recovery from disasters are first reviewed, with recommendations given that are pertinent to intervention…

Participants will: 1) understand what a critical incident is, and learn about the phases of the emotional aftermath; 2) learn about the application of EMDR to critical incident trauma; 3) learn about patterns of resolution that involves…

The purpose of this chapter is to critically examine novel or controversial interventions for psychological trauma and its sequelae. Because the field of trauma treatment has recently witnessed a substantial increase in unusual treatments with…

This study evaluated the therapeutic efficacy of a 3-day peer support workshop for 60 railroad employees who had experienced fatal grade crossing accidents. Participants received training on trauma and coping strategies, peer support strategies, and…

Proponents of EMDR point to a growing body of empirical support for its clinical effectiveness. For example, in the January 2002 Journal of Clinical Psychology, devoted to research about EMDR, Shapiro asserts that 13 randomized clinical trials have…

Both EMDR and CISD have their positions in the treatment of PTSD and Acute Stress Disorders. They are parts of clear concepts of best practice in crisis and disaster and psychology (e.g., as one focused part CISD) in the immediate care and evaluated…

The occupational demands of law enforcement officers (LEOs) subject them to the possibility of extreme risk on a daily basis. LEOs have a great potential for exposure to traumatic events in their type of work, and research supports that these…
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