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This protocol was developed in the field to treat critical incidents (e.g., earthquakes, flooding, and landslides) that were related to stressful events that continued for an extended period of time (often more than six months) and where there is not…

This lively and experiential workshop will present a dynamic overview of The EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol for Children that aids in the processing of critical incident stress.

Introduction: This paper presents an overview of the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing – Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) that has been used since 1998 with both children and adults in its original format or with…

Cette étude de terrain randomisée et contrôlée a été réalisée après un séisme de 7,2 en Basse-Californie au Mexique. Le traitement a été offert selon les principes du continuum de soins. Un briefing de gestion de crise a été proposé à 53 individus…

Summative program evaluation was used to examine the effectiveness of the Post Critical Incident seminar (PCIS) in reducing traumatic stress symptoms of law enforcement officers (LEOs). Previous trauma theory research indicated when not addressed,…

This randomized, controlled group field study was conducted subsequent to a 7.2 earthquake in North Baja California, Mexico. Treatment was provided according to continuum of care principles. Crisis management debriefing was provided to 53…

This symposium presentation focuses on Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization (EMDR) as an intervention to assist an athlete in recovering from the distressing effects of a critical incident and the adverse impact that such an event can have…

The prison system serves, among many others, one important goal: to separate those members of society, who are dangerous to others, from the more peaceful and law-abiding majority. As a consequence one could assume that the inmates of a prison from…

Research indicates that EMDR is effective for the treatment of PTSD, with numerous studies showing a high percentage of symptom remission after 3 sessions. The case of a tsunami survivor with acute PTSD is presented. Treatment for overt trauma…

A response to the question: "I have been asked to respond to community tragedies. What critical incident interventions are commonly used?"

EMDR came into my life as part of my professional need to work with children and teenagers who had been exposed to the most horrible traumas. Traditional play therapy and talking therapy were not working and I watch children develop into unhappy,…

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…

Participants will be able to: 1) understand, describe, and express appreciation for the unique culture of emergency personnel; 2) understand what works well as a mental health practitioner member of a debriefing (CISM) team; and 3) substaniate the…

Dr. Shapiro will discuss her discovery of the effects of saccadic eye-movements, their proposed underlying physiological bases, the development of EMDR procedure, and a controlled experiment that supports its efficacy as a rapid treatment for…

Emergency Personnel have certain characteristics in common: There are similarities between emergency professionals regardless of the service they work in (police, fire, EMS, hospital) and there are important differences. Jeffery T. Mitchell, Ph.D.,…

A critical incident is a situation that results in an overwhelming sense of vulnerability or lack of control. These are situations that violate basic assumptions about how the world works. Clinical issues often revolve around themes of responsibility…

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) involves a continuum of interventions to deal with the emotional aftermath of a critical incident. The goals of these interventions are to mitigate the impact of the event and promote recovery. EMDR can be…
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