Group Crisis Intervention

Group Crisis Intervention

By: Jeffrey T. Mitchell, PhD, CCISM

Publication date: July 2017
ISBN: 978-0-9795692-8-9
Subject: Core Courses

This is the official course manual for the ICISF Core Course "Group Crisis Intervention". Please have the course registration number for your upcoming course readily available. You will need to provide it during checkout.

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Pages: 152
Language: English
Publisher: ICISF - International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc.
Edition: 5th Revised

Jeffrey T. Mitchell, PhD, CCISM

Jeffrey T. Mitchell, PhD, CCISM is Clinical Professor of Emergency Health Services at the University of Maryland in Baltimore County, Maryland. He is a member of the Graduate Faculty of the University of Maryland. He is a co-founder and President Emeritus of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation. He earned his Ph.D. in Human Development from the University of Maryland. He served for six years as a regional coordinator of Emergency Medical Services for the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems. He was responsible for the development of the Emergency Medical Services System in five southern Maryland counties. After serving as volunteer paramedic / firefighter for ten years, he developed a comprehensive, integrated, systematic, and multi-component crisis intervention program called “Critical Incident Stress Management.” Today, that program reduces traumatic stress in many countries.

He has authored more than 275 articles and 19 books in the stress and crisis intervention fields. He serves as an adjunct faculty member of the Emergency Management Institute of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He is a faculty member of Florida Institute of Technology and teaches a course on the psychology of disasters. Dr. Mitchell is a faculty member in the school of education, Johns Hopkins University. He is a reviewer for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Disaster Medicine, the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) and the International Journal of Emergency Mental Health. He received the Austrian Red Cross Bronze Medal for his work in Crisis Intervention in the aftermath of the Kaprum, Austria train tunnel fire. The Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists approved Dr. Mitchell as a Certified Trauma Specialist.

The United Nations appointed him to the United Nations Department of Safety and Security Working Group on Stress.  He has consulted on stress, crisis, and trauma topics in 28 nations and in every one of the 50 United States.