Critical Incident Response, Consultation, and Training

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Activity Updates

Latest Updates For 2014
December 5
Co-Chair Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CISM Team meeting. Scheduled topic: Ebola: Potential Psychological Impact on Healthcare Workers

November 14
Invited instructor for two-day Basic Group Interventions for Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center

October 20
Consultation for staff on Psychological Trauma for On Site Retreat in Nashville, TN

October 10
Critical Incident Response orientation for the Emergency Department staff at Cedars-Sinai.

September 22
Pre-training consultation for Culver City Fire Department

September 22
Attended CAMFT CRER Committee meeting for disaster preparedness, Costa Mesa

July 25
Consulted with incoming Director of the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office Crisis Response Team.

July 3
Consulted with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in preparation for two-day crisis intervention training in September.

May 21
Participated in pre-incident education on the topic of psychological impact of a potential active shooter incident for Cedars-Sinai Emergency Department.

May 14
Appointed to the nine-member statewide Crisis Response Education and Resource Committee by the Board of Directors for the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.

May 12
Invited speaker: Exposure To Traumatic Events: Self Care - How To Avoid Secondary Traumatization Los Angeles Mayor's Office, Department of Homeland Security and Safety, and the Mayor's Crisis Response Team.

April 18
Presented the following topic in a developing series for the Marlborough School for Girls in Los Angeles: Psychological Shock: Recognizing Signs and Symptoms - How To Render Aid.

March 27
Consultation with Santa Barbara Fire Department.

March 14
Chaired quarterly meeting for Cedars-Sinai CISM Team including table-top exercise for external and internal disaster scenario.

February 21
Invited presenter for Nursing Education Rising Stars for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

February 14
Consultation with Beverly Hills Fire Department.