Disaster Training 101: Lafayette!  August 22nd! Learn more and register for one of the 1 day training events!

 

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Very high quality course. Excellent presenter, useful and practical information. Thank you so much for making this available to us at no cost to us.

Amy Washington, Chicago CPS

The instructor was great! All of the information provided was above and beyond any class I have taken before.

Lora Ramirez, Waxhaw Police Dept.

I really feel that these classes are crucial for first responders to de-escalate and support those who are in crisis.

Pamela Gonzales, CASA/FH Counseling

Thanks to you, we are now trained to be able to help our community.

Tracey Master - Torrance County DWI Program

This was one of the toughest workshops I've attended, but very informative and necessary for the work I do with the Red Cross.

Michelle Mugge, LPC - American Red Cross

Featured Articles

Response and Recovery in Crises and Crisis Management

Ron Day M.A., DEM

In most cases the average individual has never considered how the responsibilities of public, private and nonprofit sectors differ when it comes to emergency response and recovery.  During one’s career there will be ample opportunity to learn a great deal about how different agencies and areas of response work together and how those relationships are supposed to work and how they may not work.

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PTSD Can Attack Years Later

Allen R. Kates, MFAW, BCECR

Can you develop Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) months or even years after a traumatic event like 9/11?  Without having shown any previous symptoms?  Studies of World War II veterans and victims of motor vehicle accidents say Yes.

This phenomenon is called "delayed onset PTSD," according to the therapist's diagnostic bible known as the DSM-IV-TR. It states that symptoms first appear at least six months after the traumatic event. That could mean months or even years later. 

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True Blue

Dr.Tina S. Brookes

Shortly after the 9-11 attacks on the World Trade Center, I supported Law Enforcement posted at the barricades around the perimeter of Ground Zero. I walked around the entire perimeter...

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About CRT

The K-LOVE Crisis Response Training (CRT) is about impacting community through Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training and helping to create a network of first responders within the community that will be useful in a time of need or disaster. 

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