Critical Incident Stress Management

Staff Liaison: Jason T. Smith, EMT
Clinical Coordinators: Joyce Dawley and Wanda Keener

CISM Hotline 24/7: 610-973-1624

‘Serving Those Who Serve Others’

The CISM Team is trained to provide a series of interventions that have proved to be effective in stopping the escalation of symptoms, in reducing acute stress reactions, in restoring adaptive functioning, and in facilitating access for more care as necessary. The CISM Team provides individual and group interventions on-scene or at a later time when assistance is deemed necessary.

The Eastern PA Regional CISM Team is prepared to provide our Regional EMS Partners with the following services:

  • On Scene Support
  • Pre-Incident Education / Information
  • Demobilizations
  • Defusing
  • Debriefing
  • Individual 1:1
  • Crisis Management Briefings
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Family / Spousal Support
  • Special Programs
  • Follow-up Services
  • Referrals

CISM emphasizes that you are normal people experiencing common reactions to abnormal events




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