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Public service professionals are exposed to a wide range of trauma in the course of their careers and daily life. CIS can help process those traumatic events when they happen to reduce the effects of PTSD on police, medical staff, first responders, fire fighters, and public service professionals. Read more about CIS management and how the Center for Growth can help you after a traumatic event.

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Identifying and Managing Critical Incident Stress In Police Officers

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

 Stress Therapy in Philadelphia:  “What is Critical Incident Stress?”  Jeffery Mitchell of the University of Maryland, developed the term critical incident stress (CIS) after working with firemen/firewomen and police officers.  He…