International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF)

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History

Nov 1989, as American Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ACISF). Present name adopted in 1991.

Aims

Provide stress prevention, education and support services for all emergency services professions; assist individuals and organizations in mitigating the impact of critical incident stress (traumatic stress); develop and disseminate crisis intervention, stress education and recovery programs to people affected by traumatic events.

Future Events

2021 Baltimore MD, USA – Biennial World Congress

Past Events(1)

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Activities

Coordinates services for over 400 international critical incident stress management teams in 17 countries. Develops the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) process to prevent and mitigate the development of post-traumatic stress among emergency services professions and other high risk disciplines and the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) intervention system to prevent the mitigation of post-traumatic stress reaction. Co-sponsors or organizes congresses, conferences and workshops. Education and training programme. Traumatic stress hotline.

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special).

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Psychology
    • Stress

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

UIA Org ID

G6572

Last News Received

2017
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