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New Perspectives, Inc Informational CD


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  1. 1. New Perspectives, Inc.SSC Consulting, LLC<br />Dennis J. Carradin, Jr., LPCMH, NCC, BCETS<br />Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress<br />Executive Director<br />Chief Consultant<br />
  2. 2. Our Mission<br />New Perspectives, Inc. is a private counseling facility whose mission is to provide quality mental health care to the busy executive, the hard working employee, and the entire family unit. We help individuals identify and resolve issues, which cause distress and concern. We help families find the healthy link to happiness and cooperation. We help companies eliminate the psychological barriers to productivity. We help employers create work environments that summon exceptional effort from their people. We help executives and supervisors develop skills that can increase productivity in themselves and those who report to them.<br />
  3. 3. New Perspectives, Inc.<br />New Perspectives, Inc. was formed in 1995<br />Private mental health counseling services<br />Specializing in trauma and onsite disaster services<br />Training, consultations, and seminars<br />Disaster and Trauma Response Planning<br />Counseling and Support Services<br />Critical Incident Response and Critical Incident Stress Management Services<br />
  4. 4. SSC Consulting, LLC<br />SSC Consulting, LLC formed in 2005<br />A public safety consultant firm<br />Safe Schools and Safe Workplace Planning and Training<br />Police and Emergency Services Tactical Incident Response<br />Public Safety Project Management<br />Crisis Management <br />Public Safety LMR Systems and Designs<br />
  5. 5. Services Offered<br />Corporate Emergencies<br />Individual and Group Emergencies<br />School Emergencies<br />University Emergencies<br />On site Services<br />Disaster Response<br />Training and Seminars<br />
  6. 6. Counseling Services<br />
  7. 7. Counseling Services<br />New Perspectives, Inc. offers a wide variety of individualized treatment options for those in need of support and understanding. Our clinical staff is trained to deal compassionately with anyone who needs a helping hand.• Individual, Couples, and Family Counseling• Career Development• Workshops and Seminars on a variety of topics • Stress Management and Family Support• Marital and Divorce Counseling• Men and Women's Issues<br />
  8. 8. Counseling Services<br />New Perspectives, Inc. advocates a multi-modal approach to therapy, which incorporates the parents, school, and siblings for our children and teen services. <br /> • Children and Adolescent Counseling • Parenting Classes • Services for Children with ADHD• Divorce Awareness and Support Services<br />
  9. 9. Corporate Coaching Services<br />
  10. 10. Corporate Coaching Services<br />New Perspectives, Inc. offers executive and professional coaching to promote professional, leadership, and unity in the workplace. The program benefits those who want to achieve and excel to new higher levels. We help corporations, businesses, and individuals who want to gain and utilize that winning edge.Individual and Group Executive Coaching / Team BuildingCareer Development, Evaluations, and TestingWorkshops and Seminars to Help Gain the Winning EdgeStress Management and Family Support Downsizing ServicesTragedy Counseling for Workplace Accidents / Trauma Executive Retreat Programs ProgramsAvailable On Site<br />
  11. 11. Trauma and Crisis Services<br />
  12. 12. Trauma and Crisis Services<br />Trauma can come in many forms, but the pain is always real. New Perspectives, Inc. offers a full range of trauma services to help the individual, couple, family, group, or corporation to heal from pain and sorrow performed by experts in the field of trauma. Our programs and treatment are confidential and are designed to aid in the grieving process<br />
  13. 13. We Specialize in:<br />Grief and Bereavement Counseling<br />Trauma Counseling and Support <br />Corporate Trauma Response Plans<br />Critical Incident Stress Management <br />Critical Stress Debriefings<br />Grief / Trauma Workshops and Seminars <br />Family Support Services<br />Corporate Violence Services<br />Trauma Consultations<br />Post Traumatic Stress Disorder<br />Acute Stress Reactions<br />On-site Trauma Services and Counseling for High Schools, Colleges, and Businesses <br />
  14. 14. Types of Traumatic Events<br />Natural Disasters<br />Technological Disasters<br />Disasters of Human Intention<br />Other Interpersonal Violence<br />Sudden Traumatic Loss<br />Serious Medical Illness<br />
  15. 15. Specific Traumatic Events<br />Accidents involving student or staff<br />Suicide or Homicide<br />Substance Overdose<br />Death of Student or Professor<br />Severe Violence<br />Assault on Professor<br />Hostage Situation<br />Abandonment of Newborn<br />Sniper Attack<br />Terrorist Activities<br />Dorm Fire or Chemical Spill<br />Plane, train, bus, boat or auto accident<br />Natural Disaster<br />
  16. 16. Specific Traumatic Events Continued<br />Bank Robberies<br />Shootings<br />Homicides<br />Suicides<br />Man Made and Natural Disasters<br />Fire, Police, and EMS tragedy<br />Hospital Emergencies<br />Corporate Emergencies<br />
  17. 17. Crisis Counseling<br /><ul><li>Helps people understand what they are experiencing
  18. 18. Helps people explore ways to cope
  19. 19. Can prevent longer-term mental health problems by returning people to pre-disaster levels of functioning more quickly
  20. 20. Normalizes people’s reactions
  21. 21. Validates and affirms people’s reactions
  22. 22. Offers practical assistance</li></li></ul><li>The Purpose of Crisis Counseling<br /><ul><li>Normalize feelings and reactions
  23. 23. Help define and prioritize needs
  24. 24. Help design strategies for addressing needs
  25. 25. Helping to adapt coping skills
  26. 26. Preventing future mental health issues</li></ul>The Main Goal:<br />Empowerment- countering feelings <br />of fear and helplessness<br />Exert care not to foster dependency!<br />
  27. 27. Crisis Interventions Are…<br />Therapeutic<br />Psychological First Aid<br />A preventative measure<br />Psycho-educational<br />Supported by empirical evidence<br />
  28. 28. Crisis Interventions Are Not…<br />Psychotherapy<br />To alleviate immediate pain<br />A critique of the response to the disaster<br />Necessarily one-time sessions<br />
  29. 29. Disaster Services<br />
  30. 30. “[A]ny natural catastrophe (including any hurricane, tornado, storm, high water, wind-driven water, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, or drought), or, regardless of cause, any fire, flood, or explosion in any part of the United States, which in the determination of the President causes sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant major disaster assistance under this act . . .<br />Source: Robert T. Stafford Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief Act (P.L. 93-288 as amended)<br />Criteria for Presidential Disaster Declaration<br />
  31. 31. A disaster is an occurrence such as a hurricane, tornado or flood that causes human suffering or creates a collective human need that requires assistance to alleviate. There are natural, technological, health and social disasters.<br />Source: Training Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters, Second Edition, CMHS Publication, 2000<br />Mental Health <br />Definition of Disaster<br />
  32. 32. What do we do on a disaster Scene?<br />Listen to people’s concerns on a variety of issues including their homes, missing family members, and pets.<br />Help people to manage their temporary living conditions and to acclimate to shelters located possibly far from their home state and in different environments.<br />Provide information about available resources for current needs (clothing, medical care, etc); help to facilitate those connections.<br />
  33. 33. What do we do on a disaster Scene?<br />Advocate for the needs of particular individuals or families as they navigate the systems that have been established to provide aid.<br />Help individuals to develop resilience skills by making connections with family and friends who’ve also survived or not been part of the disaster; accepting that change is going to be an ongoing experience; maintaining a hopeful outlook; and helping people to develop their own personal recovery plans.<br />Listen to parents’ concerns about how their children will recover from the disaster and manage the challenges ahead (e.g. new schools, etc.).<br />
  34. 34. What do we do on a disaster Scene?<br />Help problem-solve conflicts among shelter residents; among family members; and among volunteers and staff.<br />Help people to manage other life disasters that might be happening simultaneous to the disaster aftermath (e.g. death or illness of a relative not related to the disaster).<br />Educate people that it is normal for disaster survivors to have an array of common reactions. Some of the include: fears, memories, nightmares, irritable and/or withdrawn emotions, and confusion.<br />
  35. 35. What do we do on a disaster Scene?<br />Assure people that it is possible to recover from disaster and to build fulfilling and satisfying lives.<br />In working with children: notice and support positive coping strategies; help children to reestablish connections with others; help children to find ways to help others; help families reestablish familiar routines and structures; remind children and families of the importance of taking breaks from recovery efforts and other healthy self-care; and use disaster-related coloring books.<br />Provide information on how and where to seek longer-term assistance.<br />
  36. 36. SERVICES<br />On-scene support<br />Demobilization Services<br />Defusing<br />Formal debriefings<br />
  37. 37. SERVICES<br />On-scene support<br />
  38. 38. ON SCENE SUPPORT<br />One-on-one support for Emergency Personnel at the scene<br />Provide advice and support incident commanders at the scene on topics of stress management<br />Assist the victims and family members until other help arrives<br />
  39. 39. SERVICES<br />On-scene support<br />Demobilization Services<br />
  40. 40. DEMOBILIZATION SERVICES FOR LARGE SCALE EVENTS<br />(highly intense or unusual)<br />Establish a location away from the scene for out-of-service units<br />Provide support and information on stress effects resulting from the incident<br />Provide a place for command to issue incident updates<br />Provide reassurance that help is only a phone call away<br />
  41. 41. SERVICES<br />On-scene support<br />Demobilization Services<br />Defusing<br />
  42. 42. DEFUSING<br />Initial session for releasing stress<br />Performed 1-3 hours following an incident <br />Provides information and support about managing stress for all personnel involved in the incident<br />Lasts about 45-60 minutes<br />
  43. 43. SERVICES<br />On-scene support<br />Demobilization Services<br />Defusing<br />Formal debriefings<br />
  44. 44. FORMAL DEBRIEFINGS<br />The next step in the Stress Management process for workers that have been involved in a critical incident<br />Occurs as a result of follow-up requests<br />Led by a mental health professional with the aid of peer support<br />
  45. 45. Visit us on the Web<br /><br /><br />
  46. 46. Brochures<br />Using your mouse click on the image for a full view of the brochure. Brochures are also printable.<br />