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  1. 1. Kansas CISM Network Library Guidelines for use of the Kansas CISM Network Library materials: Fees: Current members KCISMN $ 10 Non-members KCISMN $ 20 Additional item requested same time $ 5 Rental: Thirty Days Librarian: Don Gruver (316) 283-6365 home (316) 772-1217 cell P.O. Box 116, Newton 67114 Don will handle the requests and mailing of the materials. The return postage is the responsibility of the requesting Provider. Replacement cost of the materials will be expected should the materials not be returned, or returned damaged beyond normal use. Please utilize the materials as often as possible. They are great references, can provide training for your Provider meetings, etc.
  2. 2. BOOKS Becoming Stress Resistant People from all walks of life who have used the principles and methods presented in these pages have experienced rewarding changes and better health in their lives. Stress is a normal part of living and this book provides an invaluable resource for life-giving change. Now is the time to become prepared--to become stress-resistant for the events that will unfold in the days to come. Burnout to Balance: EMS This book offers helpful advise for coping with stress and educates readers on how to find more Stress options and make wise choices in the midst of difficult situations. Self-help techniques show readers how to take control by finding a series of "control buttons" in all major areas of their lives. Caring in Times of Crisis Caring in Times of Crisis provides a concrete, "hands-on" approach to developing an effective crisis management plan to address and respond to sudden violence and other traumas impacting the school community. It is a valuable tool in increasing school professionals' knowledge of the protocol, policies and strategies needed in crisis management/postvention work. A prevention "mind-set" is also discussed, along with specific strategies designed to make schools safer places. This manual includes a crisis management checklist, sample announcements, parent/guardian letters, press releases, and other helpful forms for crisis management Copshock: Surviving PTSD This book is for active and retired police officers, police recruits, war veterans, corrections officers, paramedics, firefighters, nurses, doctors, security guards, crime victims--anyone suffering from trauma. Nightmares, flashbacks, anger, concentration problems, emotional detachment, avoidance of people and places are some of the signs of PTSD. As many as one in three cops may suffer from PTSD, a condition that could lead to depression, suicidal thoughts, addictions, and eating disorders as well as job and family conflict. CopShock reveals how to prevent or manage dangerous PTSD symptoms that can destroy a police officer's career and family life. CISD: An Operations Manual From the history of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) services to the detailed descriptions of debriefings, defusings, and demobilizations, this book is filled with useful information. It can assist new and experienced stress teams in the provision of timely and effective CISM services. The book discusses psychotrauma and its effects, a rationale for rapid CISM intervention, and reasons why CISD is successful. Entire chapters on the components of a CISM team, the establishment and maintenance of a team, and important elements of troubleshooting are covered. The third edition of Critical Incident Stress Debriefing: An Operations Manual represents the latest and most advanced discussion of group crisis intervention ever written. CISM: A New Era & Standard This volume represents a new era in crisis intervention. It is the first book ever written on Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) as a comprehensive crisis response program. For the first time, the essential question of CISM as a standard of care in crisis intervention is addressed. Although it has only been two years since the first edition was published, a second edition was needed. This need was created by virtue of a dramatic increase in the expressed interest, proliferation, and empirical investigation surrounding crisis theory, crisis intervention, and specifically Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) and CISM. Even though the field of crisis intervention has been in existence over 90 years, considerable disagreement and confusion remain surrounding the most basic definitions. This text was created to assist in the resolution of definitional dilemmas and the creation of operating definitions and protocols. In addition, this revision provides an updated review on research issues and findings Establishing and Maintaining This book presents guidelines for establishing peer support programs based on the authors' Peer Support Programs experiences in developing such programs throughout Australia. Included are descriptions of a five-day peer training program and references to assist in program planning. The sections on running programs on a daily basis and program evaluation have been expanded to a variety of settings and not exclusively for emergency services Picking Up the Pieces: This book is based on the lessons learned from hundreds of schools and thousands of people Responding to School Crisis who have experienced crises. It provides a road map through unknown territory of response. The author has taken fifteen different events that may affect a school community and has outlined specific plans and considerations for each one. It provides step-by-step plans from the moment of event notification, through staff meetings, student interaction, and weekly followup.
  3. 3. The last section lists resources, topics such as the structure of a School Incident Management Team, Critical Incident Stress Management, psychological triage, and resource management Practical Concepts and Productive simulations which move beyond routine role-play and incorporate complex Training Exercises situations with variable options, unanticipated developments, and elements of duress. Firefighter, law enforcement, school, and community-based scenarios. Psychological Debriefing: A A practical workbook that focuses on the processes involved in psychological debriefings. It Leader's Guide will help leaders conduct effective small group interventions for people who have experienced sudden, dramatic events. The concepts and suggestions presented are based upon core crisis intervention principles. Timing, leadership, the nature of the traumatic event, the nature of the group, the atmosphere of the organization, and the skill of the team members are among the many factors that must be considered, planned for, and responded to every time a debriefing process is applied Rural Emergency Response This text is a guide for emergency service workers who live, work, and volunteer in rural communities. More specifically, it is a guide to coping with the unique stressors in rural emergency response. Real-life examples are integrated into the text to emphasize strategic points and address real people issues. The content covers a snapshot of country life, profiles of the rural emergency service worker, comparative studies on workers involved in critical incidents, the occupational hazards of emergency work with specific rural concerns, rural involvement in critical incident stress and team building, and management of wildfire scenes Scenes of Compassion This book offers the education and insight needed to become aware of the tremendous impact that emergency responders have even during the most brief encounters with people going through significant emotional events. It offers tools for scene compassion without becoming "too wrapped up in someone else's emotions." The book discusses the nature of crisis response, the responsibility of emergency responders, and special considerations in dealing with children and the elderly as survivors. The subject of compassion fatigue and caring for oneself is also touched upon School Crisis Management Here is a complete training workshop for school-based crisis intervention teams. Johnson has written a detailed guide that goes beyond introductory trauma theory to give you practical applications as well as specific procedures and strategies for hands-on use when crisis hits your school. Written simply and directly, this book bridges the gap between the theory of mental professionals and the real world of school operations. Johnson offers approaches and adaptations for large emergencies such as natural disasters, strategies and considerations for special problems: staff trauma, suicides or murders and gang violence, and materials for administrative, community and classroom teacher training Stress Management for Law This vital handbook covers stress and trauma associated with the law enforcement and the Enforcement criminal justice profession. Topics include: Anatomy of a Breaking Point, From Stress to Burnout, Learning to Cope, Post Trauma, Rehabilitation and Treatment, and Psychological Testing for Police Recruits Trauma in the Lives of Trauma in the Lives of Children fills a serious gap in the literature on children. It provides Children teachers, school psychologists, health care professionals, mental health workers, and parents with practical information they might immediately apply to distressed children to relieve their pain. It explores the causes and effects of pediatric and adolescent emotional trauma. The information contained in this book will help adults so they do not have to stand idle while children suffer. It also gives adults power to initiate changes in the care of children before the effects of traumatic events have the opportunity to become entrenched. The book provides information on the latest intervention strategies being employed in many areas of the country. These strategies have been designed to reduce the impact of traumatic events on children and to restore to children the happiest and most growth-enhancing circumstances Under the Headset: Surviving This book is an excellent resource on the stress of being a dispatcher. Written by a dispatcher Dispatcher Stress and a critical incident stress instructor, it includes information about the stress process, identifying stressors, and coping with stress. This book also includes sections on humor and inspiration. Stories of survival, written by dispatchers who have lived through the stress of critical incidents, are provided VIDEOS CISM: Overview (PowerPoint) This 60-slide program in PowerPoint 2000 format has been developed to assist instructors and team members in providing essential information to people interested in crisis intervention and CISM. The presentation illustrates information on critical incidents, crisis response, and types
  4. 4. of stress. Included are a loose-leaf binder containing hard copy of all the slides and space for presenter notes or for use as a handout Critical Incident Response Critical Incident Response Training Series is a product of the Crisis care Network. It is a four Training Series volume CD training series. Volume 1 – CISM Overview Volume 2 – CISM Crisis Management Briefing Volume 3 – CISM Defusing Volume 4 – CISM Debriefing Each one runs 30-40 minutes. Compassion Fatigue: Caring Compassion fatigue is the emotional residue of exposure to working with the suffering, too Much DVD particularly those suffering from the consequences of traumatic events. Professionals who work with people … must contend with not only the normal stress and dissatisfaction of work, but also with the emotional and personal feelings for the suffering”. 2 hours CISM for Schools This tape is a reproduction of a program produced by FEMA and broadcast on the EENet channel. Before a live audience of educators. Dr. Jeffrey T. Mitchell, Dr. Kendall Johnson and Ms. Barbara Ertl discuss the essential components of effective crisis intervention in the school setting. Included in the discussion are: critical incident stress and its impact on learning and the school environment, how to integrate CISM strategies into the school setting, and how to partner with community resources to support the mission of the school following a crisis. 3 hrs. Key Points Conversation Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) is an integrated, multi-component crisis intervention system. The success of any crisis intervention effort resides not only in the skillful application of the interventions but also in the skillful combination of the applied interventions. In this video, the developers of CISM, Dr. Jeffrey T, Mitchell and Dr. George Everly, describe it’s multi-component nature and the importance of using the multiple interventions that best fit the requirements of the critical incident at hand. This conversational video provides a good overview of CISM as an integrated system. It defines the field and states its goal. 20 minutes Managing Stress Threats: A As the second part of the Emergency Education Network’s Stress Threats in Emergency Comprehensive Approach Operations, this program identifies what a CISM team does, the team composition, training and maintenance. Topics focus on: pre-crisis education, on-scene support, post-incident intervention, the special problems of terrorism, and line of duty deaths. Also featured are samples of a 10- to 15-minute defusing and a 20-minute debriefing. 90 minutes. Stress Threats in Emergency Featured on this broadcast are Jeff Mitchell, George Everly and Don Howell from ICISF. Also Operations appearing are Glenn Hanson, Jeff Loomis and Vina Drennan who experienced critical incident stress firsthand from traumatic situations. The goal of this program is to focus on the effects of stress on emergency service personnel. This is the first of a two-part series and contains the following four modules: 1) General and Cumulative Stress; 2) Critical Incident Stress and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; 3) Managing Stress; 4) EAP Resources. (1998) 90 minutes Techniques of Debriefing: This tape is a “must” in critical incident stress debriefing training for old as well as new CISD/ CISD CISM teams. The video utilizes a unique debriefing demonstration, expertly led by Dr. Riccardo Rivas and the Collier County, Florida CISD team, to portray a typical debriefing. This skillfully developed program also describes the basic structure of a CISD team, the seven basic phases of a debriefing and the important role played by peers on the team. Included are visual outlines, diagrams and narration that follow and explain what is happening in the debriefing process as it progresses. Techniques of Debriefing is a significant step forward in providing training and familiarization resources in the field of CISD. (1991) 40 minutes When the Machinery Can’t Physicians, nurses, social workers and other hospital professionals exist in a world of suffering Take Over, Intro to CIS and healing, life and death. Occasionally, that world will take its toll in an experience that adversely affects even the most experienced health-care worker. This video is an introduction to one resource that can help: the critical incident stress debriefing. In this presentation, real clinicians explain some of their experiences with critical incidents and the debriefing process. This video has been created and produced by Mount Carmel Health with clinical assistance from Netcare Corporation, Community Crisis Response. 20 minutes. When Helping Hurts: This video was produced for trauma workers, international relief workers and those exposed to Sustaining Trauma Workers trauma due to their professions or volunteer work. It outlines the symptoms of Secondary Traumatization and Compassion Fatigue and what organizations and supervisors can do to prevent or reduce its effects on trauma workers. Noted therapists discuss ways of recognizing these conditions in yourself and others – plus the means of treatment and prevention. 50 mins.