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Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) is a comprehensive, multi-component crisis intervention approach.
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WHAT IS CISM?
What is a Critical Incident?
A critical incident is a traumatic event so stressful that it overwhelms existing coping skills of an individual or a group. After being exposed to the critical incident, a person may experience a range of reactions that can interfere with his or her ability to function. Some examples are physical, cognitive, and behavioral.
Critical Incidents Include:
Mass casualty incident
Death or violence to a child
Death of co-worker
Life threatening injury
Stress Reactions May Include: