Fostering Psychological Preparedness and Healing in the Aftermath of Critical Incidents for Everyday Heroes
Students and community professionals, you are invited to attend this workshop. The workshop focuses on identifying the phenomenology of individuals exposed to critical incidents and on identifying those who are at risk of developing post-traumatic disorders. Learn about psychological preparedness and healing from international terrorism trauma expert Dr. Rony Berger.
Dr. Berger is a clinical psychologist and a family and child therapist who is an internationally recognized expert in dealing with the psychological preparation for and aftermath of terrorism and other major disasters. Dr. Berger is on the faculty of Emergency Medicine at Ben Gurion University as well as on the faculty of the Stress, Crisis and Trauma program at Tel Aviv University. He is also a Fellow in Psychology Beyond Borders, a humanitarian organization aims at alleviating the psychological suffering in the aftermath of traumatic events.
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013
Time: 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $25.00 per person includes CEU credits plus a continental breakfast and box lunch.
Location: Chalfant Hall (CLICK HERE for a campus map.)
Target audience: ER Physicians and professionals, trauma surgeons, firefighters, law enforcement, EMS, mental health professionals, intensive care nurses, public health professionals, school nurses, patient liaison staff, hospital chaplains, undergraduate students, graduate students, emergency preparedness/management professionals.
Five continuing education credits (CEUs) will be available. This is covered by your admission fee. CEUs are available for physicians, EMS, nursing, social workers, nursing home administrators, respiratory care technicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, professional counselors and clinical counselors. If your field is not listed, please email Craig Bishop to inquire about possible CEU credit.