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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Sunday, April 30, 2023
  • 7:15am – 8:00am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC E - Line-of-Duty Injuries: the Forgotten Population
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC F - The Underlying Philosophy of Crisis Response; Are We Staying True to the Premise of the Field?
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC B/1 - Advanced Assisting Individuals in Crisis Day 1
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC D/1 - Crisis Informed Peer Para-Counseling: Intervention Enhancement to the CISM Continuum Day 1
  • 8:00am – 5:15pm EST
    PC C/1 - Advanced Group Crisis Intervention Day 1
  • 8:00am – 6:00pm EST
    PC A/1 - Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention Day 1
  • 9:45am – 10:00am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 11:45am – 1:00pm EST
    Lunch (on own)
  • 2:45pm – 3:00pm EST
    Beverage Break
  • Monday, May 1, 2023
  • 7:15am – 8:00am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC G - Death Notification - Practical Skills for First Responders and Clinicians
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC H - TEAM: Team Evolution and Maintenance
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC B/2 - Advanced Assisting Individuals in Crisis Day 2
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC D/2 - Crisis Informed Peer Para-Counseling: Intervention enhancement to the Critical Incident Stress Management continuum Day 2
  • 8:00am – 5:15pm EST
    PC C/2 - Advanced Group Crisis Intervention Day 2
  • 8:00am – 6:00pm EST
    PC A/2 - Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention Day 2
  • 9:45am – 10:00am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 11:45am – 1:00pm EST
    Lunch (on own)
  • 2:45pm – 3:00pm EST
    Beverage Break
  • 6:15pm – 6:45pm EST
    Bill W.
  • Tuesday, May 2, 2023
  • 7:15am – 8:00am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC I - CISM 360: A Forward Focused Approach to Building a Resiliency Culture
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC J - Understanding First Responder Cultures for Mental Health Providers
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC K - Human Spirit and Faith Tactics in CISM
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC L - The Secrets of Psychological Body Armor ™ – Holistic Wellness for Emergency Services and Healthcare Professions
  • 8:00am – 4:45pm EST
    PC A/3 - Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention Day 3
  • 9:45am – 10:00am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 11:45am – 1:00pm EST
    Lunch (on own)
  • 2:45pm – 3:00pm EST
    Beverage Break
  • 5:15pm – 5:45pm EST
    1st Timers Huddle Up
  • 6:00pm – 7:30pm EST
    The Future of Some Things
  • 6:00pm – 7:30pm EST
    GS I - *General Session I
  • 6:00pm – 7:30pm EST
    GS I-1 - General Session Presentation
  • 7:30pm – 9:00pm EST
    Welcome Reception
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2023
  • 7:00am – 8:00am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 7:00am – 6:30pm EST
    Company/Bookstore OPEN
  • 7:30am – 7:45am EST
    1st Timers Huddle Up
  • 8:00am – 8:30am EST
    Opening Ceremonies
  • 8:30am – 10:00am EST
    GS II - *General Session II
  • 8:30am – 10:00am EST
    GS II-1 - Unfinished Business: Surviving and Thriving After Trauma
  • 8:30am – 10:00am EST
    GS II-2 - The Secrets of Resilient Crisis Leadership for Everyone, Not Just Leaders
  • 10:00am – 10:30am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 10:00am – 10:30am EST
    ICISF Speakers Bureau 101
  • 10:00am – 10:30am EST
    Pillars of Wellness- Finance
  • 10:15am – 10:45am EST
    ICISF Book Store Signing
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A1 - When We Becomes Me: Surviving Line of Duty Death
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A2 - The Joliet Fire Department Community Mental Health Program: A Case Study
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A3 - A School's Response to Death by Suicide
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A4 - Towards a Community Based Approach to CISM
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A5 - Addressing the Stigma of Mental Wellness in Emergency Services
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A6 - CISM Applications: Stress Reactions in the Healthcare Environment
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A7 - Cracking the Code: Implementing CISM Within the Cop and Corrections Cultures
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A8 - A Suggested Structure for the Crisis Management Briefing
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A9 - Evolving Role of Registered Nurse and Mental Health Liaison Within a Sheriff's Office
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A10 - Therapeutic and Lifestyle Healing Approaches
  • 10:30am – 11:30am EST
    A11 - Ukraine Psychological Support Project: Innovations in Applications During War
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm EST
    Lunch (on own)
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B1 - Advanced Suicide Awareness: Strategic Connections and Tactical Interventions
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B2 - Utilizing Crisis Response Dogs for CISM Interventions After Mass Casualty Incidents
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B3 - I am Peer Support. When Do I Grieve?
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B4 - Single Event vs Long Term Events: What, Where, When and How Does CISM Fits in Disasters?
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B5 - Finding Our Footing: Responsive Peer Support Programming for Emerging Issues in Healthcare
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B6 - Post Action Staff Support for Hospice and Healthcare
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B7 - 911 Dispatchers and Compassion Fatigue: Supporting the "First" First Responder
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B8 - Encourage Effective Coping: For Those in Crisis and Ourselves
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B9 - Unique Psychological Support Groups for Atypical Populations During COVID
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B10 - The Power of Purpose through the Principles of Ikigai
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
    B11 - Resilience and Culture since 9-11, How we can survive in the 21st Century
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm EST
    Beverage Break
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm EST
    ICISF Book Store Signing
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm EST
    ICISF Virtual and Online Training 101
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm EST
    Pillars of Wellness - Meditation
  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
    GS III - *General Session III
  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
    GS III-1 - January 6 to the Present: The United States Capitol Police Department Peer Support Team
  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
    GS III-2 - We May Only Get One Chance: The Importance of Choosing A Mental Health Professional Who Gets It
  • 5:15pm – 5:45pm EST
    ICISF Book Store Signing
  • 6:15pm – 6:45pm EST
    Bill W.
  • 6:30pm – 8:30pm EST
    SP1 - PTSD911 - A Documentary Film
  • Thursday, May 4, 2023
  • 7:00am – 8:00am EST
    Approved Instructor Candidate Program (AICP) 101
  • 7:00am – 8:00am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 7:00am – 5:00pm EST
    Company/Bookstore OPEN
  • 8:00am – 9:30am EST
    C1 - CISM & Canines: The Bond That Helps Heal First Responders
  • 8:00am – 9:30am EST
    C2 - Advanced Psychological First Aid and Applied Positive Psychology: A Peer Training Program
  • 8:00am – 9:30am EST
    C3 - Mindful Resilience: Mindfulness and Mind-Body Practices for First Responder Well-Being
  • 8:00am – 9:30am EST
    C4 - Trauma in the Water: Recovering the Dead from the Great Lakes and Fostering Resiliency
  • 8:00am – 9:30am EST
    C6 - Developing Wellness Solutions That Work for the Consumer
  • 8:00am – 9:30am EST
    C7 - Kevlar for the Brain: How to Keep a Purpose Driven Brain
  • 8:00am – 9:30am EST
    C9 - Communities with Purpose: Prevention, Intervention and Crisis Recovery in Higher Education
  • 8:00am – 9:30am EST
    C10 - Wildland Firefighters: Unique Challenges and Paths to Resiliency
  • 9:30am – 10:00am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 9:30am – 10:00am EST
    ICISF Book Signing
  • 9:30am – 10:00am EST
    Pillars of Wellness- Fitness
  • 9:30am – 10:00am EST
    Publishing with the ICISF Bookstore and International Journal 101
  • 9:45am – 10:15am EST
    ICISF Book Store Signing
  • 10:00am – 11:45am EST
    GS IV - *General Session IV
  • 10:00am – 11:45am EST
    GS IV-1 - Crisis Response Canines
  • 10:00am – 11:45am EST
    GS IV-2 - Crisis Informed Peer Para-Counseling: Enhancement to the CISM Continuum
  • 10:00am – 11:45am EST
    GS IV-3 - Out Of Chaos
  • 11:45am – 1:15pm EST
    Lunch (on own)
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
    L&L A - Lunch & Learn A: An open discussion/Q&A with ICISF Co-Founder Dr. Jeffrey Mitchell
  • 1:15pm – 3:15pm EST
    GS V - *General Session V
  • 1:15pm – 3:15pm EST
    GS V-1 - Building a community-based psychological first aid program for rural older adults
  • 1:15pm – 3:15pm EST
    GS V-2 - Expanding the MESH of staff support: An interdisciplinary collaborative
  • 1:15pm – 3:15pm EST
    GS V-3 - Supporting Public Safety Personnel Mental Health: Challenges and Opportunities
  • 3:15pm – 3:45pm EST
    Beverage Break
  • 3:15pm – 3:45pm EST
    ICISF Book Store Signing
  • 3:15pm – 3:45pm EST
    ICISF Speakers Bureau 101
  • 3:15pm – 3:45pm EST
    Pillars of Wellness-Spiritual
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D1 - Enhancing Critical Incident Stress Management Through Mindfulness Practices
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D2 - WTH? "What the Hope?" - Understanding Hope
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D3 - HUGS@Home - Supporting First Responder Families Through Simulation Enhanced Training
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D4 - KardiaKeepers: Equipping Church Members and Community Groups with Crisis Response Skills
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D5 - Using Facility Dogs to Provide Support at Critical Incident Debriefs for First Responders
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D6 - Addressing the Mental Health Needs of 911
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D7 - Finding Purpose as a Peer Supporter
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D8 - Moral Injury: When the Dark Side of the Job Takes a Toll
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D9 - Our Schools are Under Attack… What are the Current Threats and What is Our Role??
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D10 - Heartware N hardware - Supporting First Responders and Health Care Workers during a pandemic.
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm EST
    D11 - Financial Planning for Resilience: One of the Four Pillars of Wellness for First Responders
  • Friday, May 5, 2023
  • 7:00am – 8:00am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 7:00am – 1:30pm EST
    Company/Bookstore OPEN
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E1 - Compassion Fatigue: The Cost of Caring
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E2 - Finding Purpose in the Sea of Despair - Responding to Crisis in Modern Students
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E3 - Scenes of Compassion; A Responders Guide for Dealing with Emergency Scene Emotional Crisis
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E4 - Life's Altering Trajectory After the Sierra Incident
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E5 - So What Now?: Finding Your Purpose After Traumatic Experiencing
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E6 - Wellbeing Protocol Structured, Standardized Approach to Address Chronic, Subtle Stressors
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E7 - I am You. You Are Me: A Marine and Firefighters Victory over PTSD and Suicide
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E8 - Addressing and Integrating the Carried and New Grief of First Response Work
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E9 - De-escalation: Principles and Practices for Responders
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E10 - Performing RAIDS to predict PTSD: A rapid, practical assessment of risk
  • 8:00am – 10:00am EST
    E11 - Hate-Driven Critical Incidents: Ensuring Diversity & Cultural Competence in Responses
  • 10:00am – 10:30am EST
    Beverage Break
  • 10:00am – 10:30am EST
    ICISF Book Store Signing
  • 10:00am – 10:30am EST
    Pillars of Wellness - Social
  • 10:15am – 10:45am EST
    ICISF Book Store Signing
  • 10:30am – 11:45am EST
    GS VI - *General Session VI
  • 10:30am – 11:45am EST
    GS VI-1 - 50 Years of CISM
  • 10:30am – 11:45am EST
    GS VI-2 - Life After the Pulse Incident
  • 11:45am – 1:15pm EST
    Lunch (on own)
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
    L&L B - Lunch & Learn B: An open discussion/Q&A with ICISF Co-Founder Dr. George Everly JR
  • 12:45pm – 1:15pm EST
    ICISF Book Store Signing
  • 1:15pm – 1:45pm EST
    ICISF Book Store Signing
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm EST
    F1 - 1-2-3 Resiliency
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm EST
    F2 - Leveraging Strategic Partnerships in Critical Incident Stress Management Response
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm EST
    F3 - Under Stress & Overwhelmed - Lessons Learned from First Responders with PTSD
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm EST
    F4 - Supporting Stressed-Out Kids: Everyday Activities to Purposefully Build Resilience
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm EST
    F5 - The Pain of Pain- from Hurting to Healing
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm EST
    F6 - Integrating Peer Support into Fire Department Operations
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm EST
    F7 - Post Action Staff Support: A Suggested Structure- Part 1 of 2
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm EST
    F8 - Everything I Know About Being a Chaplain I Learned from my K9
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm EST
    F9 - The Indianapolis FedEx Mass Casualty Event
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm EST
    F10 - Adaptations of CISM: Why We Do What We Do When We Do It
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G1 - Post Action Staff Support: A Suggested Structure - Part 2
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G2 - Toxic Wellness and How to Avoid It
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G3 - Crisis Response to COVID - Singapore
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G4 - Body Based Interventions: The Non-verbal De-escalation
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G5 - Diagnosing Retaliation: Overcoming the Psychosocial Impacts of a Hostile Work Environment
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G6 - The Importance of Psychological Body Armor™: What we have learned over the past 4 years
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G7 - "I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become', power of needs in PFA (Ukraine war)
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G8 - Five Years Later - When the Chaplain Needs a Chaplain
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G9 - Critical Incident Response Team K-9's
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G10 - The Power of Purpose: Strategic Planning and Use of CISM on the College Campus
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
    G11 - Retirement Can Be a Challenge
  • 3:30pm – 3:50pm EST
    Beverage Break
  • 3:50pm – 4:30pm EST
    Closing Remarks
  • 3:50pm – 4:30pm EST
    GS VII - General Session VII
  • 3:50pm – 4:30pm EST
    GS VII-2 - Closing Remarks
  • 3:50pm – 4:30pm EST
    GS VII-3 - Closing Remarks