Our crisis intervention team consists of current and former law enforcement, fire and emergency medical response, dispatch, chaplains, and mental health professionals working together to provide the best options to address critical incidents that affect your agency. If you would like to apply for team membership, please download the application form and return it as directed.
The Downriver Critical Incident Response Team may be activated by contacting the Team Coordinator at (313) 426-2575 or (734) 347-8162. Services are provided free of charge, and meet all requirements of confidentiality as required by PA 40 of 2016. Every department or agency should have this contact information at the ready.
Training is available in critical incident stress management for peer support teams, chaplains, and command staff. All training programs are approved by MCOLES for 302 funding, and many programs are approved by the State 911 Committee and other organizations for funding and/or continuing education credit.
•Line of duty death
•Suicide of a colleague
•Serious work-related injury
•Multi-casualty / disaster / terrorism
•Events with a high degree of threat to personnel
•Significant events involving children
•Events in which the victim is known to personnel
•Events with excessive media interest
•Events that are prolonged with a negative outcome
•Any significantly powerful, overwhelming distressing event
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Obtain a certificate of completion in courses from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, or keep your Critical Incident Stress Management skills sharp or receive an introduction to CISM techniques with these LIVE virtual training sessions via Zoom! Each session will be conducted by David R. Edwards, PhD, CCISM, CTSS* – an Approved Instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation as well as a Certified Trauma Services Specialist. List of topics, dates, costs, and registration links are below: