Year: 1994 Source: Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., 1994. p.169-174 SIEC No: 19940651

Support is needed for all those affected by a crisis, including those who offer support. This chapter presents The Critical Stress Debriefing (CISB) model. CISB Teams, made up of emergency personnel & mental health professionals who have all completed specialized training, exist across the country. Schools should establish a working relationship with these teams. Team tasks, response protocols & timely deployment of resources are described (96-hour window of opportunity for maximum benefit).