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|About||As crises and disasters become epidemic, the need for effective crisis response capabilities becomes obvious. Crisis intervention trainings recommended.|
Peter Volkmann, MSW graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Mercy College and received his Masters in Social Work from Fordham University. Peter is the regional liaison coordinator for NY, NJ and Puerto Rico as well as representative to the United Nations for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) in Ellicott City, MD. Because of his vast experience in the different rescue fields and the social work profession, Peter is utilized as a crisis interventionist and trainer for rescue departments, government municipalities, schools, and corporate organizations around the United States who have experienced traumatic events. Peter has been featured as an expert on stress for Dateline (NBC),Discovery Channel, MSNBC, and Law Enforcement Television Network (LETN). Peter developed “Law Enforcement Perspectives Course for CISM Enhancement” which is an approved course of ICISF. He has trained and assisted the start up of numerous critical incident response teams throughout the United States.
Peter is a retired police officer and emergency medical technician with the Town of Ossining, New York Police Department. He is now Chief of Police for Stockport and Chatham, New York Police Departments as well as NYS Zone 14 Police Academy Director. He considers his greatest law enforcement accomplishment being a first responder on 9-11-01 to the World Trade Center Disaster. Peter is a Member of the Board for Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene. Peter is also a motivational speaker and has been honored to speak before schools, businesses, federal, state, local EMS and law enforcement personnel, as well as, military personnel and their families.
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** Basic Group Crisis Intervention
** Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support
** Advanced Concepts in CISM
** Psychological Impact of Terrorism and Disasters
** Law Enforcement Perspectives for CISM Enhancement
** Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Postvention
** From Trauma to Addictions
** Strategic Planning for Crisis Intervention
* Back Pocket Skills for Life
* Post Action Staff Support
* Biology of Crisis
* Mental Health Back Pocket Skills
* Wellness for First Responders
* Contemporary Issues in Children's Mental Health
* Understanding Mental Illness Without the "Psychobabble"
* Violence in the Workplace
+ ASAP - Active Shooter Action Plan
**International Critical Incident Foundation, Inc. Approved Courses
Active Shooter Action Plan Training
This interactive training provides participants with practical skills to enhance survival during an active shooter incident. Important concepts about active shooters is addressed during this training. Prepare yourself and others ASAP and know what to do.
*Active Shooter Statistics
*Understanding the Mind in Crisis
*Situational Awareness Survival Skills
*Run, Hide, and Protect Practical Skills
*Post Action Staff Support
The training was developed in collaboration with the University at Albany Center for Public Health Preparedness