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Nebraska Emergency Health Systems
    Critical Incident Stress Management Program (CISM)
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The Nebraska Critical Incident Stress Management Program trains volunteers to provide crisis support to reduce the harmful effects of critical incident stress for; law enforcement officers; firefighters; emergency medical services, corrections, hospitals, and emergency management personnel; and dispatchers.
The core functions of the Nebraska Statewide Critical Incident Stress Management Program are:
  1. Recruitment and retention of volunteers (training, continuing education);
  2. Intervention services (defusings, debriefings, referral);
  3. Prevention (education, consult agencies).
An Interagency Management Committee provides overall organization leadership for the statewide CISM Program. The lead agency is the Nebraska Office of Emergency Health Systems. This committee is responsible for the overall planning, program development, and coordination of program and related activities. The CISM Interagency Management Team is made up six members:


NEW!!  Statewide Dispatch Number
Request a Debriefing
When should I call for a debriefing?

 Whenever there has been a situation faced by personnel causing unusually strong emotional reactions that have the potential to interfere with their ability to function during or after the event


The CISM program is authorized by the:


Other resources:


For more information, contact:
Debbie Kuhn
Statewide CISM Program Manager
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: (402) 326-0173
Fax: (402) 742-1140
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