|Jake D. Steele interviews George W. Doherty on disasters, the community response, the roles of first responders, Disaster Mental Health Services and Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) responders and teams. We talk about each of these and their roles in responding to the needs of both victims and disaster workers. This includes discussion about war, terrorism and follow-up responses by mental health professionals. Doherty is the author of the new textbook Crisis Intervention Training for Disaster Workers: An Introduction.||
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|George Doherty has held positions as counselor/therapist, Masters Level psychologist, consultant, educator, disaster mental health specialist and is a former U.S. Air Force Officer. He is President of O`Dochartaigh Associates since 1985. President & CEO. George is also the founder of the Rocky Mountain Region Disaster Mental Health Institute.|