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Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

The Human Side of Emergency Preparedness

To prevent a workplace disaster, your company may utilize a security system, install fire alarms, provide safety training, or offer education on anger management.  But if a disaster does occur, is your company prepared to deal with the emotional injury that employees suffer?

All disasters can not be prevented, but CONCERN: EAP is prepared to respond when a stressful event impacts employees in the workplace.

Workplace situations that warrant Critical Incidence Stress Debriefing include:

  • Robbery or attempted robbery
  • Unexpected death by suicide, murder or accident
  • Critical injury or illness in an employee
  • Disturbing customer interaction
  • Accidental fire or arson
  • Domestic violence and its spill-over into the workplace
  • Illegal activity such as embezzlement or theft
  • Sudden and unexpected employee termination
  • Major change in company policy or organizational structure
  • Natural disaster
  • Kidnapping or hostage situation

For More Information

Contact Janie Chappell, Manager of Community Services and Business Development for Deaconess Cross Pointe and Deaconess CONCERN EAP, at  812/471-4521 or