- Provide a comprehensive overview trauma in various forms and how that trauma can clinically, psychologically and operationally impact trauma survivors.
- Describe a trauma team assessment protocol which evaluates simple and complex trauma.
- Discuss possible psychological plans for trauma survivors depending on a crisis care team.
- Discuss working knowledge of the associated trauma symptoms such as guilt, survivor guilt, shame, loss, amnesia, and somatization.
- Describe how to support resilience protocols for first responders and/or individuals in high stress occupations.
About the Speaker
Frank L. Goldstein, PhD: Director, Behavioral Health and Resilience Okaloosa County EMS, Director, Emerald Coast Crisis Stress Team. Senior Clinical Mental Health Specialist, Florida Disaster Medical Response Federal Team, Northwest Florida Regional Medical Response Team and Okaloosa-Walton Medical Reserve Corps. Faculty, Northwest Florida State College Leadership Institute, Niceville, FL, and Graduate Faculty, Forensic Psychology, Marymount University, Arlington, VA. Forty years’ experience as First Responder, Commander (USAF Colonel, Ret.), director, educator, behavioral scientist, clinician, business leader, author and motivational speaker. Skilled in disaster support, crisis and stress management, post-traumatic stress disorders, human sexuality, psychological operations, information operations, human factors profiling (domestic and international), and psychological and analytical research.