EMDR Early Intervention Series
Starting and maintaining a community response network (CRN) is rewarding and time consuming. Whether you are a volunteer nonprofit or a for profit organization, you don’t need to reinvent the wheel. Advanced planning facilitates a stronger response, healthier team and sustainability of your organization. This presentation will provide you with the nuts and bolts of organizing a CRN for disaster or crisis situations. Topics include: knowledge and how to integrate with a broad range of community, national, state and local organizations engaged in the response; identify a comprehensive assessment to consider when creating a disaster response team including the the leadership structure; recognize the clinical components of your team including early intervention knowledge and skills, EMDR early intervention, and systematic use of protocols. A discussion of lessons learned from established CRNs may assist you in avoiding the same mistakes. This is a roadmap for building and maintaining your response team.
- Participants will be able to identify the components of a disaster; knowledge of federal, state, county & city level disaster response organizations; & ways to be recognized as a member of the response team.
- Participants will be able to identify a comprehensive assessment to consider when creating a disaster response team ie TRN, CRT, OR CRN.
- Participants will be able to recognize the clinical components of your team; leadership, EI knowledge and skills, systematic use of protocols and lessons learned.
Regina Morrow Robinson, Ed.S., LMFT, LMHC, NCC
Regina “Reg” Morrow Robinson, Ed.S., LMFT, LMHC, NCC is an EMDRIA Virtual Basic, and EMDR R-TEP/G-TEP Trainer. She contributed to the development of Orlando’s EMDRIA Regional Network and TRN. Reg was a co-presenter at the EMDR Early Intervention Summit focused on building Community Response Networks (CRNs). Reg is the Coordinator of Elan Shapiro’s R&G International Network of Trainers and Researchers. Reg wrote Levels of Care for the Coronavirus in M Luber’s (ed.), EMDR Resources in the Era of COVID-19. She co-developed the Core Competencies of EMDR Therapy and presented on consultation. Her current efforts are focused on the book Group EMDR.
Terry Becker-Fritz, MS, RN, CS, NP
Terry Becker-Fritz, MS, RN, CS, NP is a Nurse Practitioner who is a Consultant & former Trainer. She has presented at past EMDRIA conferences. Terry is the Executive Chair of the Virginia Community Response Network, a non profit organization of EMDR therapists dedicated to responding to disasters & traumatic events in VA. She helped create the organization, has responded onsite & virtually to numerous disasters, & works with the state & local disaster response organizations. Terry serves on the leadership of the national Community Response Network assisting TRN’s, TRT’s, & CRN’s nationally to create & stabilize their organizations.
EMDR International Association
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Morrow Robinson, R., & Becker-Fritz, T. (2022, September 13). EEI Series: Nuts & Bolts of Organizing & Sustaining a Disaster Response Team [Online Course]. EMDR International Association. https://www.pathlms.com/emdria/courses/60474