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About Me
I am a CRISIS INTERVENTION SPECIALIST. I am an ICISF approved instructor for 11 of the ICISF CISM courses. As well, I train Crisis/Trauma Chaplains to work in the field and with First Responders. I respond to man made events and natural disasters nationally.
I have a K-9 partner who also assists me in all of my responses.
Where Do You Live Now? (City, State)
I live in the Detroit Metro area
However I teach and respond nationally.
What Branch Of Public Safety Are You?
Civilian
Rank/Position
Colonel
I also am the founder/President of my non profit
C.R.I.S.I.S. Critical Response In Stress Incident Situations
Certifications
CERTIFICATIONS
Melinda (Mindy) Albright CCISM, C.E.C.R., D.A.A.E.T.S., CCRC,
FBI
FBI Hostage Negotiations School
FBI Citizen’s Academy
FBI Citizen’s Academy Alumni Association
Public Agency Training Council
Certified Hostage Negotiator 1, 2, & 3 Responding to Veterans & Police Officers in Crisis
Madonna University
CPS-4260 Chaplaincy
Pastoral Counseling-Hospice 6/24/2006
12/11/2015 6/2/2010 Life Member
6/2015 9/2016
Macomb Community College Criminal Justice Training Center Public Service Police Chaplain Academy 3/15/2011
American Academy of Experts in Trauma and Stress Diplomate with AAETS (D.A.A.E.T.S.)
Certification in Emergency Crisis Response (C.E.C.R.)
American Association of Christian Counselors Board of Christian Trauma and Crisis Response – CCRC
Board Certified Crisis Response Chaplain-Advanced 5/13/2010
President’s Volunteer Service Award GOLD AWARD
4/2017 2/2017
2012
TEEX Domestic Preparedness Campus
MRTBI -New Mexico Tech Medical Preparedness for Terrorist Bombing Incidents
6/25-26 /2012 IRTB -New Mexico Tech Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (Train the Trainer) 7/16-20/2012
PRSBI- Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents 2/ 11-15/ 2013
TEEX Domestic Preparedness Campus DHS/FEMA Certified Online Training
Class: AWR 111 (002a AWR-110) - Basic EMS Concepts for WMD Incidents 7/2/2012
Class: WMD 006a (006)-(MGT-100) NEW WMD Incident Management/Unified Command Concept 7/6/2012
Naloxone 101 Training Certified to administer
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
10/27/2017
1/16-18/2008 1/16-18/2008
1/20/2008
ICISF ICISF ICISF
Group Crisis Intervention
Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support Advanced Group Crisis Intervention
ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF
Advanced Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Trauma Best Training Practices for the CISM Instructor Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Postvention Strategic Response to Crisis
4/10/2014 4/16/2008 9/23/2008
4/23/2012
9/20/2012 9/20/2012
8/31/2013
Grief Following Trauma
LODD
Law Enforcement Perspectives for CISM Enhancement
Specialized Training Certification- Emergency Services
Specialized Training Certification – Spiritual Care
Pastoral Crisis Intervention 1 and 2
Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disasters
Domestic Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction: A CISM Perspective
Suicide Awareness: An Introduction for Crisis Responders 1/2016
Callahan TechniquesTM Approved TFT Algorithm Training 6/2016
Callahan Techniques® Thought Field Therapy Intermediate Causal Diagnostic Training 10/2016 Spiritual & Psychological First Aid 10/25/2017
Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disasters 09/23/2013
Resilience Training: Psychological Survival Skills for Before, During, and After Crises 6/10/2016 Understanding Suicide: Effective Tools for Prevention, Intervention and Survivor Support 4/2018
ICISF CISM CERTIFICATION –University of Maryland –Baltimore
ICISF CCISM Certification University of Maryland Approved ICISF Instructor
6/2015
4/1/2011 9/28/2010 7/17/2011 4/11/2012
12/6-7/2014
ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF ICISF
Group Crisis Intervention
Individual Crisis Intervention & Peer Support
GRIN combination 3 day class
Advanced Group Crisis Intervention
Advanced Assisting Individuals & Peer Support
Grief Following Trauma
Pastoral Crisis Intervention 1 & 2
Suicide Awareness
Spiritual & Psychological First Aid
Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disasters
Law Enforcement Perspective for CISM Enhancement
Approved Instructor Program Approved Instructor Program Approved Instructor Program Approved Instructor Program
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FEMA FEMA FEMA FEMA FEMA FEMA FEMA FEMA FEMA FEMA FEMA FEMA
IS 100 IS200 IS700 IS800. B
IS007 IS809 IS907
IS 022 IS230 IS292
IS-10.A
Introduction to the Incident Command System
ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
National Incident Management System (NIMS) an Introduction National Response Framework, an Introduction
A Citizen's Guide to Disaster Assistance
Emergency Support Function (ESF) #9 Search and Rescue
Active Shooter
In Depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness
Principles of Emergency Management
Disaster Basics
Animals in Disasters: Awareness and Preparedness
1/24/2008 1/25/2008 2/20/2008
2/21/2008 9/24/2009 10/23/2009
9/12/2012 4/16/2009 4/17/2009 4/17/2009

FEMA MSP FEMA
IS 317 Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams –CERT 09/3-4/09
CERT Train the Trainer VTTX series Psychology of Disaster
09/22-23/09 7/28/2015
3/29/2012 11/10/2016
C.O.P.S.
Traumas of Law Enforcement
National Conference on Law Enforcement Wellness and Trauma
American Medical Association AMA, Basic Disaster Life Support
AMA, Advanced Disaster Life Support
AMA, SALT – Mass Casualty Triage Training
American Red Cross Psychological First Aid
Foundations of Disaster Mental Health
FIRST AID
CPR & AED Current
2/27/2009
5/28/2009 recertification 6/2014
5/19/2014
4/2012 –update 2016 2/2013
Department of Homeland Security
DHS Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) (IS-317) 9/4/2009 DHS/MSP CERT Train the Trainer 9 /22-23/2010
National Association Search Dog Network/Chippewa Co. Sheriff Dept.
K-9 SAR School
AKC PAL
AKC CGC TEST
AKC CGC Advanced Test AKC CGC Evaluator
Billy Graham Evangelical Association Rapid Response Disaster Chaplain
Sharing Hope in Crisis
9/20/91
2/8/2018 4/11/2018 4/15/2018
2007 2016
American Association of Christian Counselors Board of Christian Trauma and Crisis Response – CCRC
Board Certified Crisis Response Chaplain-Advanced 5/13/2010
ASIST
Suicide Certification 7/11/2010
California Specialized Training Institute/ Governor’s OES Hazardous Materials course- Incident Command 3/27/2009
Hazardous Materials course- First Responder/Operations 3/26/2009 Hazardous Materials course- Incident Commander-WMD 3/24/2009

Hazardous Materials course- First Responder Awareness-WMD 3/23/2009 Hazardous Materials course- First Responder Operations-Decon 3/21/2009 Hazardous Materials course- First Responder Operations-Destruction 3/23/2009 Haz Mat/WMD Instructor Certification for Trainers 4/9/2009
USAF ECI Courses 1990-1994 ECI 13
Emergency Services Flight Scanner
Flight Mission Observer Security Police
Law Enforcement Specialist SAR Management
Civil Air Patrol- USAFA
CAP-USAFA CAP-USAFA CAP-USAFA CAP-USAFA
Squadron Leadership School Region Staff College MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD GERBER AWARD
Institute for Restorative Practices Restorative Practices
International Fellowship of Chaplains IFOC Sr. Chaplain Ordination
IFOC Suicidology
IFOC Train the Trainer Program IFOC Master Trainer
IFOC Mediation Training
11/4/1990 7/15/1994 2/16/1994
1/23-24/2014
5/1/2006 8/5/2007
8/4 /2007 7/26/2008- 11/2016
8/14/2009
Name Of Station Or Base Of Operations
Farmington Hills, MI
I am on the Board with Oakland County Crisis Response Org.
Civilian Support Team
Faith Based Disaster Relief, Non Profit Disaster Relief, CERT, Volunteers in Police Service, Victim Services, Chaplain Corps
Heroes
C.O.P.S.
Why Did I Join USFRA.org?
Education, Training, Public Safety Community Outreach, Networking, Seeking Civilian Volunteer Opportunities
How Did You Hear About USFRA?
Google, Word of Mouth

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At 3:28pm on October 3, 2019, James Pollard said…

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on ( mr.jamespollard5@gmail.com ) for the full details.
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Greeting Melinda and thank you for joining USFRA! Use main menu near top of page to move through site, forums and groups and don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions. ~ j

 
 
 

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