Flashcards in 3512 Stress Management Awareness Response Team (ems Operations) Deck (15):
What policy number is Stress Management Awareness Response Team?
3512 ems operations
Who is responsible for Scheduling the quarterly SMARTeam meetings?
The SMARTeam Coordinator
A meeting to mitigate the residual adverse impact of a critical incident.
A discussion to reduce acute stress and tension levels following a critical incident.
TFD personnel who have attended 16 hours of basic CISM training and remain up-to-date with current CISM standards and practice.
A SMARTeam member who is activated by TFD Fire Communications, a Battalion Chief or another SMARTeam Peer for a specific
Who chooses the smart team coordinator?
The SMARTeam Coordinator shall be chosen by the Assistant Chief of EMS from among the SMARTeam membership.
All SMARTeam members shall?
a. Participate in continuing education and training
b. Attend at least two quarterly SMARTeam meetings each year
SMARTeam members shall decline to participate as SMARTeam Peers
a. S/he is a responder in the critical incident; or
b. His/her objectivity is otherwise compromised to a significant degree by the circumstances of the critical incident and/or his/her personal life?
Interventions may include any or all of the following
a. One-on-one intervention
Attendance at a defusing or debriefing shall be limited strictly to the
a. TFD, CPFR (Central Pierce Fire and Rescue), TPD (Tacoma Police Department) or private ambulance personnel directly involved in
the incident, including Fire Communications and Inspection personnel
b. SMARTeam Peers
c. A mental health professional for a debriefing
A defusing shall take place as soon as possible after the conclusion of a
critical incident, but no later than?
the end of the shift.
A debriefing shall be held as soon as possible after a critical incident, but
no earlier than?
the next shift.
A debriefing shall be led by?
two or more SMARTeam peers with a mental
health professional present.