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Line of Duty Death: Commanding the Unthinkable (HCC-0065)

An interactive and comprehensive one-day program geared specifically at the roles and responsibilities of command staff before, during and following a Line of Duty Death, Suicide or other unexpected death event. Experience based discussion mixed with lessons learned, will help those in leadership positions prepare for what may be the greatest challenge they ever face.

Paul Jockimo is a recognized leader in the field of Critical Incident Stress Management and Line of Duty Death. Formerly with New York City Fire Department, Paul currently works for Westchester County Department of Emergency Services and is the founder/president of Peer Support Networks, Inc. Paul has provided direct intervention services, coordination or consultation to numerous high-impact events to include: Worchester, MA Cold Storage Warehouse Fire (1999); World Trade Center, NY, CISM Support Services (2001-2002); Moody Air Force Base, GA, Downed Aircraft (2003); Hurricane Katrina (2005); Lakewood, WA, Multiple Police Fatality Shooting (2009); Newtown CT School Shooting (2012). The subject of the 1974 book: "Don't Feel Sorry for Paul", he brings his unique life experience to his teaching style.

Category/Level Basic  
Language English 
Date(s)  Fri. Oct 29, 2021 08:30 - 4:30 
Location McDowell Technical Community College - McDowell County
54 College Dr., Marion NC 28752 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By Mountain Healthcare Preparedness Region 
Primary Instructor TBD, To Be Determined 
Course Length 1 day 
Course Hours
Award Credentials
Equivalent Prerequisites

*No prior CISM training required*


For Additional Information

Call 828-257-7712


Maximum Participants 25
# Open Seats 10
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