World Congress


Experience a whole new World Congress with more opportunities to
Engage, Learn, Share.
 This theme doesn’t just summarize the
13th World Congress on Stress, Trauma and Coping mission and purpose -
It also describes the atmosphere we’re striving to create:
an environment where solutions are evolving to deal with the ongoing challenges facing crisis interventionists.

We invite you to share in our efforts to demonstrate the impact that enhanced quality can have on our agencies, organizations, businesses, communities, and our world. The 13th World Congress Program Planning Committee is reviewing diverse and dynamic proposals in all focus areas:

Emergency Services and Public Safety

Disaster Response

Faith Based Applications

Family, Children and Schools

Healthcare Settings

Industry / Corporate / EAP

Military / Veterans

Research / Innovations

Specialty Populations

Team Development and Sustainability


Who Attends:

Disaster & first response support agencies

Law-enforcement/corrections/security professionals

Fire Fighters/EMTs/Paramedics

Communications/dispatch personnel

Military personnel/Veterans & support agencies

Homeland security personnel

Emergency operations administrators/managers

Healthcare professionals & administrators

Educators/school staff/administrators

Psychiatrists/Psychologists/Social workers/Counselors

Employee assistance professionals

Chaplains/clergy/faith-based providers

Humanitarian Aid Workers

Commercial & industrial organization employees

Airline & other transportation industry personnel

Employee representative organizations

Victim’s advocates

Risk Managers

Policy Makers of all disciplines

The World Congress offers presentations appropriate for those just beginning their exploration of the field of crisis intervention, as well as those already serving on CISM or crisis intervention teams.

286 days until the 13th World Congress!