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Jim Wallace - Chief, Emergency Services

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Donna Carper - Riverside D.A. Family Justice Ctr.

This was one of the toughest workshops I've attended, but very informative and necessary for the work I do with the Red Cross.

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PTSD Can Attack Years Later

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Can you develop Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) months or even years after a traumatic event like 9/11?  Without having shown any previous symptoms?  Studies of World War II veterans and victims of motor vehicle accidents say Yes.

This phenomenon is called "delayed onset PTSD," according to the therapist's diagnostic bible known as the DSM-IV-TR. It states that symptoms first appear at least six months after the traumatic event. That could mean months or even years later. 

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About CRT

The K-LOVE Crisis Response Training (CRT) is about impacting community through Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training and helping to create a network of first responders within the community that will be useful in a time of need or disaster. 

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