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About the Instructor

Kevin is the Territorial Disaster Services Coordinator for The Salvation Army in the U.S.A. Central Territory. He is also president and founder of the Institute for Compassionate Care, which is dedicated to consultation, education and direct care. Kevin is a chaplain with the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police, serves as faculty for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, and is an adjunct professor at Olivet Nazarene University. He has extensive training and experience in crisis response, disasters, chaplaincy, pastoral ministries, marriage and family therapy, and social services. As an author and speaker, Kevin teaches broadly on the aforementioned topics. He is author or co-author of The First 48 Hours: Spiritual Caregivers as First Responders, CISM: Grief Following Trauma, CISM: Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disasters, CISM: Spiritual and Psychological First Aid, and CISM: Understanding Suicide: Effective Tools for Prevention, Intervention and Survivor Support.

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