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Carl Dabadie

A native of Baton Rouge, LA, Chief Carl R. Dabadie, Jr. grew up in Baker, LA. He was educated in the East Baton Rouge Parish Public School System and graduated from Baker High School in 1983, where he lettered in football as a defensive back.

He attended LSU and Arkansas State University which he attended on a football scholarship.

Fate intervened and Chief Dabadie joined The Baton Rouge Police Department in 1985, becoming a second generation police officer after his father, Lt. Carl Dabadie, Sr. was killed in the line of duty in 1984.

Chief Dabadie has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in law enforcement, representing the very best of the blue. Rock steady, dependable and loyal, Chief has served The Baton Rouge Police Department for more than 30 years in various, command positions, including Director of Training, Assistant Uniform Patrol Commander, Chief of Staff and was appointed Chief of Police in July 2013 by Mayor Melvin “Kip” Holden, after having served as Interim Chief since February 2013. He is a graduate of the esteemed and prestigious FBI National Academy 224th Session and continues to hone his skills through on going training and is committed to current police trends, with a particular commitment to community policing and technology.

He is an ardent supporter of community causes and serves on the Executive Council of Special Olympics Louisiana, helped create Polar Plunge which has locally raised more than $300,000 for Special Olympics and been a part of law enforcement leadership that has worked tirelessly to raise more than $1 million dollars for the children and families of St. Jude. He contributes unselfishly time, talent and treasure to educational and children causes including The Young Leaders Academy of Baton Rouge, Inc. and local youth athletic programs.

Anne Daws-Lazar

Coordinator Washtenaw County CISM team
Washtenaw County Sheriff Emergency Services Division

Anne retired from Ann Arbor Police in 2012 after 25 years as a police and fire dispatcher. She has been a member of the Washtenaw County CISM team since 1995 including being coordinator from 1995-2000 and 2013 – present. Anne was an Adjunct Instructor at MIAT (Michigan Institute of Aviation Technology). Anne became the coordinator for the Washtenaw County CISM team in 2013 and, in her capacity as such, coordinates team activities, markets the team in first responder and community venues and teaches the ICISF Group Crisis Response class.

Tim Dietz

Tim W. Dietz, Captain/Paramedic (retired)
CEO; Behavioral Wellness Resources

Tim W. Dietz, LPC
Capt., Paramedic, (retired)
Founder/CEO; Behavioral Wellness Resources

Tim is an internationally known speaker on staying happy and healthy in the emergency services professions. He is author of the book “Scenes of Compassion.” A Responder’s Guide for Dealing with Emergency Scene Emotional Crisis, and has written several published articles addressing mental health issues in the fire service. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Oregon West Coast Post-Trauma Retreat, and has a small private practice in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley.

Pete Dillenbeck

CIRP Program Director
FedEx Express

Pete Dillenbeck has worked in Flight Operations with FedEx for over 26 years. He is currently a Flight Safety Advisor and Co-Chair of the FedEx/ALPA CIRP Team. He has worked with other airlines through the ALPA CIRP Network since 1995. In 2010, Pete became the first Airline Industry representative to sit on the ICISF Board of Directors. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology from Georgia Tech with a four year NROTC Scholarship. Pete served eight years in the Navy flying anti-submarine P-3 Orions.

Barb Drennan

Woodlands Supervisor
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Employee of the government of British Columbia as a Forest Professional for the past twenty years. Volunteer coordinator and peer with the CISM Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO) program since 1998. Even though forestry is the majority of the background, been involved with numerous CISM interventions. FLNRO CISM team is a volunteer group who are employed as wildfire staff, forest professionals, managers and administrators. The group is ICISF trained and we provide CISM intervention services voluntarily.

Hayden Duggan

President and Founder of the On-Site Academy
On-Site Academy

Hayden A. Duggan, Ed.D. is the President and Founder of the On-Site Academy in Westminster, Massachusetts, a residential trauma treatment and training program for Public Safety Personnel. He is the Team Clinician for the Boston Police Stress Support Unit CISM Team and is the Chief Psychologist for the Boston EMS Peer Support Team. He is the author of two books on crisis intervention and empathy. He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (earning his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Public Practice from the Harvard Graduate School of Education) and a Designated Forensic Psychologist.

John Durkin

John Durkin Ph.D. MBPsS is a Founder-Director of Social Support Systems, a UK-based non-profit organisation promoting human development through peer-support and crisis-intervention. His academic interest in posttraumatic growth emerged out of 17 years as a firefighter and experience in the post-9/11 aftermath with New York’s police and fire departments. Collectively this informed his doctoral thesis investigating the role of social-support in facilitating growth. On PTSD advisory committees to the National Health Service he has pressed for crisis-intervention as the frontline approach to posttraumatic stress ahead of therapy and medication. He has achieved evidence-based status with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for two peer-deliverable approaches to trauma: Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). Dr Durkin is Chair of Research at the Traumatic Incident Reduction Association and an Approved Instructor and Board member of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.


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