This week, 26 mental health professionals became certified volunteers of the Psychotrauma & Crisis Response Unit. The graduate ceremony was held in United Hatzalah’s headquarters.
The guest speaker, Dr. Gila Reish, who is a trauma specialist spoke magnificently reminding all those present about the importance of Psychological First-Aid. In addition, Dr. Gary Quinn, Avi Steinhartz, Miriam Balin, and Riki Rabinowitz, led the auspicious evening and conducted the ceremony. Each graduate received a communication device, vest, and certificate of completion. The graduates were accompanied by friends and family who were amazed to learn about the incredible work the unit performs.