Deepak Prasad

  • Educator - Disaster Management & First Aid Programs
  • Director - First Responders Charitable Society
  • Officer - Federal Law Enforcement

Deepak Prasad, SBStJ, CTR, CTSS, CATSM, B.C.E.C.R. has been providing his fellow Canadians with emergency services since the age of fourteen. His experience varies from first aid/medical first response to critical incident stress management to law enforcement. Deepak is currently a national certified first aid instructor, a medical first responder, educator in the area of disaster health and a federal law enforcement officer. Deepak is a former 911 emergency police dispatcher, and former 911 Emergency Communications acting duty manager and field trainer.

Deepak holds a number of professional certifications and designations with a number of professional regulatory bodies:

. Association of Traumatic Stress Specialist
- Certified Trauma Responder
- Certified Trauma Services Specialist

. American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
- Certification in Acute Traumatic Stress Management

. St. John Ambulance
- General Programs National Instructor
- Advanced Medical First Responder

Deepak has had the opportunity to learn, experience and utilize the skills that he teaches. As a result, Deepak has created his own method of delivery, which ensures students/participants not only learn the material in theory, but are able to practice and perform it when required.

Deepak's motto has been "Infirmis Benigne Facere," Latin for "To Aid Those
In Need."

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Workshops, Presentations and Seminar Topics

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Basic Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Awareness:

We are all afraid of the unknown. Not understanding the «critical incident
stress management» process, can and will deter responders and individuals
form using this valuable tool. Disaster health is critical during disaster
response. All humans have normal reactions to abnormal events. This
2.5-hour program explains the ten step «Mitchell Model,» the benefits of
using the CISM process, how to build resiliency and what an effective
program looks like.

Hours: 2.5

Be Prepared - Understand The System (Information Session):

Are you prepared? We all talk about being prepared for 72 hours, but what
happens during or even after those 72 hours? This course explains the
British Columbia Emergency Response Management System (BCERMS), family
preparedness, emergency social services (ESS) and basic first aid
awareness. This is an awareness program only, but will provide valuable
information to clients about how to prepare for a disaster.

Hours: 2

Safety, Function, Action: Psychological First Aid for Disaster Responders:

SAFETY FUNCTION ACTION for Disaster Responders and Survivors provides a
concise framework for training and delivering psychosocial support to both
disaster responders and disaster survivors. This training combines
elements of psychological first aid and responder resiliency training into
a high-energy operational skills training course. This course was
developed by the Disaster and Extreme Events Preparedness Center, Miller
School of Medicine - University of Miami.

Hours: 7

Other Ways?

There are different ways to deal with a critical incident stress or acute
traumatic stress. This course is based on the «Comprehensive Acute
Traumatic Stress Management (CASTM)» publication of the American Academy
of Experts in Traumatic Stress. This program integrates the ten step
«Mitchell Model» and the Comprehensive Acute Traumatic Stress Management.

Hours: 7

Following is a list of organizations with whom Deepak Prasad has interviewed, consulted or trained:

First Responders - BC

St. John Ambulance Brigade

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

First Responders Charitable Society


Deepak Prasad
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Deepak Prasad travels from:
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