Jason Maffia, M.A., B.C.E.T.S.

  • Health Services Administrator Queens Private Correctional Facility
  • Mental Health Professional, Nassau County Critical Incident Stress Management Team
  • Team Coordinator,NYC REMSCO Critical Incident Response Team


Jason Maffia is the Health Services Administrator at Queens Private Correctional Facility. Jason holds a Masters Degree in Psychology as well as the designation of Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress, Diplomat, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. Mr. Maffia is also Board Certified in Emergency Crisis Response, Certified in Acute Traumatic Stress Management and Certified in Health Counseling.

Jason is a mental health professional and team coordinator with the Regional EMS Council of New York City Critical Incident Response Team, as well as a mental health professional with the Nassau County Critical Incident Stress Management Team. As a member of these teams, Jason has provided group and individual crisis intervention for fire services, EMS and pre hospital care providers affected by tragedy or disaster.

Workshops, Presentations and Seminar Topics

Queens Private Correctional Facility

Critical Incident Stress Management Program and Team Development: Comprehensive Acute Traumatic Stress Management

Developed and implemented CISM Program and Trained Staff for CISM Team using the CATSM model.

ICISF 9th World Congress: The Effectiveness of Critical Incident Stress Debriefing in the Reduction of PTSD

This presentation will evaluate the conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of the effectiveness of critical incident stress debriefing as a means of reducing psychological morbidity following traumatic exposure.

International Interdisciplinary Conference on Emergencies: An Organizational Approach to Work Related Trauma and Recovery

This presentation adopts an organizational psychological approach to work related trauma and recovery. It explores the theoretical nature of work related traumatic stress and the context within which reactions occur and recovery takes place. Organizational influences on response are identified and used to tentatively offer explanations for the effectiveness of debriefing. General conclusion regarding the implications for intervention effectiveness and prevention are discussed.

Rocky Mountain Region National Disaster Mental Health Conference
Compassion Fatigue: The Cost of Caring

The emotional aspects of traumatic events are often ignored in professional helpers who are involved in intervention immediately after and following a disasterwith victims of emotional trauma. There is a growing body of theoretical and empirical literature that recognizes that engaging in therapeutic work with trauma survivors can and does impact the professional involved. It explores a theoreti cal model that accounts for and predicts the emergence of compassion stress and compassion fatigue among professionals working with traumatized people and to explicate the principals associated with accurate diagnosis,assessment, research,treatment and prevention of compassion fatigue.

Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey
Critical Incident Stress Management Program Development
Acute Traumatic Stress Management.
Trained staff in ATSM Model, Developed CISM Team

Following is a partial list of organizations with whom Jason Maffia has interviewed, consulted or trained:

The Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey

Queens Private Correctional Facility

AHRC of Nassau County



Jason Maffia
Fee and Contact Information

United States fee:
Please call
International fee:
Please call
Keynote fee:
Please call

Jason Maffia travels from:
New York


For more information
please telephone: