NAIROBI CENTER FOR CRISIS MANAGEMENT
Phone: 0707 721 890 (Kenya), 216-291-8817/Fax:216-291-8827 (USA) [email protected]
Trainings & Consultations (Available )
Course 1: Psychological First Aid
Course 2: Drivers' Intervention Program (improve Road Safety)
Able Counseling & Associates, Inc.,(ACA Inc.) is a leading provider of crisis management services in the United States of America. ACA, Inc. has teamed up with local professionals in Kenya to establish, The Nairobi Center for Crisis Management will serve Africa's critical incident & disaster challenges by providing disaster management readiness training and response. The Nairobi center is equipped to serve individual, corporate, governmental (national and county) disaster management challenges.
NCCM is ready to provide training in psychological first aid to cities, counties, states in an emergency by employing the RAPID model: Reflective listening, Assessment of needs, Prioritization, Intervention, and Disposition. Utilizing the RAPID model (Reflective listening, Assessment of needs, Prioritization, Intervention, and Disposition). Our experts addresses perspectives on injuries and trauma that are beyond physical. The RAPID model is applicable and effective in public health settings, the workplace, the military, faith-based organizations, mass disaster venues, and in more commonplace critical events, e.g., when used after the psychological aftermath of accidents, robberies, suicide, homicide, or community violence. RAPID model has been found effective in promoting personal and community resilience.
Available for immediate use is widely utilized evidence based drivers’ intervention program to reduce traffic accidents that research show threatens investments and economic growth. A research study (Odero, 1995) indicate main causes as follows, (1) speeding and perilous overtaking, (2) alcohol and drug abuse, (3) driver negligence and poor driving standards, (4) vehicle overload, (5) poor maintenance of vehicles, (6) bad roads and hilly terrain, (7) negligence of pedestrians, and (8) distraction of drivers (e.g., speaking on cell phones). The study found that 85% of accident were due to behavioral factors and the vehicle Pedestrian collisions were most severe.
Finally, Nairobi Center is equipped to provide business organizations, Institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations the necessary tools to manage crisis or disasters. The ACA Inc. in collaboration with THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF EXPERTS IN TRAUMATIC STRESS AND THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR CRISIS MANAGEMENT is proud to provide research based training and consultation to meet disaster readiness and critical incident response challenges.Training & Consulting Services (large and small disasters) is available to address crisis related to businesses, institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations. We train, manage and coordinate disaster response services pre and post disaster emergency, and in coordination with other agencies. Our disaster management trainings employ the latest research and expertise on critical Incident management training. Our trainers place focus on a thorough understanding of Incident Information Operations components as listed:
System Operations Coordination
Damage assessment coordination
Role of Red Cross and other responders
Coordination with hospitals, morgues
Transportation & telecommunication coordination
Pastoral/Spiritual care coordination
Risk management coordination
Psychological first aid/critical debriefing services coordination
Assessment of disaster readiness (resources, assets, personnel, facilities)