Nashville, Tenn. — The International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) has appointed Becky Stoll, Centerstone Director of Crisis Management Services, to its Board of Directors. Centerstone is the largest behavioral healthcare provider in Tennessee and the ninth largest in the nation. Stoll is the first member of the board appointed from the southern region of the United States.
Stoll’s appointment was announced at the ICISF Ninth World Congress in Baltimore, Md., Feb. 15-18, 2007. Representatives from 18 different countries were present.
“It’s a true honor and privilege to join such a prestigious group of mental health and trauma experts,” said Stoll. “I look forward to assisting the ICISF chart its course for the future.”
The board oversees all business and affairs of the ICISF as it pursues its worldwide mission to prevent and mitigate disabling stress through education and training. As a director, Stoll will serve on committees and help write and secure grants for the organization.
Her 11 years of experience in behavioral healthcare and her passion for stress management made Stoll a perfect fit for this board. She is a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress and a Diplomat of the American Association of Experts in Traumatic Stress. In addition, she is certified in Acute Traumatic Stress Management by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and is certified as a Trauma Specialist by the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists.
In Nashville, she has provided disaster response training to area school districts, banks, businesses, emergency responders and civic groups through Centerstone since 1999. Her clinical expertise includes assessment and diagnosis, individual and family therapy, critical incident stress debriefing, and mental health disaster response.
The International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (www.icisf.org) is a non-profit, open membership foundation dedicated to the prevention and mitigation of disabling stress through the provision of: Education, training and support services for all Emergency Services professions; Continuing education and training in Emergency Mental Health Services for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers and Licensed Professional Counselors; and Consultation in the establishment of Crisis and Disaster Response Programs for varied organizations and communities worldwide. For more information about ICISF, please call (410) 750-9600.