The Public Safety Assistance Network (PSAN) is a newly formed group of mental health professionals in Oregon with experience and expertise in public safety.
Increase awareness & coordination of first responder support resources.
Improve the quality of therapeutic care to first responders
Improve preventative & responsive training & education to first responder agencies
Advocate for first responder wellness initiatives, policies, and legislation.
All mental health professionals associated with PSAN have met stringent requirements to demonstrate and maintain cultural competency in working with and treating emergency professionals and their families
PSAN offers organizational training in peer support, trauma, resilience and leadership.
PSAN professionals respond to critical incidents, including offering debriefings, and crisis negotiation consultations.
PSAN offers oversight of Peer Support/CISM teams and wellness programs.
All professionals listed on this page will be full members of PSAN. Each will need to demonstrate both initial and on-going cultural competence, significant knowledge and experience working with emergency professionals in addition to biennial renewal of these criteria.
Levels of membership are listed along with a brief description and a an application document available to be downloaded
"911, What's Your Emergency?"
For most of us, this is the worst day of our lives. For the first responder, it is something they live every day of their lives.