Daniel J. McGuire, FAAETS, CATSM, began his work with the emergency services in 1979 as an Emergency Medical Technician, responding to all types of emergency requests.
Mr. McGuire has been in the emergency services for more than 25 years and comes with an extensive background in comprehensive training and consultation programs that specialize in Responder Wellness, CISM, and Line of Duty Death programs for the emergency services (Fire, EMS, Air Medical Services, and Law Enforcement).
Mr. McGuire is a Fellow, the Regional Training Coordinator, and a member of the Professional Advisory Board of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress (www.aaets.org), and a longtime member of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (www.icisf.org).
Mr. McGuire is a past chief of 4 years; an instructor of Line of Duty Death Pre-planning, Acute Traumatic Stress Management, CISM and Emergency Responder Wellness at the New York State Academy of Fire Sciences in Montour Falls, NY, and the Monroe County Public Safety Training Academy in Rochester, NY; a member of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs; a consultant to the Fire and Emergency Training Network, Dallas TX; board certified in Critical Incident Stress Management and Acute Traumatic Stress Management; and is the President and Senior Consultant of CISM Perspectives, Inc., a nationally known and respected training and consulting practice in Rochester, NY.
Mr. McGuire has presented these authoritative line of duty death and emergency responder wellness programs at regional, national and international conferences to a wide variety of Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, and other Public Safety audiences.
While working at Eastman Kodak Company, he helped design and implement the first corporate-based CISM team for a Fortune 500 company. The team provided workplace debriefings and defusings, as well as critical incident stress pre-education programs to managers, supervisors, and Kodak’s Human Resources department.
In addition to his board certifications in critical incident and acute traumatic stress management, Mr. McGuire holds an AAS degree in Human Behaviors & Marketing Management from Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY.