Crisis Prevention and Intervention
Delaware, USA

Joseph T. DeRanieri is an Assistant Professor of Nursing, certified pediatric nurse (CPN), board certified expert in emergency crisis response (BCECR), and speaker with the National Center for Crisis Management (NCCM). NCCM was established in collaboration with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress (AAETS) to enable caregivers to address emergent psychological needs during and in the aftermath of a crisis. Joe is certified through AAETS with a background spanning the continuum of prevention efforts and crisis assessment and intervention with persons, and sudden traumatic events or violent death in both community-based and professional environments. Joe has over 20 years experience in health care management including director positions in utilization management, educational training, and quality improvement.

Other achievements include developing the first for-profit private duty nursing registry and first day surgical unit in New York City. He is published and lectures on critical incident stress management, workplace violence, and providing support to children and families after terrorist attacks, sudden traumatic loss, employees after suicide of co-workers and establishing a supportive environment in emergency departments for families of murder victims. Joe holds a Master of Science Degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Wilmington College, a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Health Care Administration from New York University, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University. He is completing a Doctorate in Management (DM) at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Colorado Springs.