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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
EMT - Paramedic (or Other ALS), Auxiliary/On Scene Support, Driver / Engineer, Other Emergency Services Staff
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
GGD Amsterdam
About Me:
Born in Australia and moved to the Netherlands at the age of 15 and currently living close to Amsterdam.

Ambulance professional as well as dealing with internal and external third parties who come in contact with traumatic stress situations. Based on more than 20 years of experience and training I offer traumatization consultancy sessions in which we discuss what the impact of such a trauma can have and how to deal with it. In sessions directly after an incident with all parties involved I then have singular sessions with people involved in an attempt to prevent an ASS ( acute stress syndrom) into becoming PTSS ( post traumatic stress syndrom) and in doing so enabling people to remain active on the job, shorten the period of stress related abnormalities or offer means to deal with traumatization in a way that is neccesary on a collegue based level.

I also am a qualified Auditor, and Intervisor.
Relationship Status:
In a Relationship

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At 8:40pm on December 7, 2008, ROB ELLIOTT said…
hey roy hows things there much happening your way well i have just left the motorsport fire rescue and now i am with the two following services.
nsw volunteer rescue association and state emergency service and will start in febuary just wondering if you would be intrested in trading patches with me here is my postal address

rob elliott
8 scobie crescent
bellambi nsw 2518
At 7:55pm on October 13, 2008, Leo Cartwright said…
Well A Frankston boy, If you haven't been back, You wouldn't know the place. Theres hardly any land left to build anymore hoses stretch all the way to Lang Warren, Cranbourne, Carrum Downes. Mt Martha and Mt Elisa you couldn't afford a house for under a Million. I cut my teeth in Frankston when I joined the Peninsula Ambulance Service back in 1977. You and your parents may have lived there then? I then spent time at Dandenong Branch until 1986 when I transferred to the Latrobe Valley (Eastern Victoria) where myself and the family have lived ever since.
well Roy Please keep in touch; Leo
At 7:24am on October 11, 2008, Niels Dehaemers said…
Hup Nederland Hup !
At 10:31pm on October 10, 2008, FireCat said…

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