The academy is celebrating it 25th anniversary

Members are given the opportunity to achieve Diplomate status with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress or with the National Center for Crisis Management. The Diplomate distinction is a prestigious credential awarded to members that recognizes their experience in working with survivors of traumatic events and/or crisis management, knowledge, training and level of education.

To achieve this credential, members must complete the Application for Diplomate and submit supporting documentation that validates their knowledge, experience, training and education in working with survivors of traumatic events and/or crisis management.

Diplomates may identify themselves using one of the following credentials depending on which organization they achieved their Diplomate status:

Robert J. Miller, M.D., D.A.A.E.T.S.
Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
in collaboration with the National Center for Crisis Management

Robert J. Miller, M.D., D.N.C.C.M.
Diplomate, National Center for Crisis Management
in collaboration with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

THE MISSION OF THE ACADEMY

  • INCREASE AWARENESS

    Increase Awareness of Effects of Traumatic Events and Crisis Situations on Human Functioning  

  • LOOK BEYOND PHYSICAL NEEDS

    Enable Professionals to Look Beyond Physical and Safety Needs and also Address Emergent Psychological Needs

  • ESTABLISH STANDARDS

    Improve the Quality of Support and Intervention and Establish Meaningful Standards Among Professionals Across Disciplines

  • TRAINING AND EDUCATION

    Provide Information and Training through it’s Educational Resource Center and Premier Speakers Bureau

  • SUrVIVOR TO THRIVER

    Ultimately to Assist Victims to Become Survivors and then Thrivers