1. What are the various types of critical incidents that can be encountered by a community? What are the physical effects of critical incidents on victims, first responders, and communities? What is the financial impact on a community after a critical incident?
2. What is the psychological effect of critical incidents on victims and their families directly impacted by such traumatic events? What techniques can first responders employ to help mitigate these effects if any?
3. What are the societal effects of critical incidents and traumatic events? Do these incidents only affect the community directly impacted or does the impact spread to other communities?