Malcolm McNeill is a psychological assistant and ACIPN CISM Coordinator who has dedicated his focus of study to the wellbeing and resilience training of public safety personnel.
Malcolm holds a B.Sc. (Hon) in Psychology. He is an ICISF Approved Instructor for courses “Assisting Individuals in Crisis” and “Group Crisis Intervention”. Malcolm has completed his Certificate in Critical Incident Stress Management (CCISM) at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Maryland and is a CISM Network Coordinator for the Alberta Critical Incident Provincial Network, supporting seven CISM teams in the areas of first responder, hospital and corporate based.
Malcolm is currently involved in research projects, as the research assistant in collaboration with the University of Regina and involved in another one with the University of Alberta that focus on the impact and effectiveness of mental health and wellness programs for public safety personnel.
In the past 2 years Malcolm has trained over 300 front-line firefighters and 40 leaders in emergency services in CISM Peer Support. Traveling throughout the province of Alberta as part of an initiative to establish the Alberta Critical Incident Provincial Network (ACIPN): a 24/7 peer led/peer driven network of trained peers who are able to provide evidence-informed peer support to those members impacted by the traumatic experiences they are exposed to during the routine course of their operational duties.