I spoke with Margo ("Maggie") Silberstein, Ed.D. who is a clinical psychologist in private practice in W DC and is a longtime board member of the Capital Area Crisis Response Team (CACRT).
She is a crisis trainer for CACRT which is the local chapter of the National Organization for Victim Assistance.
Periodically NOVA sponsors 40 hour training that will provide certification in crisis response.
Once you have completed this training you are eligible to become a member of CACRT
and you will be called in on local crises first and then on national ones.
We reviewed our experiences at the Armory
explained there is "always a high level of frustration trying to get in there and do something.