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Mgr. Jana Majzlíková
A psychologist specialized in the psychology of crises and emergency situations. Since 2006, she has been working at the psychology department of the Fire Rescue Service of the Usti Region. She lectures „Psychology of Amateur Rescuers“ for Junák – association of boy and girls scouts. She cooperates with the Dlouha cesta z.s. (and The Compassionate Friends) on the project „Worldwide Candle Lighting“. Earlier, she had worked at Aftercare Centre in Decin in the area of drug services. A member of: chairman of the working group for the Psychology of Crisis, Catastrophes and Trauma with the Czech-Moravian Psychological Society (Českomoravská psychologická společnost), member of The PANEL of humanitarian organizations of Usti Region and Decin.
Contacts: psychologické pracoviště Hasičského záchranného sboru Ústeckého kraje (Psychology Department of the Fire Rescue Service of the Usti Region), Horova 1340/10, 400 01 Ústí nad Labem; telephone: +420 950 430 160; e-mail: jana.majzlikova(at)ulk.izscr.cz
PhDr. Štěpán Vymětal, Ph.D.
A psychologist is an expert in forensic psychology, crisis, disaster and trauma psychology, psychosocial crisis assistance, and crisis management. He has been published (Crisis and risk communication, Tragedies and journalists, Field crisis work etc.); cooperates with domestic and international expert working groups (EU projects: NMFRDisaster, EUTOPA, TENTS, EUNAD); lectures at Charles University (Crisis and disaster psychology); and prepares Czech diplomats, police officers and Czech airlines staff for crisis work. He is experienced in the coordination and provision of psychosocial crisis assistance to those directly affected persons in the Czech Republic or abroad. He is psychologist at the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic (MoI) – Security Policy Dpt., Security Threats and Crisis Management Unit. He is responsible for the development of crisis and disaster psychology as well as the psychology of crisis management in relation to Integrated Rescue System (IRS). He is is an officially appointed expert in the field of psychology of crisis, disaster and terrorism. He is a memeber of presidium of the Czech Association of Forensic Psychologists, member of Ethical Commision and task force on Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Psychology of The Czech-Moravian Psychological Society. He is a member of Psychosocial task force of World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine and peer reviewer of Journal of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine.
Contacts: oddělení bezpečnostních hrozeb a krizového řízení, odbor bezpečnostní politiky, Ministerstvo vnitra ČR (The Ministry of the Interior), Nad Štolou 3, 170 34, Praha 7; telephone: +420 974 832 385; e-mail: stepan.vymetal(at)mvcr.cz
PhDr. Zuzana Dittrichová
A psychologist specialized in the psychology of crices and emergency situations. She worked as a psychologist of the Fire Rescue Service of the Central Bohemia Region, since 2009 she has been working at the Ministry of the Interior, the General Directorate of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic as a head psychologist – methodologist. She cooperates externally e.g. with the department of psychology of the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University in Prague and with the Institute for Crisis Management of the University of Economics in Prague. She participates in the preparation of various professions in the government sector. She cooperates with the ICIFS (International Critical Incident Stress Foundation) on the education of psychologists of the FRS CR. Furthermore, she cooperates with researchers in the projects focused on the psychology of emergency situations and of psychosocial crisis assistance (BeSeCu, EUTOPA-IP, EUNAD). A member of: working group for the creation of Standards for Psychosocial Crisis Assistance.
Contacts: psychologické pracoviště Ministerstva vnitra – generální ředitelství Hasičského záchranného sboru ČR (Psychology Department of the Ministry of the Interior-The Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic), Kloknerova 26, 148 01 Praha 414; telephone: +420 950 819 807; e-mail: zuzana.dittrichova(at)grh.izscr.cz
PhDr. Lukáš Humpl
A clinical psychologist specialized in the psychology of crises and emergency situations. He worked in the health services as a rescuer and operator of emergency telephone numbers of the rescue services and as a psychologist in the Silesian Hospital in Opava. Since 2005, he has been working as a clinical psychologist of the Health Rescue Services of the Moravskoslezsky Region and as a spokesman of this organization and as a guarantor of the System of Psychosocial Intervention Services of the Czech Republic. He participates in preparation of interventionists and their introduction to practice in the area of health services; he externally collaborates with the National Centre for Nursing, the Silesian University and Ostrava University. Member: Association of Clinical Psychologists.
Contacts: Zdravotnická záchranná služba Moravskoslezského kraje (Health Rescue Services of the Moravskoslezsky Region), Výškovická 2995/40, 700 30 Ostrava-Zábřeh, telephone: +420 553 777 706, e-mail: lukas.humpl(at)zzsmsk.cz
PhDr. Hedvika Boukalová, PhD.
A psychologist specialized in the area of the social and forensic psychology. Since 2005, she has been working at the psychology department of the Charles University in Prague. She participates in international projects focused on the psychology of emergency situations and of the psychosocial crisis assistance (EUTOPA-IP, EUNAD). She engages in other projects, e.g. research project in the area of the forensic psychology supported by the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic. She works as a voluntary consultant in the White Circle of Safety with crime victims and their close ones. She also worked as a consulting psychologist and therapist in the Centre for Drug Prevention and Crisis Assistance in Kladno. Member: the presidium of the Association of Forensic Psychologists; the committee of the Czech Criminology Society.
Contacts: Katedra psychologie Filozofické fakulty Univerzity Karlovy v Praze (Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University in Prague), Nám. J. Palacha 2, 116 38 Praha 1; telephone: +420 221 619 675; e-mail: hedvika.boukalova(at)ff.cuni.cz
Mgr. Michaela Kvasničková
A psychologist of Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. She worked in the field of telephonic crisis intervention – Safety Line, Crisis Centre RIAPS. Member of: Post-traumatic intervention team of the Czech Police (Prague district).
Contacts: Oddělení personálního rozvoje a psychologických služeb, Odbor personální, Ministerstvo vnitra ČR (Division of human resources development and psychology services, Human Resources Department, Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic), Na Pankráci 72, 140 21 Prague 4; phone: +420 974 849 812; e-mail: michaela.kvasnickova(at)mvcr.cz
Mgr. Barbora Balková
A psychologist in a postgraduate specialized education programme of clinical psychologists with interest in psychotherapy of trauma and PTSD. From 2014 to 2016, she worked as a psychologist with the Ministry of the Interior – General Directorate of Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic where she participated in planning the course of action and setting obligatory procedures of the psychological service of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic and cooperated with coordinators of Czech and also international projects focused on the psychology of emergency situations (e.g. EUNAD, project of the Council of Europe focused on people with special needs etc.)
Contacts: Psychiatric hospital Kosmonosy, Lípy 15, 293 06 Kosmonosy; phone: + 420 778 442 402, email: barbora.balkova(at)pnkosmonosy.cz
Mgr. Martina Wolf Čapková
Mgr. Gabriela Dymešová