Pamela G. McMillan
Pam McMillan is the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Program coordinator for the National Park Service (NPS). The CISM Program provides training, education, and intervention services to all park service employees nationwide. Pam manages 65 trained CISM Peer Supporters who assist individuals and park units with crisis intervention and support during critical incidents, traumatic events, and disasters.
She holds an undergraduate degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Oregon, a Master of Arts in Counseling from Lakewood College, and a Master of Pastoral Care and Counseling from Simpson University Graduate School (now the A.W. Tozer Theological Seminary).
Pam serves as a certified instructor with the National Park Service and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation. She teaches a wide range of course including: Stress Management and Resiliency, Group Crisis Intervention, Basic CISM Peer Support, Family Liaison Officer, Managing Your Mental Health During Disaster Response, Suicide Awareness and Prevention, and Resilient Emergency Responders to name a few.
She believes her highest priority is to care for and support the wonderfully diverse and hardworking employees of the NPS and assisting agencies. Pam has been with the NPS for over 30 years and has served in a wide variety of positions including helitack firefighter, laborer, dispatcher, interpreter, and in administration.
Pam is a Licensed Mental Health Professional with a private practice in Estes Park, CO specializing in anxiety, stress, depression, grief, and crisis intervention. Pam and her husband Kevin have been married for over 30 years and have lived in over 14 different NPS units during their careers.