Dan DeGryse, director of Rosecrance Florian Program and battalion chief of the Chicago Fire Department, will participate in the 5th annual Kennedy Forum Meeting as moderator for a roundtable discussion on “Supporting First Responders.”
The 5th annual Kennedy Forum Meeting takes place on June 11 at the Chicago Cultural Center .
DeGryse has over 29 years of experience as a firefighter with the Chicago Fire Department, serving as an officer for 23 of them. He presently holds the rank of battalion chief/EMT. DeGryse has extensive clinical experience providing individual, group and family therapy with both adults and adolescents in the area of addiction and mental health issues. He is a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP), a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC), a Certified Labor Assistance Professional (LAP-C), a Certified ARISE Interventionist (CAI) and holds advanced training in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM).