Sense of Contact with the Deceased: Experiences of Police, Fireﬁghters, and Emergency Medical Personnel
Richard E. Kelly, EdD, LCPC
Dr. Kelly, a mental health clinician for 30 years that included
specialized services to emergency service workers and medical personnel, reviews
research on the prevalence of reports by police of possible post-mortem contact at the sites of accidents and
health emergencies. He concludes the session by recommending certain care
considerations for emergency responders who report these experiences.