Facilitating crisis debriefings for individuals or departments in response to critical incidents.
Building CIT programs through education, advocacy and partnerships.
Providing individualized and group services to help with all concerns faced by first responders.
BluePaz specializes in providing first responder culture specific services and is able to cater to any size department. We understand how difficult it is to build trust, and we hold this value very high as a company.
You can trust us with your training, coaching, or counseling needs. We provide Return to Work Assessments, Fitness for Duty Evaluations (FFDE's) post Officer Involved Shootings (OIS's), Pre-Employment Psychological Evaluations (PEPE's), or other high intensity critical situations. We also assist with Independent Medical Evaluations (IME's) for disability based retirements. In addition, BluePaz provides outstanding Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services to help personnel through difficult work or family stressors.
" Dr. Dara Rampersad is absolutely outstanding! His professional expertise, authentic compassion for others, and ability to connect in the most challenging situations is next level. Dr. Rampersad meets people where they need him most. He continually demonstrates a genuine heart to serve, especially ensuring invaluable care for 1st Responders, their families, and others who have given of themselves for the benefit of others. I recommend Dr. Dara Rampersad at the highest level, and am thankful to have had the opportunity to work/engage with him professionally. Bottom line, Dr. Dara Rampersad is a great human being."- Chief Charles Husted (Ret.)
"I have known Dara for five years and he cares greatly for first responders. I am a Police officer, CIT Officer and Coordinator, and Crisis Negotiator with over thirty years of service and I highly recommend Dr. Rampersad."- Deputy Chief Shaun McColgan (Ret.)
"If Dr. Dara is involved, it’s definitely worth recommending!"- Off. Mark Hada
" To say that Dr. Rampersad is compassionate about helping First Responders is an understatement. He is unwavering in his dedication to provide counseling and knowledge to First Responders. He relates to us through his practical and effective teaching."- Off. Scott Medlin (Ret.)
"After seeing you last week, I felt like 20 lbs was lifted off my shoulders. Thank you for your help."- Anonymous
"Got to see my first CIT case all the way through last night. A lady with schizophrenia came into the station and was having a rough go. Was able to calm her down, call the MHEW, drive her to the other side and get her admitted. Just wanted to say thank you. Without your training that would have gone a much different direction."- CIT Officer K. Harris
”Dr. Dara is law enforcements best friend and biggest supporter... having known (him) for many years personally and professionally, my statement is easily backed up by many others.”- Sgt. Nick Krau
“Dr. Rampersad is one of my most trusted and skilled colleagues. While acting as the forensic coordinator for the county of Maui, he brought expertise, creativity, and consensus-building to communities and systems that were previously fractured and paralyzed. He was an effective conduit for change, building not only evidence-based programs but — more importantly — trust among stakeholders. Dr. Rampersad embodies that rare blend of skill, expertise, trust, and humanity that is found only in the very best of professionals.” - Dr. Neil Gowensmith