Thursday, August 23 (Cafeteria) 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, August 24 (Cafeteria) 6:00 PM - 9:00PM
& Saturday, August 25 (Cafeteria) 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
You must attend all sessions (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) to receive certification
Pre-Registration is required.
A light continental breakfast will be provided on Saturday morning (August 25th).
Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support
This training is certified by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation www.icisf.org. Church members, chaplains, counselors, mental health professionals and pastors all benefit from these practical guidelines and strategies for people-care in times of need.
Course Details: Crisis Intervention is NOT psychotherapy; rather, it is a specialized acute emergency mental health intervention which requires specialized training. As physical first aid is to surgery, crisis intervention is to psychotherapy. Thus, crisis intervention is sometimes called “emotional first aid”. This program is designed for teach participants the fundamentals of, and a specific protocol for, individual crisis intervention.
This course is designed for anyone who desires to increase their knowledge of individual (one-on-one) crisis intervention techniques in the fields of Business & Industry, Crisis Intervention, Disaster Response, Education, Emergency Services, Employee Assistance, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, and Traumatic Stress.
- Psychological crisis and psychological crisis intervention
- Resistance, resiliency, recovery continuum
- Critical incident stress management
- Evidence-based practice
- Basic crisis communication techniques
- Common psychological and behavioral crisis reactions
- Putative and empirically-derived mechanisms
- SAFER-Revised model
- Suicide intervention
- Risks of iatrogenic "harm"
Mickey Stonier, PhD, Certified Crisis Services Specialist
$45 before July 26th
$55 On or after July 27th