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 ad strategies for people-care in times of need.
The basic course is entitled Pastoral Crisis Intervention 1 and may be thought of as the combination of Biblical resources with traditional techniques of crisis intervention and trauma recovery. Pastoral crisis intervention presents the spiritual, physiological, emotional and mental responses to stress, grief and trauma and how to respond in manners of compassionate care. The purpose of this thirteen hour workshop is to assist the participants in learning how ministry care and traditional psychological crisis interventions may be effectively integrated for both the lay person and church leadership. Chaplains, pastoral counselors, mental health professionals, and basically anyone interested in using basic Biblical and pragmatic resources to come along side of people in a time of need should find this course of interest. (13 contact hours; 1.3 General CEUs from UMBC). The course uses multimedia and many interactive learning activities which makes for an enjoyable and enriching experience.
You must attended all sessions to receive certification
Instructor: Mickey Stonier, PhD, Certified Crisis Services Specialist
Cost: $45 before October 1st
$55 On or after October 1st
- The nature of crisis and how to cope
- Crisis intervention
- Common signs and symptoms of stress reactions
- Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
- Psychological and emotional interventions
- Liaison functions
- Faith care interventions
- Common mistakes in crisis intervention
- Most challenging trauma situations
- Self care considerations