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Assisting Individuals in Crisis
Presented by the Chaplains Ministry

THURSDAY, August 16  (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
FRIDAY, August 17 (6:00 PM - 9:00PM)
SATURDAY, August 18 
(9:00 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 18th).


This training is certified by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation 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 Description:
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 to 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.

Program Highlights

  • 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”

Instructor: Mickey Stonier, PhD Certified Crisis Services Specialist

Dr. Stonier serves as Chaplain for the Coronado and San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, San Diego Medical Examiner’s Office, San Diego Harbor Police Department, Office of Emergency Services and other public and private agencies.   For a more complete overview of Mickey’s associations click HERE

$55 before July 27th (Early bird)
$65 On or after July 28th

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Event Details

Thursday · August 16, 2018 - Saturday · August 18, 2018
Rock Church Point Loma, #232
2277 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92106
Gerrilyn Noyes