Basic Chaplaincy - Pastoral Crisis Intervention 1

Thursday, October 17, 2019 —
Saturday, October 19, 2019


This training will be held at Rock Church East County -  808 Jackman St, El Cajon, CA 92020

THURSDAY, October 17th  (6:00-9:00PM) - Youth Room 

FRIDAY, October 18th (6:00-9:00PM) - Elementary Room                   

SATURDAY, October 19th (8:30AM - 5:00PM) - Elementary Room

  • You must attend all sessions (Thursday, Friday& Saturday) to receive certification
  • Pre-Registration is required! **Space is limited**
  • A light continental breakfast will be provided on Saturday morning (October 19th)

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.

The Basic course is entitled “Basic Chaplaincy-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 workshop is to assist the participants in learning how chaplaincy 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. The course uses multimedia and many interactive learning activities which makes for an enjoyable and enriching experience.

Day 1:(6:00 pm – 9pm)

  • Nature of psychological crisis
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
  • Overview of faith-based crisis ministry

Day 2:(6:00 pm - 9pm)

  • Applications of chaplaincy crisis intervention
  • Pastoral crisis assessment: The "crisis of faith"
  • Psychological triaging
  • Common psychological reactions during crisis

Day 3:(8:30 am – 4:30 pm)

  • The foundations of faith in crisis and recovery
  • Mechanisms of traditional crisis intervention
  • Practical chaplaincy ministry strategies
  • Most challenging applications
  • Common problems encountered in chaplaincy ministry
  • Self-Care resources

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

Cost: $65 

Early registration $55 before (September 17th)

Thursday · October 17, 2019 — Saturday · October 19, 2019
Rock Church East County - Youth Room
If you have questions, please contact Gerrilyn Mattox at [email protected].
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