CISM: Grief Following Trauma

Thursday, November 4, 2021 —
Saturday, November 6, 2021


  • THURSDAY, November 4th (6:00 PM - 9:15 PM)
  • FRIDAY, November 5th  (6:00 PM - 9:15PM)
  • SATURDAY, November 6th  (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.


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:
In the course of one’s career, it is inevitable that professionals will encounter traumatic death and loss issues both personally and professionally. Professionals often feel ill prepared to provide effective care throughout the grief process. This course will cover key grief and loss concepts relating to trauma and traumatic death. Participants will increase their knowledge of how trauma impacts the grief process and will gain skills for evaluating and supporting persons who have experienced traumatic death and loss.  This course is designed for anyone who works with people who experience grief and loss following a traumatic event.

Program Highlights:

  • Characteristics of trauma
  • Clinical implications of grief
  • Primary needs of victims
  • What helps and what hurts
  • Types of traumatic events
  • Traumatic grief and grief reactions
  • Death notification
  • Applications of the SAFER model
  • Supporting grieving people
  • Personal self-care plan

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: $90

Early registration $75 before (October 15th , 2021)

Thursday · November 4, 2021 — Saturday · November 6, 2021
TBD - San Diego County
If you have questions, please contact Gerrilyn Mattox at [email protected].
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