CISM: Emotional Spiritual Care in Disasters

Thursday, November 17, 2022 —
Saturday, November 19, 2022

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THURSDAY, November 17th  (6:00 PM - 9:15 PM)
FRIDAY, November 18th       (6:00 PM - 9:15 PM)
SATURDAY, November 19th  (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.

Course Description:
This advanced level course will enhance your skills to provide effective emotional and spiritual care (ESCD) to meet the disaster-related needs of disaster responders and disaster affected families and individuals within disaster operations. This course builds on the crisis intervention principles taught in the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) core courses to effectively integrate these principles within ESC teams for appropriate care throughout the disaster continuum from the immediate to long-term recovery process.

This course is designed for trained clergy, chaplains, mental health professionals, and CISM trained crisis responders who desire to enhance their skills in providing Emotional and Spiritual Care to survivors of disaster and trauma.

Suggested but not mandatory prerequisites: Assisting Individuals in Crisis (also known as Individual Crisis Intervention & Peer Support); Group Crisis Intervention; Pastoral Crisis Intervention.

Course Highlights

  • One’s own faith tradition and ESC
  • ESC & the Incident Command System
  • ESC & disaster relief operations
  • Physical, psychological, emotional impact of disasters
  • Behavioral, interpersonal and spiritual impact of disasters
  • Range of ESC interventions in the aftermath
  • Suitability to provide ESC
  • Maintaining health during deployment
  • Deployment personal care plans
  • Intervention and care giving concepts

Completion of “Emotional & Spiritual Care in Disasters” and receipt of a certificate indicating full attendance (14 Contact Hours) qualifies as a course in ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training Program.

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


$75 before October 15th (Early bird)
$90 On or after October 16th

When
Thursday · November 17, 2022 — Saturday · November 19, 2022
6 PM start
Cost
$75 - $90
Contact
If you have questions, please contact Gerrilyn Mattox at [email protected].
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