Pastoral Crisis Intervention-Basic Chaplaincy Course

Thursday, March 11, 2010 —
Saturday, March 13, 2010



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 ad strategies for people-care in times of need.

Course Details:In the course of nearly everyones life, they will, at some time, encounter people grieving the loss of a loved one from a traumatic event. This course is designed to help both professional and lay people identify characteristics of trauma and traumatic events, the normalcy of traumatic grief reactions, learn good death notification and body identification techniques, become skilled at identifying warning signs of complications, and learn the importance of early interventions and support utilizing the SAFER-R model. 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 loss. Upon completion, participants will be able to: Identify types of traumatic events and the characteristics of trauma and grief; Describe normal responses to trauma and normal grief responses; Describe factors that may complicate the traumatic grief process; Learn practical and effective methods of death notification and preparation for body identification; Identify the primary needs of people experiencing grief following trauma; and Outline techniques for supporting people grieving a trauma and for self-care.

Topics include

  • Characteristics of Trauma
  • Clinical implications of grief
  • Personal loss and trauma history
  • Elements of traumatic grief
  • Avoidance Phase
  • Death notification
  • Body Identification
  • Self check & debrief
  • Confrontation phase
  • Primary needs of victims
  • Accommodation phase
  • Grief continuum
  • Techniques for supporting people grieving after trauma
  • Self care

Day 1: Wednesday(6:00 pm - 9pm)

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

Day 3: Saturday(8:30 am - 5:30)

You must attended all sessions to receive certification

Instructor: Mickey Stonier

Early Birds register before May 11th for $45

Thursday · March 11, 2010 — Saturday · March 13, 2010
If you have questions, please contact Eve Tolentino at [email protected].
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