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Critical Incident Stress Management - Group Crisis Intervention (MHW004)

This 2-day course of the ICISF’s Group Crisis Intervention class.  Crisis intervention is sometimes called “emotional first aid”. Designed to present the core elements of a comprehensive, systematic and multi-component crisis intervention curriculum, this course will prepare participants to understand a wide range of crisis intervention services for groups. Fundamentals of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) will be outlined and participants will leave with the knowledge and tools to provide several group crisis interventions, specifically demobilizations, defusings and the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). The need for appropriate follow-up services and referrals when necessary will also be discussed.

This course is designed for anyone 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
Relevant recommendations for practices
Relevant research findings
Large group crisis interventions
Small group crisis interventions
Adverse outcome associated with crisis intervention
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)

Date(s)  Mon. Jun 14, 2021 8:00am - 5:00pm 
Tue. Jun 15, 2021 8:00am - 5:00pm 
Location TBD - Students will be notified of exact location via email prior to course date
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Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
Offered By Capital Healthcare Preparedness Region 
Primary Instructor Burns, William 
Course Length 2 days 
Course Hours 16 
Maximum Participants 17
# Open Seats 2
# on Wait List 1
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