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Critical Incident Stress Management: Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention (SMRS0017)

Description

This 3-day course combines ALL of the content of ICISF’s Assisting Individuals in Crisis & Group Crisis Intervention courses.  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 both the individual and 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
  • Putative and empirically-derived mechanisms
  • SAFER-Revised model
  • Suicide intervention
  • Relevant research findings
  • Large group crisis interventions
  • Small group crisis interventions
  • Adverse outcome associated with crisis intervention
  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
 
Details
Date(s)  Tue. Jun 28, 2022 0800-1700 
Wed. Jun 29, 2022 0800-1700 
Thu. Jun 30, 2022 0800-1700 
Fri. Jul 01, 2022 0800-1700 
Location Gaston County Citizens Resource Center
1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway (NC279), Dallas NC 28034 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Region 
Primary Instructor Burns, William 
Course Length 3 Days 
Course Hours 18 
CEUs  
Award Credentials
Prerequisites
Equivalent Prerequisites
Maximum Participants 25
# Open Seats 6
# on Wait List 0

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