CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) - Grief Following Trauma Training
Oct. 10-11, 2014 at the BCNE (click for map)
This course will be helpful for all chaplains and pastors. Its focus is on training those who serve people that have suffered losses.
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.
Participants: This course is designed for anyone who works with people who experience grief and loss following a traumatic event. This training is certified by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation www.icisf.org. Church members, Disaster Relief chaplains, counselors, marketplace chaplains, mental health professionals, pastors and first responders all can benefit from these practical guidelines and strategies for people-care in times of need.
Costs: All participants need to pre-register for the training. It will cost $35 for any in the SBC Disaster Relief community / chaplains and $120 for all others (Accommodations are a separate cost, see below). Dinner, Light Breakfast & Lunch included.
Accommodations: Available at our adjacent Rice Mission Lodge (Rice Lodge Link) or see a link to local hotels. You must make your own reservations for either.
Times: F/ 1:30 pm – 8:30 pm Sat/ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm