June 6-8 or 8-9, 2017 in Whethersfield CT
This course will be helpful for all chaplains and pastors. Its focus is on training those who serve persons post crisis.
There are 2 different offerings of this training for CISM this year. Both are hosted by K-Love Christian radio in Whethersfield, CT at First Church of Christ. The first and more extensive offering is for Individual / Group CISM and the second is for CISM with Children. See separate information for each at Register links above.
Crisis intervention is sometimes called “emotional first aid”. This program is designed for teaching participants the fundamentals of and a specific protocol for, individual and group crisis intervention.
Completion of either of these courses and receipt of a certificate indicating full attendance qualifies as a class in ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training Program and completes this requirement towards Disaster Relief Chaplaincy certification.
Participants: 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. This course is designed for anyone who desires to increase their knowledge of individual or group crisis intervention techniques in the domains of Church, Ministry, Crisis Intervention, Disaster Relief Response, Education, Emergency Services, Employee Assistance, Business & Industry, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, and Traumatic Stress.
Costs: Either course is free, but you will need to arrange your own overnight accommodations.