CISM Training

All classes will be held at US Digital Outreach Center located at:

1400 NE 136th Avenue Suite 201

Vancouver Washington 98684

At the completion of these courses the participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, and can join the SWW- CISM Team which meets monthly for continuing education and skill building exercises which prepare the team for responding to call outs.

Date

Course name and description

Cost

Below are the dates, course name and cost

January 7-8

Assisting Individuals in Crisis – CISM

Crisis Intervention is NOT psychotherapy; rather, it is a specialized acute emergency mental health intervention which requires specialized training. As physical first aid is to surgery, crisis intervention is to psychotherapy. Thus, crisis intervention is sometimes called “emotional first aid.” This program is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of and a specific protocol for individual crisis intervention. This course is designed for anyone who desires to increase his knowledge of individual, one-on-one crisis intervention techniques in the fields of Business & Industry, Crisis Intervention, Disaster Response, Education, Emergency Services, Employee Assistance, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, or Traumatic Stress. Completion of “Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support” is a 13-hour, 2-day course. Once completed, a certificate from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation will be issued.

2 Day Course: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

April 22-23

Advanced Group Crisis – CISM

This course builds off the Group Crisis Intervention course and therefore, the aforementioned course is a prerequisite. There are five specific areas that will be addressed in great detail; Line of Duty Death, Suicide of a college, Managing multiple events simultaneously, Mass casualty and large scale critical incidents and Significantly delayed interventions.

Additionally, this course will work on assessment, strategic planning and operations center management. Completion of “Advanced Group Crisis Intervention” is a 14-hour, 2-day course. Once completed, a certificate from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation will be issued.

2 Day Course: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

May 20-21

Grief Following Trauma – CISM

It is inevitable in the course of life we will encounter traumatic death and loss issues both personally and maybe professionally.  Most 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 grief and loss following a traumatic event.  Completion of “Group Crisis Intervention” is a 14-hour, 2-day course.  Once completed, a certificate from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation will be issued.

2 Day Course: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

June 24-25

Group Crisis Intervention – CISM

Designed to present the core elements of a comprehensive, systematic, and multi-component crisis intervention curriculum, the Group Crisis Intervention course will prepare participants to understand a wide range of crisis intervention services. 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, defusing, and 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, or Traumatic Stress. Completion of “Group Crisis Intervention” is a 14-hour, 2-day course. Once completed, a certificate from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation will be issued.

2 Day Course: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

October 28-29

Grief Following Trauma – CISM

It is inevitable in the course of life we will encounter traumatic death and loss issues both personally and maybe professionally.  Most 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 grief and loss following a traumatic event.  Completion of “Group Crisis Intervention” is a 14-hour, 2-day course.  Once completed, a certificate from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation will be issued.

2 Day Course: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

December 2-3

Assisting Individuals in Crisis – CISM

Crisis Intervention is NOT psychotherapy; rather, it is a specialized acute emergency mental health intervention which requires specialized training. As physical first aid is to surgery, crisis intervention is to psychotherapy. Thus, crisis intervention is sometimes called “emotional first aid.” This program is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of and a specific protocol for individual crisis intervention. This course is designed for anyone who desires to increase his knowledge of individual, one-on-one crisis intervention techniques in the fields of Business & Industry, Crisis Intervention, Disaster Response, Education, Emergency Services, Employee Assistance, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, or Traumatic Stress. Completion of “Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support” is a 13-hour, 2-day course. Once completed, a certificate from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation will be issued.

2 Day Course: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm