CISM: Group Crisis Intervention in Skowhegan
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Crisis Intervention is NOT psychotherapy; rather, it is a specialized acute emergency mental health intervention which requires specialized training. This program is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of and a specific protocol for group crisis intervention.

 Export to Your Calendar 1/28/2020 to 1/29/2020
When: January 28 & January 29, 2020
8:00 - 4:30 pm
Where: Skowhegan Police Department
225 Water Street
Skowhegan, Maine  04976
United States
Contact: Carly Allen
207-622-5767 ext. 2312


Online registration is available until: 1/23/2020
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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, defusings and the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). The need for appropriate follow-up services and referrals when necessary will also be discussed.

 

Program Highlights:

  • Relevant research findings
  • Relevant recommendations for practice
  • Incident assessment
  • Strategic intervention planning
  • “Resistance, resilience, recovery” continuum
  • Large group crisis interventions
  • Small group crisis interventions
  • Adverse outcome associated with crisis intervention
  • Reducing risks
  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)

 

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.