Assisting Individuals in Crisis (Clearwater Regional) Day 1 of 2
ICISF-Canada is pleased to offer the ICISF Courses: “Assisting Individuals in Crisis” and “Group Crisis Intervention” taught by experienced ICISF Approved Instructors Jeff Sych and Malcolm McNeill as part of the development of the Alberta Critical Incident Provincial Network for fire services. The Alberta Critical Incident Provincial Network is a peer-driven, peer-led network of ICISF CISM-trained peers. This volunteer network delivers real-time support to individuals, crews, or departments who have been exposed to critical incidents and are exhibiting the signs and symptoms of distress.
You are invited to register for Basic Training in ICISF CISM hosted by Clearwater Regional Fire Rescue Services and Sponsored by OHS Mental Health for First Responders 2021 grant cycle. This is a four-day course for first responders interested in CISM Peer Support and is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of, and specific protocol for, incident assessment, strategic planning, individual (one-on-one) crisis intervention techniques, informational group crisis techniques, and interactive group crisis techniques.
Course highlights include:
- Psychological crisis intervention
- Resistance, resiliency, recovery
- Critical Incident Stress Management
- SAFER-Revised model
- Suicide Awareness
- Common Reactions
- Incident Assessment
- Strategic Planning
- Mechanisms of Action
- Group Crisis Interventions
All participants must register for both courses and as part of the grant criteria be offered to participate in a pre-and post-training survey.
Assisting Individuals in Crisis November 27 & 28, 2021
Group Crisis Intervention December 04 & 05, 2021
A Registration fee of $200.00 is required to hold a seat for each participant. All training costs are fully sponsored by an OHS Futures grant. Training materials, certificates, two coffee breaks and a lunch for each training day are included.
Registration limited to fire services in Alberta interested in developing, or adding to, their own CISM Peer Support Team and join the ACIPN.