August 12-14, 2019 |  0800 – 1700

CARROLL NONPROFIT CENTER | 255 Clifton Blvd., Westminster, Maryland 21157

 

Course Registration

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Non-Member Registration $390/Attendee
Member Registration $340/Attendee

Course Purpose

Assisting Individuals in Crisis
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 for teach participants the fundamentals of, and a specific protocol for, individual crisis intervention. This course is designed for anyone who desires to increase their 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, and Traumatic Stress

National Center Chaplain Development provides organizational development, training, and practical response to individuals and organizations in crisis. Trained chaplains working within a triad of care consisting of mental health, peer support and chaplains, provide physical, emotional, cognitive, behavioral and spiritual support following a critical incident.


Program Highlights

  • Psychological crisis and psychological crisis intervention
  • Resistance, resiliency, recovery continuum
  • Critical incident stress management
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Basic crisis communication techniques

 

  • Common psychological and behavioral crisis reactions
  • Putative and empirically-derived mechanisms
  • SAFER-Revised model
  • Suicide intervention
  • Risks of iatrogenic “harm"

Affiliate Partners

Armed Forces Mission
Grace School of Theology
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
International Conference of Police Chaplains
Living Shield Ministries
LivingWorks
The Counseling Team International
The Stronger Alliance
The Joyful Child Foundation

Group Crisis Intervention
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.

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.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

National Center for Chaplain Development provides continuing education contact hours through Orange County EMS Provider #30-0120. This class provides 2.4 CE for 24 contact hours

Course Facilitator

Sr. Chaplain Ken Schlenker, Founder CAREForce I [email protected]

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