Group Crisis Intervention Certification Course

Group Crisis Intervention: TBD . Registration cost $304. Click here to pre-register

Course Description:  
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 the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). The need for appropriate follow-up services and referrals, when necessary, will also be discussed.  

Program Length:  
Group Crisis Intervention is a 14-hour program. Typically taught over the course of two consecutive days. However, the instruction can be divided into smaller segments if needed to accommodate schedules.

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 curriculum must be taught by an International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) Instructor. Cynthia Krosky is a recognized, approved and certified ICISF Instructor in this course.  
In compliance with the criteria set forth by the University of Maryland, Baltimore G County (UMBC) Department of Emergency Health Services Professional and Continuing Education (PACE), only those certificates which reflect the full contact hours (e.g., full attendance) will be issued an ICISF certificate of attendance.  

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