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Assisting Individuals In Crisis

$150 per person - 2 day course

If someone needs crisis intervention help, are you prepared?


This intensive, thirteen hour course delves much deeper into how to do effective, Trauma Informed Ministry.A core course from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, we have added faith perspective and elements. Using Lori's own Trauma Squares illustration, trauma and offenses are clearly defined in a unique and visual analogy

Course Description:
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 their knowledge of individual (one-on-one) crisis intervention techniques focussed mostly on Spiritual Care but also in the fields of Business & Industry, Crisis Intervention, Disaster Response, Education, Emergency Services, Employee Assistance, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Mental Health, Military, and Traumatic Stress.

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

  • SAFER-Revised model

  • Suicide intervention

  • Risks of iatrogenic “harm”

Trauma Squares, the term as well as all visuals, are copyrighted and permission is required to refer, post or utilize any aspect of the teaching.


Continuing Education Information:

Two-Day Course: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


May be eligible for CE credit. Check with your own professional association to confirm.

Approved ICISF Instructor - Lori Dixon

$175 Per Person - Includes Manual and Certificate upon completion (confirmed full attendance hours required)

Up to 30 People

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