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CISM Training: Advanced Group Crisis Intervention, March 5-6

January 16th, 2020 by Allison McIntyre

A free, two-day Advanced Group Crisis Intervention course is being held March 5-6, 2020 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m both days at the Anchorage City Church (1301 W. 100th Ave., Anchorage, AK).

Register online by Jan. 31:


ICISF’s “Group Crisis Intervention” should be viewed as a prerequisite.

Designed to provide participants with the latest information on critical incident stress management techniques and post-trauma syndromes. At the conclusion of this course, participants will have been exposed to specific, proven strategies to intervene with those suffering the ill effects of their exposure to trauma. Emphasis will be on advanced defusings and debriefings in complex situations.

What you will learn

  • Relevant research finding
  • Managing complex group-oriented crisis interventions
  • Nature and importance of incident assessment
  • Strategic intervention planning
  • Comprehensive, integrated, systematic and multi-component CISM
  • Concepts of enhanced group processes
  • Significantly delayed interventions
  • “Multiple incident CISD”
  • Suicide of a colleague
  • Small group crisis support sessions after a disaster

The content of these Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training workshops and/or presentations may include graphic or disturbing subject matter and maybe emotionally distressing to some participants. Participants are encouraged to leave the training at any point should they find the material excessively distressing. This curriculum is for educational and informational purposes only and should not be considered, or used as a substitute for, professional medical/psychological advice, diagnosis, and treatment.

**The K-LOVE/Air1 Pastoral Care members will be available to participants during the class to discuss any adverse reactions to the presentation, should this occur.

Instructor: Dr. Naomi Paget
CEUs: 1.4

For more information, contact Lorraine Caldwell at extension 1969 or