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.

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 behavioural crisis reactions, SAFER-Revised model, Suicide intervention, and, Do no harm.

Completion of this course and receipt of a certificate indicating full attendance (13 Contact Hours) qualifies as a class in International Critical Incident Stress Foundation's Certificate of Specialized Training Program.

CRN 20192  |  Apr. 2-3  |  9:00am – 4:30pm  |  $300 + GST


To register, please contact our Admission Department at 867-668-8710 and select option 1.  You will be required to quote the above listed  course registration number (CRN).

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