Group Crisis Intervention

14 instructor contact hours: (8am-4pm  EDST)


$325 CAD per person.  Registration limited to 20 participants.  

Take Assisting Individuals in Crisis for $175 in conjunction with this course.

Online training OVER TWO DAYS  (8am-4pm) June 1-2, 2021.  EST.



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.

Program Highlights:

Relevant research findings
Relevant recommendations for practice
Incident assessment
Strategic intervention planning
“Resistance, resilience, recovery” continuum
Interactive group crisis interventions
Informational group crisis interventions
Adverse outcome associated with crisis intervention
Reducing risks
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)Completion of “Group Crisis Intervention” and receipt of a certificate indicating full attendance (14 Contact Hours) qualifies as a class in ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training Program.