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Assisting Individuals in Crisis

Course Overview: 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 two-day course is designed for anyone who desires to increase their knowledge of individual (one-on-one) crisis intervention techniques in the fields of Public Safety, 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 behavioral crisis reactions • SAFER-Revised model • Suicide intervention • Risks of iatrogenic “harm” Continuing Education Information: 13 Contact Hours;13 CE Credits for Psychologists; 13 PDHs for EAPs; 13 CE Hours for Calif. MFTs & LCSWs; 13 CE Credits for National Certified Addiction Counselors OR 1.3 General CEUs from UMBC.


Nov 12, 2016 08:00 AM till
Nov 13, 2016 04:00 PM
State Fire Academy, 1150 Riverside Drive, Lewistown, PA
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Cathy Grimes
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