Certificate of Specialized Training Program Requirements

All Tracks are Required to Complete the Core Curriculum

Both required
Group Crisis Intervention
Assisting Individuals in Crisis (formerly Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support)

One of these are required
Advanced Assisting Individuals in Crisis (formerly Advanced Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support)
Advanced Group Crisis Intervention
Strategic Response to Crisis

One of these are required
Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention
OR
Understanding Suicide: Effective Tools for Prevention, Intervention and Survivor Support
OR
Suicide Awareness: An Introduction for Crisis Responders (1 Day) plus a One Day Elective

Specialty Curriculum and Elective Courses also required for completion of a track.

Specialty Curriculum

Emergency Services
Two of these courses required

• Behavioral Emergencies: Survival Strategies for Emergency Services and Counselors
• Families and CISM : Developing a Comprehensive Program
• Families Psychological First Aid & Crisis Intervention
• Law Enforcement Perspectives for CISM Enhancement
• Line of Duty Death: Preparing the Best for the Worst
• Stress Management for the Trauma Services Provider

Healthcare Crisis Management and Staff Support
Must complete Staff Support in the Healthcare setting along with 2 one day courses

• Staff Support in the Healthcare Setting (2 Days)
• Staff Support in the Healthcare Setting: Where are we now? (1 Day World Congress
Only)
• Resilience in Healthcare: Performance, Meaning and Connection (1 Day)
• Principles and Practices of Delivering Bad News (1 Day)

Mass Disasters & Terrorism
Two courses required

• CISM: When Disaster Strikes: Linking Emergency Management with Stress Management
• Domestic Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction: A CISM Perspective
• Terrorism: Psychological Impact and Implications

Schools & Children Crisis Response
Two courses required

• CISM Application with Children
• Managing School Crisis
• Responding to School Crises: An Integrated Multi-Component Crisis Intervention Approach

Spiritual Care in Crisis Intervention
Two courses required

• Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disasters
• Grief Following Trauma
• Pastoral Crisis Intervention I
• Pastoral Crisis Intervention II
• Spiritual Care and Psychological First Aid

Substance Abuse Crisis Response
Both courses required

• From Trauma to Addictions
• Stress Management for the Trauma Provider

Workplace & industrial Applications
Two of these courses required

• Comprehensive Crisis Preparation & Response for the Workplace
• Corporate Crisis Response
• Understanding Human Violence: A Primer for Emergency Services Personnel & Counselors

 

Electives

2 Day Courses

One 2 Day Course Required

• Advanced Assisting Individuals in Crisis Intervention (New)
• Assaulted Staff Action Program (ASAP): Coping with the Psychological Aftermath of
Violence
• Behavioral Emergencies: Survival Strategies for Emergency Services and Counselors
• Building Skills for Crisis Intervention Teams
• CISM: Applications with Air Medical and Critical Care Transport
• CISM Application with Children
• CISM: When Disaster Strikes: Linking Emergency Management with Stress Management
• Compassion Fatigue
• Comprehensive Crisis Preparation & Response for the Workplace
• Corporate Crisis Response
• Domestic Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction: A CISM Perspective
• Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disasters
• Ethics for Traumatologists: A Course for Clinicians Responders, Researchers, Educators and Consultants in the Trauma Field
• Families and CISM: Developing a Comprehensive Program
• Families Psychological First Aid & Crisis Intervention
• From Battlefield to Street: One Uniform to Another
• From Trauma to Addictions
• Grief Following Trauma
• Law Enforcement Perspectives for CISM Enhancement
• Managing School Crises: From Theory to Application
• Pastoral Crisis Intervention I
• Pastoral Crisis Intervention II
• Preventing Youth Violence
• Resilience Training: Psychological Survival Skills for Before During and After Crisis
• Responding to School Crises: An Integrated Multi-Component Crisis Intervention Approach
• Spiritual Care and Psychological First Aid
• Staff Support in the Healthcare Setting
• Stress Management for the Trauma Provider
• Strategic Response to Crisis
• TEAM: Team Evolution and Management
• Techniques for Delivering Bad News by Crisis Response Personnel
• Terrorism: Psychological Impact and Implications
• Understanding Human Violence: A Primer for Emergency Services Personnel & Counselors
• Working With Victims of Individual and Mass Crimes

OR

1 Day Courses

Two 1 Day Courses Required

• Best Training Practices for the CISM Instructor
• Critical Incidents in Places of Worship – Providing Effective Crisis Support
• Techniques for Delivering Bad News by Crisis Response Personnel
• Psychological First Aid
• Psychotraumatology For Clinicians: A Cognitive Therapeutic Approach
• Resilience in Healthcare: Performance, Meaning and Connection
• Treatment of Complex PTSD
• Workplace Violence