Course Descriptions

This page lists course descriptions for core, advanced and specialty courses offered through ICISF. 

To find out where you can attend these courses, click on one of the Education & Training Programs to the right or visit our Upcoming Events calendar for more information.

Core Courses

If you have never taken any ICISF courses before, we recommend everyone start with the Core Courses, Assisting Individuals in Crisis & Group Crisis Intervention.

Advanced Core Courses

Have you taken the Core Courses?  If so, then our Advanced Core Courses are a great next step!  These courses build on your CISM knowledge from the Core Courses.


Integrated modules are delivered in a training sequence that are organized developmentally and offered over a period of time allowing busy learners to commit to less than two hours a week!
Same content, Same Certificate of Completion as the full day course.

    CISM Refresher - Practice Scenarios

    Do you want to work on competency, review current information on proper use, and get updates in new skills, methods and processes?  These 3-hour live faculty-led virtual sessions of scenario-based training exercises is what you need!

    Specialty Courses

    Looking for CISM training specific to your profession, organization or area of interest?  The ICISF has you covered!  These courses provide you with specific CISM tools and resources for any profession.