Managing School Crises: From Theory to Application – Online Course

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This is a two (2) week, self-paced online course, September 10-21, 2018.

Designed to prepare school administrators and all educators for the inevitable crises that occur within schools and/or that effect those in schools, this training reflects the 3 most common phases of a crisis: pre-crisis planning, acute crisis response and post-crisis activities. Special attention is given to the most common pitfalls (those that pose the most threat to school personnel from a liability standpoint) associated with crisis response activities.Participants of this training are introduced to the CISM framework and specific intervention techniques that can easily be applied within the school setting. These intervention techniques are research-informed and widely recognized for their effectiveness. Participants will be given opportunities to explore the elements of effective crisis management through multiple group activities. Full Course Description

Group Crisis Intervention is recommended as a prerequisite but not required as an overview of intervention techniques will be provided.

Course Details:

  • This two (2) week, self-paced online course will run September 10-21, 2018.
  • Orientation will be available to review as soon as you register for this course.
  • This course is a part of the Schools and Children Crisis Response specialty track for the Certificate of Specialized Training Program.
  • 14 PDHs for EAPs; 14 Contact Hours for National Certified Addiction Counselors; 1.4 General CEUs from UMBC Training Centers
  • $250.00 for ICISF members; $295.00 for non-members.
  • Registration fees are non-refundable.

Author & Instructor: Barbara Ertl

Biography of Barbara Ertl, LPC, CTS

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Sep 10 2018 - Sep 21 2018


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Ellicott City, MD, United States
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Mission Statement

The mission of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc. is to provide leadership, education, training, consultation, and support services in comprehensive crisis intervention and disaster behavioral health services to the emergency response professions, other organizations, and communities worldwide..