From Awareness to Action: Using CISM and PTSD911 to Win by Design

Course Description:

Many brave and passionate voices have helped to bring the wellness challenges experienced by first responders and front-line service personnel to the forefront. That is a great start. Now what? This training serves as the next step and is designed to help find cooperative and collaborative solutions to public safety and service provider wellness needs through the application of organizational and community resources.
The course is intended to be the introductory offering for a series of modular trainings. It is four (4) hours in length and includes a full-length viewing of the award winning PTSD911 film. It targets responders and service personnel, CISM providers, as well as interested public and private stakeholders. At its conclusion, participant’s will be able to:

Course Highlights:

1. Conduct a personal why-what-who assessment of organizational wellness needs and compare them to those highlighted in the film.
2. Define the Engage-Execute-Evaluate (E³) process.
3. Describe how the CISM model can be integrated into their own application of the E³ process.
4. Identify and apply the promising practices of the “Delmarva Approach” case study to their own strategic planning efforts. Committing to action, planning to win, and counting what matters equates to success!

Requesting This Course:

Certificates and Continuing Education:

General Contact Hours: 

One Day Course; 4 Contact Hours: 0.4 General CEUs from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Dept. of Emergency Health Services Professional and Continuing Education (PACE). Based on a formula of 1 Continuing Education Unit for every 10 contact/classroom hours.

ICISF Certificate of Completion:

After the completion of this ICISF course, with verified full attendance, participants are eligible to receive an electronic ICISF Certificate of Completion including General Continuing Education Units. Participants are required to complete a course evaluation prior to receiving this Certificate of Completion.

Completion of ICISF courses and receipt of an ICISF Certificate of Completion does not attest to competence in the field, nor does it provide certification in the field of CISM. 

** Please check with your state licensing board prior to registration to see if they will accept the Certificate of Completion as a means for continuing education.

*PLEASE NOTE: These hours are only applicable towards courses offered at Virtual Trainings, Conferences, Online Courses, and the World Congress.

Learn more on our ICISF Continuing Education Information page.