Pastoral Crisis Intervention

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Course Description:
Pastoral Crisis Intervention may be thought of as the combination of faith-based resources with traditional techniques of crisis intervention.  Pastoral crisis intervention represents a powerful addition to traditional community and organizational psychological support resources.  The purpose of this two-day course is to assist the participants in learning how pastoral interventions and traditional psychological crisis interventions may be effectively integrated.  Chaplains, pastoral counselors, mental health professionals, ministers, and anyone interested in the use of faith-based resources in healing should find this course of interest.

Program Highlights

  • Nature of human crisis
  • Nature of crisis intervention
  • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
  • Signs and symptoms of the crisis state
  • The “crisis of faith”
  • Criteria for psychological triage
  • Strategic SAFER-PCI Model
  • Common PCI Mistakes
  • Challenging PCIs

Completion of “Pastoral Crisis Intervention” and receipt of a certificate indicating full attendance (13 Contact Hours) qualifies as a class in ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training Program.

Continuing Education Information

Two-Day Course: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

13 Contact Hours; 13 PDHs for EAPs; 13 Contact Hours for National Certified Addiction Counselors; OR 1.3 General CEUs from UMBC

Continuing education information listed is only applicable when attending an ICISF Regional Training.