Requesting This Course:
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This original 2-day course (previously known as Pastoral Crisis Intervention) introduces the concept of Pastoral Crisis Intervention as the combination of faith-based resources with traditional techniques of crisis intervention. Participants will learn how pastoral interventions and traditional psychological crisis interventions may be effectively integrated.
- 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
Certificates and Continuing Education:
General Contact Hours:
Two-Day Course; 13 Contact Hours: 1.3 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.
ICISF Speakers Bureau Program: It is up to the Sponsoring Agency to apply for profession-specific Continuing Education Units (CEUs) if they choose to do so.
ICISF Approved-Instructor led Program: While our Approved Instructors have the authority to teach specific ICISF courses, it is their responsibility to apply for profession-specific Continuing Education Units (CEUs) if they choose to do so.
** 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.