Pastoral Crisis Intervention

Requesting This Course:

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

Continuing Education Information:

Two-Day Course: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

General Contact Hours:

13 Contact Hours: 1.3 General CEUs from UMBC Training Centers

Profession Specific Contact Hours:

13 PDHs for EAPs, 13 CE Credits for National Certified Addiction Counselors

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

Approved Instructor Courses:

It is up to the Approved Instructors or sponsoring agency to apply for profession specific Continuing Education Unit’s if they choose.  Learn more on our CEU Information page.

** 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.