Training Opportunity – Peer Support

GRIN (Group and Individual) Intervention Training (ICISF) – 3 days

DATES: March 30 , 2020—April 1, 2020 0800-1600 HOURS
LOCATION: Urbandale Police Department
3740 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322
COST: $150 per person (includes course materials)

To REGISTER contact:

• Police, Fire, EMS
• Business & Industry Crisis Interven- tion
• Disaster Response
• Education
• Employee Assistance
• Healthcare
• Homeland Security
• Mental Health
• Military
• Peer Support Personnel
Upon completion of this course, attendees will receive a certificate from the International Critical Incident Stress
Foundation in the courses of Group Crisis Intervention and Assisting Individuals in Crisis (27 hours).
JEREMY SPRAGUE – Executive Director Peer Support Foundation
Designed to present the core elements of a comprehensive, systematic and
multi-component crisis intervention curriculum, this course will prepare
participants to understand a wide range of crisis intervention services for
both the individual and for groups. Fundamentals of Critical Incident Stress
Management (CISM) will be outlined and participants will leave with the
knowledge and tools to provide several group crisis interventions, specifically demobilizations, defusings and the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
(CISD). The need for appropriate follow-up services and referrals when
necessary will also be discussed.

Program Highlights:

Psychological crisis and psychological crisis intervention
• Resistance, resiliency, recovery continuum
• Critical incident stress management
• Evidence-based practice
• Basic crisis communication techniques
• Common psychological and behavioral crisis reactions
• Putative and empirically-derived mechanismsSAFER-Revised model
• Suicide intervention
• Relevant research findings
• Large group crisis interventions
• Small group crisis interventions
• Adverse outcome associated with crisis intervention
• Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)

Sponsored by Urbandale Police Department- Register as soon as possible.  Space is limited

Questions: Contact Peer Support Foundation