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Assisting Individuals In Crisis

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Southlake DPS North, Training Center

100 East Dove Road

Southlake, TX 76092

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ICISF Course Assisting Individuals in Crisis - one of two basic classes for Peer Support/CISM Teams

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Crisis Intervention is NOT psychotherapy; rather, it is a specialized acute emergency mental health intervention which requires specialized training. As physical first aid is to surgery, crisis intervention is to psychotherapy. Thus, crisis intervention is sometimes called “emotional first aid”. This program is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of, and a specific protocol for, individual crisis intervention.

This course is designed for anyone who desires to increase their knowledge of individual (one-on-one) crisis intervention techniques in the fields of Business & Industry, Crisis Intervention, Disaster Response, Education, Emergency Services, Employee Assistance, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, and Traumatic Stress.

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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 mechanisms

SAFER-Revised model

Suicide intervention

Risks of iatrogenic “harm”

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