Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare Critical Incident Stress Management: Group Crisis Intervention, & Assisting Individuals in Crisis

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October 17th through to the 19th, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare is hosting a session on Critical Incident Stress Management – Group Crisis Intervention, & Assisting Individuals in Crisis. This session will be facilitated by Brian Bennett ICISF Approved Instructor, CISM team member, & Pan Am/Commonwealth Games Medical Manager.

This course lays the foundation for helping those affected by a critical incident. We provide you with the knowledge, training, tools, and practice, to help those that help others. To provide psychological or emotional first aid for those that may have Physical, Emotional, Cognitive, or Behavioral signs and symptoms. Some of the goals of CISM include: Mitigate stress, facilitate psychological normalization & lower tension, accelerate the recovery process, provide information and set reactions, educate on stress management and coping skills, reduce the sense of chaos, psychological triage and referral if needed. This course is designed for anyone who desires to increase their knowledge of Individual (one-on-one) or Group 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.

Please note there are 32 available spots and they will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis.  To register, please send payment and registration form to: Brian Bennett 45 Slalom Gate Rd, Collingwood Ont, L9Y 5A9, or cismtraining@outlook.com. Make cheques payable to: Brian Bennett. Or E-transfer to cismtraining@outlook.com.

Cost: $550 per person plus HST=$621.50 (Before October 1st). $600 plus HST = $678 after October 1st, 2023. No refunds less than 1 week notice before course, Substitutes are welcome until first day of course.

Course includes 2 certificates from the ICISF “International Critical Incident Stress Foundation”, Group Crisis Intervention textbook, Assisting Individuals in Crisis textbook, course material, light refreshments, & snacks.

Please note that full attendance is mandatory to receive both certificates.

To learn more, please check out the brochure attached.