CISM 2 Day In-Person Course

Critical Incident Stress Management - Advanced Group Crisis Intervention


AZPOST Approved

*Students will be required to attend both days to receive certificate

Presented by:

CISM Instructor Kelley Meshirer, Southern Arizona Community Liaison - 100 Club of Arizona


Dates: November 9th-10th, 2022

Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM Daily




DPS Headquarters - West Classroom

(Parking is at DPS Headquarters building or along 21st Ave next to the building)

2010 W. Encanto Blvd

Phoenix, AZ 85009

About the Course

Designed to provide participants with the latest information on critical incident stress management techniques and post-trauma syndromes, the Advanced Group Crisis Intervention builds on the knowledge base which was obtained through the Group Crisis Intervention course and/or in publications. At the conclusion of this course, participants will have been exposed to specific, proven strategies to intervene with those suffering the ill effects of their exposure to trauma. Emphasis will be on advanced defusings and debriefings in complex situations. This course is designed for EAP, human resources and public safety personnel, mental health professionals, chaplains, emergency medical services providers, firefighters, physicians, police officers, nurses, dispatchers, airline personnel and disaster workers who are already trained in the critical incident stress debriefing format. It will also be useful for those working extensively with traumatized victims for various walks of life.  This course requires previous training and experience.

Course highlights:

  • Relevant research findings
  • Managing complex group oriented crisis interventions
  • Nature and importance of incident assessment
  • Strategic intervention planning
  • Comprehensive, integrated, systematic and multi-component CISM
  • Concepts of enhanced group processes
  • Significantly delayed interventions
  • “Multiple incident CISD”
  • Suicide of a colleague
  • Small group crisis support sessions after a disaster


Cost: FREE per attendee


Space is limited to 40 attendees on first come, first serve basis!






About the Instructor

Kelley Meshirer

Kelley started her career in public relations and advertising in 1995, but later shifted into non-profit management, working with multiple organizations throughout the United States for the last 25 years.  She became introduced to the 100 Club of Arizona after her husband Michael was shot multiple times in the line of duty and survived. She is currently their Southern Community Liaison to the First Responder agencies in Southern Arizona. She oversees a number 100 Club’s state-wide programs including Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training as an ICISF Instructor. When not spending time with her family or serving public safety communities, she teaches firearms safety with her husband as a certified firearms instructor and practices Krav Maga and Taekwondo.