CISM 2 Day In-Person Course
Critical Incident Stress Management - Assisting Individuals in Crisis
ABOUT THE TRAINING
AZPOST Approved (13 hours)
*Students will be required to attend both days to receive certificate
CISM Instructor Kelley Meshirer, Southern Arizona Community Liaison - 100 Club of Arizona
Dates: November 16th-17th, 2022
11/16/22 - 7:30am-3:30pm
11/17/22 - 8:00am-5:00pm
Location: Tucson Police Department Substation
1100 S. Alvernon
Tucson, AZ 85711
About the Course
Students will be able to:
- Understand the need for psychological crisis intervention (PFA).
- Understand and differentiate the key terms and concepts relevant to the study of psychological crisis intervention/ PFA.
- Be able to assess the “psychological toxicity” of a critical incident/ disaster.
- Understand the nature and definition of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and its role as a continuum of care.
- Understand the risks of iatrogenic “harm” associated with psychological crisis intervention and will further understand how to reduce those risks.
- Review research relevant to the practice of psychological crisis intervention.
- Be better able to recognize common psychological and behavioral crisis reactions.
- List the putative and empirically-derived mechanisms of action in psychological crisis intervention.
- Understand the steps in the SAFER-R model of individual psychological crisis intervention/ PFA.
- Understand how the SAFER-R model may be altered for suicide intervention
Cost: FREE per attendee
Space is limited to 40 attendees on first come, first serve basis!
CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED.
About the Instructor
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.