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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 7th-8th, 2022
Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM Daily
Location: 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
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