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CISM – Assisting Individuals in Crisis

April 22, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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CISM TRAINING – Assisting Individuals in Crisis


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

Event Description:

April 20th, 21st & 22nd, 2022


8:30AM-5:00PM Daily

*Bonus Day – April 22nd Time: 8:30AM-12:00PM (Optional half-day of scenario based training)


About the Course

Learning Objectives

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

*BONUS: Friday, April 22 is an optional half-day of scenario based training.


Event Location:

North West Fire District Training Center

5125 W Camino De Fuego
Tucson, AZ 85743



April 22, 2022
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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