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Dr. Jon Kayne, Industrial Psychologist, Bellevue University, Nebraska

We’re holding a two-day training on Basic Group Crisis Intervention Training by one of the top teachers in the field!

Join Martinez Area CERT as we host an outstanding psychologist and educator, Dr. Jon Kayne of Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska. Dr. Kayne has worked for over 30 years with first responders who were in crisis–one of his many, many widely-recognized accolades.

Course Description

Designed to present the core elements of a comprehensive, systematic and multi-component crisis intervention curriculum, the Group Crisis Intervention course will prepare participants to understand a wide range of crisis intervention services. Fundamentals of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) will be outlined and participants will leave with the knowledge and tools to provide several group crisis interventions, specifically demobilizations, defusings, and the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). The need for appropriate follow-up services and referrals when necessary will also be discussed. This course is designed for anyone 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.

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Course Objectives:

  • Define key crisis terms and concepts
  • Define key stress terms and concepts
  • Explain CISM
  • Understand resistance, resilience, and recovery
  • List elements of CISM strategic planning
  • List components of the CISM system
  • Explain informational versus interactive groups
  • Explain risks of untrained providers – violation of standards of practice, i.e. Nationally Recognized Standards of Care

Does your CERT Group need CISM training
to help deal with victims, survivors and team members?

This is a TWO-DAY training: March 14-15, 2020. Attendance is limited to 40 people.

Registration: $53 (includes textbook).
Optional Certificate from the International Critical Incident Stress 
Foundation, Inc.: $5 (special price)

Register and pay HERE. Attendance is limited to 40 people.

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