Crisis counseling, intervention, and training
Short-term psychoeducational intervention is available for all first responders on an "as needed" basis for both cumulative and critical incident stress. This is a confidential and low-cost alternative to psychotherapy. Referrals are provided when warranted.
Critical incident response is available for public safety agencies whose personnel have experienced a critical incident. Services are confidential , free, and provided by members of a crisis response team that meets the statutory requirements of P.A. 40 of 2016.
Expert training is available for public safety agencies in the field of critical incident stress management (CISM) and peer support. Courses covering both individual and group crisis intervention are offered as well as a variety of other CISM courses. See the training course catalog below.
COMING DURING THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2023 VIA ZOOM:
Obtain a certificate of completion in courses from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, or keep your Critical Incident Stress Management skills sharp or receive an introduction to CISM techniques with these LIVE virtual training sessions via Zoom! Each session will be conducted by David R. Edwards, PhD, CCISM, CTSS* – an Approved Instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation as well as a Certified Trauma Services Specialist. List of topics are included below:
CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT TRAINING*
*This training is the ONLY training that meets the requirements of MCL 333.20981 to provide for confidentiality of communications between emergency services personnel and members of a peer support or critical incident stress management team. These courses are © International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR COMMAND STAFF
TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR ALL PERSONNEL
CISM INTRODUCTION AND REFRESHER TRAINING
SPECIALIZED PROGRAM: The Post Critical Incident Seminar (FREE)
All courses are registered with the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards. Continuing education credit for other professions may also be available. Inquire by completing the contact form on this page.