Crisis counseling, intervention, and training
Short-term individual crisis counseling 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.
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, dates, costs, and registration links are below: