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Course Descriptions

Each Course Designed to Prepare You Better

CISM Individual Crisis & Peer Support

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

CISM Individual Crisis & Peer Support Crisis Intervention is NOT psychotherapy; rather, it is a specialized acute emergency mental health intervention which requires specialized training. As physical first aid is to surgery, crisis intervention is to psychotherapy. Thus, [...]

CISM Group Crisis Intervention

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

CISM Group Crisis Intervention 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 [...]

Pastoral Care Basics

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Pastoral Care Basics Pastoral counseling covers a wide variety of topics. This course is intended to provide some basic framework which includes the number of meetings, the desired intent of such meetings, and some tools to help ensure [...]

Emergency Service Worker Profile

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Emergency Service Worker Profile Certain professions or organizations have an exclusive membership that, if unknown to the outside service provider, can make it almost impossible to gain entry for the purpose of offering effective assistance. In this course [...]

Chaplaincy Equipment

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Chaplaincy Equipment The nature of the work of the chaplain often requires the ability for immediate call out. Because of this, the chaplain needs to know his/her field of work and the conditions he/she might encounter, as well [...]

Conflict Resolution

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Conflict Resolution A chaplain will find that critical incidents often spawn serious conflict arising from an overwhelming of normal coping mechanisms, past emotional injuries, and sometimes just encountering individuals that only know how to communicate by inciting conflict.   [...]

Understanding Domestic Violence Mechanisms

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Understanding Domestic Violence Mechanisms Although there are many degrees of domestic violence, it is a problem that most commonly escalates and is often overlooked in the church and society at large. This course is intended to help the [...]

How to Deliver Death Notifications

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

How to Deliver Death Notifications When someone receives what is probably some of the most difficult news in his life, the way in which it is delivered can impact him for many years to come. This course will [...]

Fear and Panic

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Fear and Panic Not all people are equipped to respond to fear and/or panic the same way. Past events or even differences in resiliency can cause markedly different reactions in individuals. This course will help chaplains identify fear [...]

Understanding Depression

By | August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Understanding Depression Depression is a word that is used to describe various levels of the feeling of sadness; however, the chaplain needs to know this word at a clinical level in order to identify what intervention strategies might [...]

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