Assisting Individuals in Crisis
March 29 & 30, 2018
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. each day
WKEC Conference Center, Eddyville
REGISTRATION FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY SHOULD BE APPROVED THROUGH YOUR SUPERINTENDENT, AS SPACE IS LIMITED TO ONE SLOT FOR EACH DISTRICT
The Kentucky Community Crisis Response Board
This program is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of, and a specific protocol for, individual intervention. School professionals who desire to increase their knowledge of individual (one-on-one) crisis intervention techniques are the intended audience.
Please note that this is a two-day class. The topics listed below will be covered over the course of two days.
- The concept of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) as a comprehensive crisis intervention program
- The role of the individual crisis intervention in the comprehensive CISM program
- Terms and concepts relevant to the study of crisis, traumatic stress and crisis intervention
- Differential utilities of selected crisis communication techniques
- Demonstration of selected crisis communication techniques
- Psychological reactions to crisis and trauma
- SAFER protocol for individual crisis intervention and it’s role in comprehensive CISM
- Demonstration using the SAFER protocol for individual crisis intervention
- Review of common problems encountered while working with individuals in crisis
The training will be conducted by the Kentucky Community Crisis Response Board and is approved for EILA credit.