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Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training course
November 29, 2017 - December 2, 2017$550
At the end of November, Muskoka Victim Services has arranged for a four-day Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training course to come to Hidden Valley Resort.
This type of training is very useful for members of groups such as: Police ◦ Fire ◦ EMS ◦ Crisis Workers ◦ Mental Health Professionals / Counsellors / Therapists / Social Workers ◦ Peer Support Teams ◦ Hospital Staff ◦ Disaster Response Teams ◦ Education ◦ Frontline Workers ◦ Management ◦ Spiritual Care ◦ Probation & Parole ◦ Corrections ◦ Anyone working with victims/survivors of crime and tragedy.
Designed to present the core elements of a comprehensive, systematic and multi-component crisis intervention
curriculum, the Individual and Group Crisis Intervention courses 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 individual and group crisis interventions, specifically demobilizations, defusings and the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). The need for appropriate followup services and referrals when necessary will also be discussed.
◦ Relevant research findings ◦ Relevant recommendations for practice
◦ Incident assessment ◦ Strategic intervention planning
◦ “Resistance, resilience, recovery” continuum ◦ Small group crisis interventions
◦ Individual and large group crisis interventions ◦ Adverse outcome associated with crisis intervention
◦ Reducing risks ◦ Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Dr. Lori Gray is a clinical, forensic, and rehabilitation psychologist who focuses on the issue of trauma through her work with first responders (e.g., paramedics, firefighters, police officers, communications officers), victims, and criminal offenders. She provides consultation, crisis support, and education for the emergency services and high trauma sectors. Her background includes experiences such as the staff psychologist for one of the largest paramedic services in Canada, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Psychological Trauma Program and the
Law and Mental Health Program), Detroit Receiving Hospital (level one trauma centre in inner city Detroit), Ministry of the Attorney General, Correctional Service of Canada, and postsecondary teaching. She has received the Future Pioneers of Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association, Early Career Achievement Award from the Canadian Psychological Association Traumatic Stress Section, Odyssey Early Career Achievement Award and GLAD Award for Teaching and Mentorship from the University of Windsor, and
other awards from agencies such as the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Canadian Psychological Association, and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Dr. Gray has served on advisory boards for the Paramedic Chiefs of Canada, Paramedic Association of Canada, Canadian Standards Association. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Board of Directors for the Ontario Psychological Association.
Hidden Valley Resort, Algonquin Room, Huntsville, Ontario
8:30am to 4:30pm
$550 per person
LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE
To Register: Download and complete the registration form and send along with fee to Muskoka Victim Services
For all inquiries, please contact Muskoka Victim Services at 1-844-762-9945