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Group Crisis Intervention Certification Training

  • 10 Feb 2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • 11 Feb 2021
  • 5:00 PM
  • Online (Zoom)
  • 28


  • Select this option if you are FMHCA member who wants attendance to be reported to CE Broker for CEUs.
  • Select this option if you would like to attend this webinar, but you are not a member of FMHCA. If you request CEUs, your attendance will be reported to CE Broker.


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 after a traumatic episode. Fundamentals of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) will be outlined and participants will leave with the knowledge and tools to provide several group crisis interventions, specifically demobilizations, defusings and the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). The need for appropriate follow-up services and psychological referrals after a traumatic event will be addressed. This course is designed for anyone in the fields of Business & Industry, Crisis Intervention, Disaster Response, Education, Emergency Services, Employee Assistance, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, and Traumatic Stress. This certification class is part of the core curriculum required to serve on a team with business, military, law enforcement, fire or medical first responders. GCI training will guide the participant through a training process to enhance the participants overall crisis intervention skills and provide specific procedures applicable to distressed groups depending on the circumstances of the critical incident. Although Group Crisis Intervention has therapeutic features and can be practiced by mental health professionals, it is not psychotherapy nor is it a substitute for psychotherapy after a traumatic episode.

CE Broker Tracking #: 20-717393

This is an event sponsored by FMHCA, an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider. FMHCA NBCC Provider# 2058. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  FMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW – FMHCA CE Broker #: 50-748

Learning Objectives:

1. Define key crisis intervention terms such as “critical incident,” “crisis,” and “crisis intervention."

2. Devine key stress management terms such as “stress,” “traumatic stress,” and “Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM).”

3. Explain the role of the comprehensive, integrated, systematic and multi-component crisis intervention system known as “Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM).”

About the Presenter:

Dwight Bain helps people rewrite their story through strategic

change. His strategies have been featured on hundreds of radio and televisions programs nationally and dozens of TV news stations across the networks of ABC, FOX, and NBC.

He is a trusted medica source quoted by the Washington Post,

New York Times, Los Angeles Times, MSNBC, and many more.

Dwight’s skill as a communicator led Toastmaster’s International to select him as the best public speaker in Florida three years in a row. He has challenged thousands of organizations like Disney, Toyota, and the United States Army to create a positive change. He is a best-selling author about creating positive change through his books, blogs, and podcast. He has also been quoted in over 20 books. Dwight is a lifelong resident of Orlando where he lives with his wife Sheila of 30 years along with their many pets and packed suitcases ready for their next adventure together.

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