ICISF CISM Training for FRONTLINE Emergency Service Personnel  in Alberta

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ICISF CISM Training for FRONTLINE Emergency Service Personnel in Alberta

Core CISM training for Emergency Services in Alberta.

By ICISF-Canada

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Sat, Jun 3, 2023 8:30 AM - Sun, Jun 11, 2023 4:30 PM MDT


10525 170 St NW 10525 170 Street Northwest Edmonton, AB T5P 4W2 Canada

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ICISF-Canada is pleased to offer the ICISF Courses: “Assisting Individuals in Crisis” and “Group Crisis Intervention” taught by experienced ICISF Approved Instructors Jeff Sych and Malcolm McNeill as part of the development of the Alberta Critical Incident Peer Network.

The Alberta Critical Incident Peer Network is a peer-driven, peer-led network of ICISF CISM-trained peers. This volunteer network delivers real-time support to individuals, crews, or departments exhibiting the signs and symptoms of distress.

Basic Training in ICISF CISM hosted by a SPHIFR Grant. This is a four-day course for frontline emergency service personnel interested in being part of a provincial Peer Support network and is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of, and a specific protocol for, incident assessment, strategic planning, individual (one-on-one) crisis intervention techniques, informational group crisis techniques, and interactive group crisis techniques.


Assisting Individuals in Crisis:

  • Psychological crisis intervention
  • Resistance, resiliency, recovery
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • SAFER-Revised model
  • Suicide Awareness and Response

Group Crisis Intervention:

  • Common Stress Reactions
  • Incident Assessment
  • Strategic Planning
  • Mechanisms of Action
  • Group Crisis Interventions


DATE & TIME: JUNE 03 -04 & 10-11, 2023 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM DAILY

VENUE: WAYFOUND TRAINING ROOM Unit# 102, 10525 - 170 Street, Edmonton, AB T5P 4W2

Application for registration is limited to FRONTLINE emergency service personnel in Alberta interested in adding to or developing an integrated CISM Team for their emergency service organization and becoming part of the provincial peer support network ACIPN. Instructors have the right to decline registration to any participant who does not meet the criteria.

*A $100.00 application fee will be charged to cover the cost of lunches for each training day. This fee must be paid in full to “ICISF-Canada” to confirm a seat in the course. A grant covers all other training costs. This fee can be paid by credit card or online by registering on the Eventbrite website. Alternatively, you can send an e-transfer to jeffsych@shaw.ca indicating the name and department of the participant (or the total # of participants and their department if sending multiple personnel) in the memo field.

The deadline to register is May 26, 2023

For any further inquiries, including requesting invoicing to your organization, please contact Malcolm McNeill Tel: 780-953-1924 or Email: abcism@shaw.ca

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