Through Sept. 8 — Health Choice 2022 Virtual Crisis Training Series

| September 5, 2022

All courses are free and will be taught virtually, via Zoom.

By BlueCross BlueShield – (Health Choice Arizona)

Health Choice/Blue Cross Blue Shield of AZ, in partnership with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF), is hosting a free, virtual Crisis Training Series for providers!

There will be a total of seven courses, which include those listed below, and we invite you and your staff to participate. Please note, some courses are available more than once. Each course is free and participants are eligible for CEUs. For more information and to register for any of the trainings, see the attached flyer.

  • Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention – August 22nd – 23rd, 2022
  • Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention – September 6th – 8th, 2022

Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention – August 22nd – 23rd, 2022 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Description: How do I ask someone if they are feeling suicidal? What do I do if they say they are suicidal? How do I deal with the strong emotions suicide generates? This course will provide answers for these and other questions many of crisis interventionists have about suicide. It will provide participants with basic information about suicide as well as help participants develop practical skills for prevention, intervention and postvention. Small group role plays will allow participants to apply the suggested techniques as they are learned. (2 – Day Course; Max Participants: 24)
Presenter: Thompson, LSCW, Denise J. – ICISF
Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/suicide-prevention-intervention-and-postvention-tickets-337504052707

 

Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention – September 6th – 8th, 2022 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Description: Designed to present the core elements of a comprehensive, systematic and multi- component crisis intervention curriculum, this course will prepare participants to understand a wide range of crisis intervention services for both the individual and for groups. 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 referrals when necessary will also be discussed. (3 – Day Course; Max Participants: 24)

Presenter: Potter, LMSW, FAAETS Dennis – ICISF
Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/assisting-individuals-in-crisis-and-group-crisis-intervention-tickets-337506489997

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