Pastoral Crisis Intervention may be thought of as the combination of faith-based resources with traditional techniques of crisis intervention. Pastoral crisis intervention represents a powerful addition to traditional community and organizational psychological support resources. The purpose of this two-day workshop is to assist the participants in learning how pastoral interventions and traditional psychological crisis interventions may be effectively integrated.
Target audience: Chaplains, pastoral counselors, mental health professionals, ministers, and anyone interested in the use of faith-based resources in healing should find this course of interest.
This two-day course is 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day; 13 contact hours
- Nature of human crisis
- Nature of crisis intervention
- Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
- Signs and symptoms of the crisis state
- The “crisis of faith”
- Criteria for psychological triage
- Strategic SAFER-PCI Model
- Common PCI Mistakes
- Challenging PCIs
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- Demonstrate a familiarity with the psychological interventions as may be applied within a faith-based community.
- Define the concepts of crisis and Critical Incident Stress Management.
- Define Pastoral Crisis Intervention.
- Define the SAFER-R-PCI model.
- Identify the most appropriate Pastoral Crisis Intervention to use with a given crisis event.
Completion of “Pastoral Crisis Intervention” and receipt of a certificate indicating full attendance (13 Contact Hours) qualifies as a class in ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training Program.
For more information, call 832.851.6450 or email ACIRT@emchap.org