Assisting Individuals in Crisis Training

October 14 - 15, 8:00 am - 5:30 pm  |  Student Ministry Auditorium

2384 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, PA, USA

Everyday bad things happen to good people. Are you prepared to reach out and offer hope to someone facing challenging issues? This two day seminar offered through Christ in Action will help you, help others. Crisis intervention is often called ’emotional first-aid’. This interactive program is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of crisis intervention along with proper protocols for assisting individuals in the throes of crisis situations.  Those attending the seminar will learn how to administer this emotional first-aid to people by using a variety of intervention techniques. This training has been helpful to both mental health professionals as well as those inexperienced in the field.

Topics include:

  • Key terms and concepts
  • Attentive listening
  • Crisis communication techniques
  • Psychological reactions in crisis
  • Mechanisms of action in crisis intervention
  • Avoiding harmful practices
  • The SAFER-R model of individual crisis intervention
  • Commonly used crisis and disaster mental health interventions
  • Self-care issues

Friday 8am – 5:30pm, Saturday 8:30am – 5:30pm. Must attend both days to receive certificate.

Early registration: $175 per person (ends Sept. 22, 2022)

Registration: $200

At the door: $225

Registration includes continental breakfast, hot lunch, snacks, course materials and certificate.