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CISM Training for All Emergency Services June 27-30, 2022

June 27, 2022 @ 8:30 am - June 30, 2022 @ 4:30 pm


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 Provincial Network. The Alberta Critical Incident Provincial 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 who have been exposed to critical incidents and are exhibiting the signs and symptoms of distress.


Basic Training in ICISF CISM hosted by Spruce Grove Fire Services. This is a four-day course for all 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.

Course highlights include:

  • Psychological crisis intervention
  • Resistance, resiliency, recovery
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • SAFER-Revised model
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Common Reactions
  • Incident Assessment
  • Strategic Planning
  • Mechanisms of Action
  • Group Crisis Interventions


Assisting Individuals in Crisis June 27 & 28, 2022

Group Crisis Intervention June 29 & 30, 2022

8:30AM – 4:30PM DAILY

Location: Spruce Grove Fire Services Training Centre

36 – 5th Avenue

Spruce Grove, AB  T7X 2C4


*The Registration fee of $580.00 is required to be paid in full to The City of Spruce Grove to reserve a seat. Training materials, certificates, two coffee breaks and a lunch for each training day are included.

Registration is limited to frontline emergency service personnel in Alberta interested in adding to, or developing, a CISM Team integrated into their emergency service organization and joining the ACIPN.


 The deadline to register is June 10, 2022

For Registration Criteria, Please Contact Assitant Deputy Chief Robert Knull Email: rknull@sprucegrove.org


June 27, 2022 @ 8:30 am
June 30, 2022 @ 4:30 pm


Spruce Grove Fire Services Training Centre
36 - 5 Avenue
Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X2C4 Canada
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