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CISM Training for Paramedics May 2-5, 2022 in Edmonton

May 2, 2022 @ 8:30 am - May 5, 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 Medavie Health Services. This is a four-day course for emergency medical 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 May 02 & 03, 2022 

Group Crisis Intervention May 04 & 05, 2022 

8:30AM – 4:30PM DAILY

Location: Wayfound Training Room

Unit 100, 10525 – 170 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5P 4W2


*The Registration fee of $650.00 is required to be paid in full to Medavie Health Services 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 medical 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 April 25, 2022

For Registration Criteria, Please Contact Terry Boettcher Email: terry.boettcher@medaviehs.com 


May 2, 2022 @ 8:30 am
May 5, 2022 @ 4:30 pm


Wayfound Training Room
100, 10525 - 170 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5P4W2 Canada
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