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CISM Training in Kananaskis April 2-3 & 9-10, 2022

April 2, 2022 @ 8:30 am - April 3, 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 Kananaskis Emergency Services and Sponsored by OHS Mental Health for First Responders 2021-2022 grant cycle. This is a four-day course for fire service personnel interested in being part of a provincial Peer Support network and is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of, and specific protocols for, incident assessment, strategic planning, individual (one-on-one) crisis intervention techniques, informational group crisis techniques, and interactive group crisis techniques.

Assisting Individuals in Crisis April 02 & 03, 2022

Group Crisis Intervention April 09 & 10, 2022

Kananaskis Emergency Services Centre: 1 Boundary Road, Kananaskis, AB T0L2C0

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

All participants must register for both courses and as part of the grant criteria, be offered to participate in a pre-and post-training survey.

*The Registration fee of $550.00 is required to be paid in full to Kananaskis Improvement District to reserve a seat. Partial training costs are sponsored by an OHS Futures grant. Training materials, certificates, two coffee breaks and a lunch for each training day are included. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test will be required.


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

This training is not suitable for civilians or victim services.

The deadline to register is March 02, 2022


To reserve seats for your organization please contact Gary Robertson at: kananaskisfiretraining@gov.ab.ca 

Kananaskis CISM Training POSTER April2022


April 2, 2022 @ 8:30 am
April 3, 2022 @ 4:30 pm


Kananaskis Emergency Services Centre
1 Boundary Road
Kananaskis, Alberta Canada
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