Education & Training

ICISF offers high-quality courses in comprehensive crisis intervention and disaster behavioral health. You may use these courses to fulfill program requirements for ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training and Continuing Education may be available.

Course Catalog

Listing of Upcoming Courses – Alphabetically | By Date

Training Opportunities for Groups at your location:

ICISF Speakers Bureau Program
Group training is a flexible and cost effective option that can reduce costs and drastically cut time-to-completion for an entire organization, agency or department. Our faculty are extremely dynamic and are renowned within the field of comprehensive crisis intervention and disaster behavioral health services. The ICISF Speakers Bureau Program can arrange to present any course or can be customized to fit with the needs of your organization from Keynote Presentations to week long training. ICISF will arrange for a faculty that shares similar experiences to your projected attendees and will work with you to setup all details of the program. For further information on ICISF’s Speakers Bureau Program, please contact terrip@icisf.org .

ICISF Approved Instructor Course Offerings
ICISF has over a thousand field instructors who have completed ICISF Approved Instructor Programs and may offer ICISF courses in their community.  ICISF Approved Instructors are individuals that are trained to teach specific ICISF courses. The Approved Instructors are able to come to your location and teach for your agency. The sponsoring agency will be responsible for arranging the course dates and associated fees directly with the instructor. Please be advised that instructors are only approved to teach certain courses and there may not always be an instructor in your immediate area. Please contact the Approved Instructor Support Department at AISupport@icisf.org for referrals of instructors nearest you. Please be sure to specify in your email where you are located and what course(s) you are interested in offering.

ICISF Regional Training Hosting
ICISF looks to partner with organizations to host ICISF Regional Trainings. The ICISF Regional Trainings are must attend experiences for anyone working in the fields of crisis intervention, mental health, traumatic stress, emergency services and disaster mental health. A variety of courses are taught by our renowned faculty during a four to five day conference. Registrants have the opportunity to attend several courses, earn Continuing Education, network with CISM practitioners from around the world, discuss CISM team issues with ICISF faculty and staff, and fulfill program requirements for ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training Program.

The local hosting organization has the opportunity to earn scholarships for the training you host as well as a portion of the net  proceeds. In return, the local host assists with the pre-conference coordination, provides A/V equipment and on-site support. For further information on hosting an ICISF Regional Training, please contact terrip@icisf.org

Training Opportunities for Individuals:

ICISF Regional/Local Trainings
The ICISF Regional Trainings are “must attend” experiences for anyone working in the fields of Crisis Intervention, Disaster Response, Education, Emergency Services, Employee Assistance, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Human Resources, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, Transportation and Traumatic Stress.

A variety of courses are taught by our renowned instructors during a four or five day conference. Registrants have the opportunity to attend several courses, earn Continuing Education, network with CISM practitioners from around the world, discuss CISM team issues with ICISF faculty and staff, and fulfill program requirements for ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training Program.
See “Upcoming Regional Trainings” on the left side bar of our home page for individual training opportunities and course offerings at each location.

ICISF Approved Instructor Course Offerings
ICISF has over a thousand field instructors who have completed ICISF Approved Instructor Programs and may offer ICISF courses in or around your area.  ICISF courses offered by ICISF Approved Instructors are listed at the links below.  Please check back often as this list is updated as new locations and dates are confirmed.