CISM Application with Children

  • CISM Application with Children (CISM)


    This course explores the developmental considerations and children’s trauma response from infancy through adolescence. Preventive, intervention and recovery strategies will assist the adult responding to traumatized children. This course will provide a venue for adults to gain comfort in their capability to assist traumatized children through a discussion of crisis management principles and the necessary modifications for children.

    Two-Day Course: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., 14 Contact Hours

  • What You Will Learn:

    • Recognizing high-risk traumatized children
    • Partnership opportunities within the community
    • Assessment considerations with the traumatized child
    • Trauma and grief symptomatology
    • Developmental considerations pertinent to the traumatized child
    • Correct and ethical crisis intervention sensitive to a child
    • Development of crisis response plans
    • Adolescent suicide deaths and appropriate crisis response
    • Parental, family and community influences
    • Implications on caring adults when working with traumatized children