KCIT Advanced Crisis Response Protocol Training Course Description
Course Overview: While the Basic Crisis Intervention is the most commonly used form of intervention employed by most KCIT trained responders, some situations need a different form of intervention. This training focuses on the crisis response interventions used when dealing with traumas that are immediate and ongoing, extended, repetitive, and historical in nature as well as one on one companioning responses.
Target Audiences: This course is designed for:
- Victim Service providers
- First responders
- School personnel including counselors and staff responsible to school safety planning
- Mental health providers
- EAP personnel
- Business and organizational personnel responsible for work place safety planning
- Faith-based leaders
Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course:
- Participants will gain knowledge of how trauma affects individuals physiologically, behaviorally and psychologically
- Participants will further their knowledge by reviewing advanced crisis intervention protocols for events that are immediate and ongoing, extended, repetitive, and historical in nature.
- Participants will gain knowledge of the process undertaken to assess if an advanced protocol is appropriate for crisis response service implementation.
- Participants will learn to recognize different types of traumatic situations and tailor their responses accordingly.
- Participants will build skills by practicing the advanced crisis response skills in group crisis interventions simulations.
Course Length: 6 training hours
Pre-requisites: 25 hr. KCIT Basic Crisis Response Team Training