Keystone Crisis Intervention Team trainers have deep experience and expertise in the field of crisis response. Each trainer is a professional with years of experience specializing in such areas as victim services, mental health, children’s services, school psychology and pastoral care as well as in crisis and trauma interventions. KCIT trainers have been trained in various national and state crisis response models and must comply with a rigorous KCIT credentialing and recertification process. They are experienced presenters with a proven track record of successful adult trainings in the field of crisis response.
KCIT Core Courses
KCIT Basic Crisis Response Training
Purpose: To train qualified individuals to work as a team to help people in crisis cope with the physical, behavioral and emotional reactions to trauma in the aftermath of a community crisis.
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KCIT Advanced Crisis Response Training
This training focuses on the crisis response interventions used when dealing with extended, repetitive, retrospective, and defusing trauma situations. The 3.5-day KCIT Basic Crisis Response Training is a prerequisite for this course.
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KCIT Specialty Full & Half-Day Trainings
The following courses can be modified to meet the specific needs of your organization and your budget. Read More
BASIC CRISIS RESPONSE- Learn the basics of crisis response. This full day course is modified from the KCIT Basic Crisis Response Training and can be tailored to specific populations/ age groups.
- RESPONSES TO TRAUMA – Gain an understanding of how trauma impacts survivors in both the short and long term.
- RESILIENCY AND COPING- Learn methods of coping with traumatic events and the necessary skill to regain ones equilibrium.
- CHILDREN AND TRAUMA– Acquire the basics of providing crisis support to children who have experienced traumatic events.
- DEATH AND GRIEVING– Learn a basic understanding of the death and grieving process, especially as it relates to traumatic death.
- STRESS OF CAREGIVERS– Gain an understanding of the stressors that professional caregivers face and some helpful methods of protecting ourselves from vicarious trauma.
- ETHICS FOR CRISIS RESPONDERS– Learn how to navigate the work of crisis response in a safe and ethical way.
For more information including a schedule of fees, contact the KCIT Project Coordinator at 215-343-6543 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org