International Chaplain Academy: Disaster Psychology-CISM+/Non-Ordained
Chaplain & Pastoral Care Training:
Preparing Chaplains, Lay Persons & Clergy for Trauma, Crisis & Disaster Response
Slagle, MSSW, LCSW, LMFT, Certified
Traumatic Stress Specialist
2016 COURSE SCHEDULES & FEES
All courses are $70.00 each.
assistance may be available; if needed, please inquire.
classes begin at 8 a.m. and end (approximately) at 6 p.m.
Disaster Psychology-CISM+ Chaplain Academy # 1
____ Friday, March 28
____ Saturday, March 26
____ Saturday, May 28
Friday, May 27
____ Friday, July 22 ____
Saturday, July 23
____ Saturday, September 24 ____ Friday September 23
Academy #2 Chaplain Academy #3
____ Friday, April 22 ____ Saturday,
____ Saturday, June 25 ____
Friday, June 24
____ Friday, August 26 ____
Saturday, August 27
____ Saturday, October 29 ____ Friday, October 28
(Nov. & Dec. Schedule to be announced -Call for
are presented on back to back dates-check below
Friday, March 25 CISM+ Saturday, March 26, #1
Friday, April 22, #2 Saturday, April 23, #3
Friday, May 27, #1 Saturday, May 28, CISM+
Friday, June 24, #3 Saturday, June 25, #2
July 22, CISM+ Saturday, July 23, #1
Friday, August 26, #2 Saturday, August 27, #3
Friday, September 23, #1 Saturday,
September 24, CISM+
Friday, October 28, #3 Saturday,
October 29, #2
Academy courses can be taken in any order.
is recommended as a pre-requisite and should be taken first.
Other training dates can be arranged for the convenience of organizations, corporations, churches and groups desiring
training on their schedule.
CALL FOR INFORMATION
(918) 260-6899 Rev. Melissa Slagle
(A preferred pre-requisite for Chaplaincy courses) Presenting
the Mitchell model of crisis intervention for individuals and small groups known as debriefing; in addition to other techniques.
You will be prepared to understand a wide range of crisis intervention services including psychological first aid, crisis
intervention, best practices model, power interventions, and the need for appropriate follow up services
and referrals. Course is open to any person who wishes to know more about crisis intervention techniques, i.e. chaplains,
emergency service and disaster workers, security, safety, military, school personnel, EAPs,
human resources, psychologists, social workers, counselors, lay counselors, ministers, retired persons and anyone over age
16 can benefit. All individuals completing this course will receive an internationally recognized certificate.
Chaplain Academy #1-Content:
Introduction and Skills
Chaplaincy vs. Ministry (What is expected of a Chaplain and what is not.)
People v. Basement People Death Notification
Confidentiality Suicide & Grief
Compassion Fatigue & Burn Out Ethics
Chaplain Academy #2-Content:
A Chaplain's Presence Communication
Relationship Recovery Non-verbal Communication
with Difficult People Workplace Violence
Chaplain Academy #3-Content:
Stress Management/PTSD in children
as a Chaplain Conflict Resolution
Children in Grief/Crisis Skunks & Porcupines-PTSD
Recognizing PTSD in Self & Others *School Crisis Events
Certificates are awarded at the completion of CISM+ and another certificate is awarded
following the completion of all 3 Chaplain Academy courses
All courses for certification have CLEET approval to award 10 clock hours each.
Melissa Slagle, MSSW, LCSW,
LMFT, CTS Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LCSW)Certified Traumatic-stress Specialist (CTS)Chaplain