Board/Team Meetings

2nd Wednesday of the odd months
6:00pm Board / 7:00pm Team

Cromwell Fire Department
West Street Station
1 West Street
Cromwell, CT 06416

2020
May 13
July 8
September 9
November 18*
(changed due to Veterans Day)

Board Meetings

2nd Wednesday of the even months
6:00pm

19 Crest Drive
Cromwell, CT 06416

2020
April 1*
(changed due to Passover)
June 10
August 12
October 14
December 9

Training

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Spring 2020 Courses

Assisting Individuals in Crisis
Postponed until further notice
March 21st and 22nd, 2020
Mystic River Ambulance

March 28th and 29th, 2020
Vernon Public Safety

Group Crisis Intervention
May 16th and 17th, 2020
Cromwell Fire Station
105 Coles Road
Cromwell, CT 06416

Suicide Awareness – An Introduction for Crisis Responders
May 16th, 2020
Site to be determined

The CT Critical Incident Stress Management Team will be conducting courses designed and supported by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF).

Class fee includes required course materials and ICISF certificate upon successful completion.


Course Descriptions

Assisting Individuals in Crisis
(2 day class - 8:00am to 4:30pm - $200)
(CT OEMS approved for 13 CME hours.)
Entry level program designed to teach participants the fundamentals of, and specific protocol for individual crisis intervention. Highlights include topics such as psychological crisis and intervention, the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) system, the SAFER-Revised model of intervention, suicide intervention, and more. It is designed for anyone who desires to increase their knowledge of individual (one-on-one) crisis intervention techniques in the fields of Emergency Services, Business and Industry, Education, Employee Assistance and others.
Maximum 25 attendees per course.

Group Crisis Intervention
(2 day class - 8:00am to 4:30pm - $200)
(CT OEMS approved for 14 CME hours.)
Class is designed to present the core elements of a comprehensive, systematic, and multi-component crisis intervention curriculum. Fundamentals of CISM will be outlined and knowledge and tools delivered to provide several group crisis interventions, specifically Defusings and Critical Incident Stress Debriefings. Highlights include incident assessment, strategic intervention planning, line of duty death interventions and more. This course is designed for those planning on being a part of a CISM Team in the fields of Emergency Services, Business and Industry, Education, Employee Assistance and others.

Maximum 25 attendees per course.

Suicide Awareness – An Introduction for Crisis Responders
(1 day class - 8:00am to 4:30pm - $100)
Class is designed to enable first responders to recognize and effectively intervene with suicidal individuals. Highlights include an overview of suicide, risk and recognition, strategies for responding to those considering suicide, referral skills and more.
Maximum 25 attendees per course.