2-Day Pre-Congress Workshops
Pre-Congress Workshops are optional educational programming which take place February 19, 20 & 21, and are offered at an additional fee. Refer to the Registration Fees page or the Registration Form for fee information.
The chart below visually shows which workshops can be combined with others, and which workshops cannot be combined because they overlap.
You may choose to attend:
- a single 1-day workshop (either Wednesday or Thursday),
- two 1-day workshops (select one on Wednesday and one on Thursday)
- one 2-day workshop (held Wednesday & Thursday; must attend both days of selected workshop)
- one 3-day workshop (held Tuesday – Thursday; must attend all 3 days).
If selecting two-day workshop, please choose from the list below and circle the appropriate letter (C or D) on the Registration Form or when registering online, make your selection in the pre-Congress section.
PLEASE NOTE: THE FOLLOWING (C & D) ARE 2-DAY WORKSHOPS AND CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY 1-DAY OR 3-DAY WORKSHOPS.
Workshops C & D will be offered on Wednesday, February 20 and Thursday, February 21 from 8:00am – 5:00pm each day.
C. Advanced Group Crisis Intervention
Peter F. Volkmann, MSW
Builds on the concepts presented in the Group Crisis Intervention course. Provides up to date advanced CISM techniques for complex situations such as significantly delayed or multiple incidents as well as line of duty deaths, the suicide of a colleague and disaster interventions. The latest research is also presented. Completion of the Group Crisis Intervention course should be considered a pre-requisite for attending the Advanced Group Crisis Intervention course.
Core Course for ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training Program
D. Field Traumatology: A Hands on Disaster Deployment Training
Daniel Casey, EdD, LADC, LMSW, Mary Schoenfeldt, CFT, CCFE
Can you support someone in a disaster? How do Disaster Mental Health, Disaster Stress Management, Compassion Fatigue, and CISM work together? Field Traumatology is a set of skills to walk onto a disaster scene and have credibility with the Incident Command and begin helping those who need you.