Critical Incident Stress Debriefing - Modified for Schools

This workshop will address the techniques used to debrief adults and children who witnessed or experienced a traumatic event such as a shooting, bus accident, hostage situation, etc.  Experiential techniques will be utilized to demonstrate key information and skill building, including a mock debriefing demonstration.  This workshop is appropriate for psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses, administrators, teachers,  police officers, firemen, EMT’s.
This workshop is more in-depth in the trauma area than the second day of the crisis management workshop.


Participants will be able to:

Describe adult and children’s responses to trauma.
Identify critical incident stress indicators and post traumatic stress  indicators.
Model appropriate techniques for debriefing adults and children.




Defining Trauma 
Identifying Uses of the Debriefing Process
Adult Responses to Trauma
Indication of Need for Referral, Documentation, Follow-up
Children’s Responses to Trauma
Process of Conducting an Adult Debriefing
Ground Rules
Team Member’s Roles and Responsibilities
Opening the Session
Techniques for Debriefing Children
Art Activity
Decision: With or Without Parents?
Talking, Writing, Drawing
Mock Debriefing with Adults
Mock Debriefing with Children


Interested in this workshop? Contact the RENEW Center today by calling 859-756-3519


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For More Information, contact:

Judy Keith, Ed.D.

RENEW Center for Personal Recovery, Inc.
1085 S. Dogwood
Berea, KY 40403
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