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Course: Advanced Group Crisis Intervention (AGCI)

  • Club of United Business (CUB) Level 5, 93 - 95 Queen Street Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia (map)

This two day course is designed to cater for those providing group support services after crisis for at least two years and who have previously completed the Group Crisis Intervention (GCI) course (or equivalent).

Course content includes:

  • Review of CISM experience and learning since initial or earlier group crisis intervention training

  • Advanced incident assessment and strategic planning within wellbeing and risk management contexts

  • Planning for the pre-incident and post-incident responses

  • Focused practice in complex scenarios around large and small group interventions including group psychological first aid

  • Differentiating between trauma and crisis responses

  • Community effects in the short and long term

  • Advanced minimising risk and maximising benefits of group interventions, and

  • Secondary traumatisation and protecting the helper long term.

All courses are accredited with Crisis Intervention Management Australasia (CIMA) and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) and participants receive the appropriate CIMA attendance and ICISF completion certificates.


Duration: Two days (9.00am to 5.00pm each day)

Location: Club of United Business (CUB) Level 5, 93 - 95 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000

Facilitator: Alexina Baldini (Psychologist)

Dates: Wednesday July 24 - Thursday July 25, 2019

Cost: $660.00 (includes GST); CIMA* member special $605.00 (includes GST)

Includes: Participant manual and morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

Booking RSVP: July 17th, 2019 & enquiries to Abbey Brown (Executive Assistant) +61 3 9663 9168