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Course Individual and Group Crisis Intervention (GRIN)

  • Level 1, 156 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC, 3000 Australia (map)

This training (usually two courses of two days each but delivered as a three day course due to the accreditation and experience of the trainers) is to assist participants to respond effectively to incidents and crises and to support people in the community, their colleagues and the organisation in the most appropriate way. It focuses on both individual and group processes and is useful for all staff and particularly those in any peer support role within workplaces.

Course content includes:

  • Crisis Intervention and CISM terminology and background

  • Introduction to Psychological First Aid

  • Crisis communication skills

  • Psychological and behavioural reactions to critical incidents and approaches to people in crisis

  • Crisis Management Briefing (CMB)

  • Rest, Information and Transition Services (RITS)

  • Immediate Small Group Support (ISGS)/Defusing

  • Powerful Event Group Support (PEGS)/ Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

  • Stress Stocktakes

  • Resilience/wellbeing sessions and associated strategies

  • Values, ethics and practice standards; and

  • Post traumatic growth/Self-care.

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


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

Location: Level 1, 156 Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia

Facilitators: Alexina Baldini

Course Dates: Wednesday November 20 - Friday November 22, 2019

Cost: $1045.00 (incl. GST); CIMA* member special ($990.00 incl. GST)

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

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