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Course: Strategic Response to Crisis

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

This course focuses on the sequence of crisis intervention processes to use, for which individuals and/or groups, at what times and under what circumstances.

Training in strategic planning and tactical decision making is the cornerstone of this course, along with preparedness of the crisis support personnel.

This course requires prior completion of the Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention training programs (GRIN) or equivalent.

Course content includes:

  • Strategic planning as it applies to crisis intervention

  • Incident management systems and crisis intervention

  • Elements of effective planning

  • Steps in developing the plan

  • Planning process in assessing target populations

  • Determining the type, timing and resources necessary

  • Assisting large numbers of people involved in a crisis

  • The most important crisis intervention tactics, and

  • Managing a complicated or large scale crisis event in the workplace or the community.

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

Location: Level 1, 156 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000 Australia

Facilitator: Alexina Baldini (Psychologist)

Dates: Tuesday November 26 - Wednesday November 27, 2019

Cost: $715.00 (incl. GST); CIMA* member special ($660.00 incl. GST)

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

Booking RSVP: Thursday November 14, 2019 & enquiries to Abbey Brown (Executive Assistant) +61 3 9663 9168