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Crisis Response Planning

Oct 17, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)


Price: 235.00 (regular rate)


Whitehorse, Yukon – Westmark Whitehorse


Trainer: Nataschaa Chatterton

Nataschaa Chatterton ACHIEVE Trainer

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Nataschaa Chatterton

Nataschaa has a Masters in Conflict Analysis and Management and has worked as a mediator, coach, facilitator and counselor. She has lived in rural Yukon for ten years working with First Nations governments and communities. Nataschaa’s work is founded on the beliefs of the value of all perspectives, the innate desire we each have to be accepted and that our history does not need to dictate our future...


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Description

Offered through Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc.

To effectively respond to critical incidents (violence, suicide, tragedy, etc.), schools, communities and organizations need to plan ahead of time so they are prepared to respond to these unfortunate events. This training will focus on how to organize effectively and quickly at a time of high stress so that groups are better prepared to respond to the emotional needs of those affected by a critical incident. A key component of the training is review of a Crisis Response Checklist, an important tool when managing the complexities of a critical incident. Participants will leave the workshop with a clear understanding of how to implement their own crisis response team and plan for their specific environment.

Please note that for the purpose of this workshop, “crisis response” refers to the steps that are made after a critical incident. This is not a threat assessment or emergency preparedness workshop.

About This Workshop

Workshop Outline

  • Definitions and Overview
  • Spectrum of Critical Incidents
  • Trauma - An Overview
  • Crisis Response Team and Plan Development
  • Crisis Response Checklist
  • Organizing in Times of High Stress
  • Media Relations
  • High Risk Individuals
  • Individual Debriefing
  • Critical Incident Group Debriefing
  • Memorials
  • Evaluation and Debriefing
  • Follow-up Assessments
  • Trigger Events and Anniversaries
  • How Suicide is Different

Target Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop intended for school personnel, social service and health care professionals, managers, human resource professionals and anyone seeking a better understanding of ways to respond to tragic events.

Method of Delivery

Lecture, case study review, video and small group discussion

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Understand why crisis response planning is helpful.
  • Describe a framework for team and plan development.
  • Know how to organize an effective response after a critical incident.
  • Identify what type of responses are most appropriate for the situation.
  • Apply principals learned to their own environment.

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Details

Date:
October 17, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Whitehorse, Yukon – Westmark Whitehorse
201 Wood Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2E4 Canada
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Phone:
867-393-9700
At checkout you will have the option to pay by credit card or to receive an invoice to be paid later.

Registration Information

Register Early! Seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

The Early Registration rate is available for those participants who submit both their registration form and payment 3 weeks before the workshop.

Participants will receive a spiral bound training manual and a certificate of completion.

Workshop Schedule

The workshops start at 9:00 AM and conclude around 4:00 PM. Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00 AM on the first day to check in and receive a training manual. Regular breaks are scheduled throughout the day. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM, unless otherwise stated above. Our half day workshops start at 9:00 am and conclude at 12:00pm

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify ACHIEVE of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. Please make travel arrangements with this in mind.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, register for selected workshop, then once in shopping cart, add quantity of participants and provide names of all participants.

Continuing Education Credit

Workshop participants receive a certificate indicating credits awarded based on the length and completion of the workshop.  A two day workshop earns 12 Continuing Education hours and a one day workshop earns 6 hours.   While many associations and licensing bodies accept ACHIEVE workshops for Continuing Education Credit, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body you are requesting the credits for.