The primary training for Chaplains is CISM – Critical Incident Stress Management, which is served by International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (  The mission of the ICISF is to provide leadership, education training, consultation, and support services in comprehensive crisis intervention and disaster behavioral health services to the emergency response professions, other organizations, and communities worldwide.       

  • Group Crisis Intervention – Basic & Advanced
  • Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support – Basic & Advanced
  • Suicide Awareness – Prevention, Intervention and Postvention
  • Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disasters
  • Managing School Crises: From Theory to Application
  • CISM Application with Children
  • Grief Following Trauma
  • Strategic Response to Crisis
  • Stress Management for Trauma Providers
  • Pastoral Crisis Intervention


Other Training

  • IFOC Chaplaincy Certification Training
  • Sharing Hope in Crisis (BGEA)
  • CERT – Community Emergency Response Teams (City/Regional Training)
  • Albuquerque Citizens Police Academy
  • Fire Chaplaincy
  • FBI Community Training
  • IS–100   Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • IS–200   ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS–700   National Incident Management System
  • IS–800   National Response Framework