Events & Training

Basic Critical Incident Stress Management: CISM (Defusing)


Basic Critical Incident Stress Management: CISM (Defusing)

This training is open to St.Amant staff and Volunteers (exceptions apply). If you are a staff member, please speak to your supervisor to register. If you are not a St.Amant staff member, and would like more information about this training opportunity, please email

Training Overview

St.Amant offers a half-day Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training to support staff members who experience a challenging or critical incident in the workplace. CISM defusing allows for a rapid reduction of intense reactions, normalization of the experience, and allows leaders to assess whether further support is needed.

Learning Objectives

  • What is a Critical Incident?
  • Types of stress, including triggers and reactions
  • How to use CISM defusing formally and informally, including practical experience 

What you can expect: 
This workshop includes the use of lecture, videos, group discussions, and breakout rooms. Participants are expected to join using a device with a webcam and microphone to fully participate. ​

if you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please email with the details and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please contact us 7-10 days prior to your training event.

Si vous exigez des mesures d’adaptation dues à une incapacité ou une condition médicale, veuillez nous en informez en nous envoyant un courriel à l’adresse suivante: Nous ferons de notre mieux afin de vous accommoder. Merci denous contacter au moins 7 à 10 jours avant votre session de formation.

Hourly Schedule

April 24

9 - 10
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May 8, 2023


Available to staff, volunteers, businesses, families and community members
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm