Courses and Events
Critical Incident and Stress Management Courses 2021
15-17 September 2021:
CISM Combined Assisting Individuals in Crisis & Group Crisis Intervention (course information)
29 September 2021:
**NEW** The Secrets of Psychological Body Armor ™ – Holistic Wellness for Emergency Services and Healthcare Professions (course information)
Places limited, to book: Contact us
CISM Bite Size
PSA Ltd are delighted to launch a series of 40 minute online presentations on CISM-related subjects, sharing lessons learned from others, A 20 min Q&A will be held at the end of each session. If you have a suggested topic to present, or a topic you would like to hear more about, please let us know.
1. Managing an Established CISM Team with Lynn Combe and Jacqui Clark, NATS, 2pm Thurs 7 January
2. A Peer Supporter Perspective with Ann Elliott, 8pm Thurs 21 January
3. A Year of CISM in Healthcare with Tina Suttle-Smith, Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, 12.30pm Wed 3 February
4. Stealth CISM with Dr Marion McNaught, PSA Ltd, 8pm Thursday 18 February
5. The neuroscience behind a cuppa and a sticky bun... with Dr Mike Lawson, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, 4pm Thurs 4 March
6. CISM in the Mediterranean with Lt Col Ollie Barbour, Irish Naval Service, 8pm Thurs 18 March
7. Looking after your CISM Team with Angela Lewis, PSA Ltd, 1pm Tues 30 March
A number of sessions have been recorded and may be available for CISM trained individuals, please message firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Retrieval 2020 - Resilience & Peer Support Workshop
Angela Lewis, PSA Director will lead a Resilience & Peer Support Workshop at Retrieval 2020, the UK'S National Prehospital & Critical Care Transfer Conference on 30 April 2020. Update: Conference cancelled and will take place 22-23 April 2021 aiming to keep the same programme.
PSA Ltd. regularly deliver ICISF Accredited CISM training to individual organisations where materials are adapted to sector specific scenarios.
Please contact us for more information.
Past Courses and Events
Critical Incident and Stress Management
ICISF accredited Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention over 3 days. Glasgow, 11th – 13th November 2020.
ICISF accredited Assisting Individuals in Crisis, ONLINE, 25-26 August 2020.
ICISF accredited Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention over 3 days. Glasgow, 21st – 23rd January 2020.
ICISF accredited Assisting Individuals in Crisis, Albany Learning and Conference Centre, Glasgow, 11th - 12th November 2019.
ICISF accredited Group Crisis Intervention, Albany Learning and Conference Centre, Glasgow, 13th - 14th November 2019.
PSA Ltd. Covid-19 Response
PSA Director, Angela Lewis, led a series of free 2 hour online refresher courses for CISM trained individuals, to enhance their skills and increase confidence in delivering CISM support to colleagues during the Covid-19 pandemic.
1. SAFER-R Model*
2. Normalising Stress and Coping*
3. CMB and RITS*
*recordings of these are available for CISM trained individuals, please contact us for passwords to access.
CISM Alliance Information Day
A day of sharing learning from different fields at varying stages of implementation of CISM peer support programmes. Presentations included: CISM in a Humanitarian Setting: The Irish Naval Response with the Syrian Refugees in the Med, by Oliver Michael Barbour, Col Rtd, NATS – Supporting an established team by Lynn Combe, CISM Programme Manager (National Air Traffic Services) and Building a CISM team from scratch in Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust by Tina Suttle-Smith, Strategic Medical Education. Further information
Professor Atle Dyregrov Masterclass
PSA Ltd was delighted to host a masterclass by world leading trauma expert Professor Atle Dyregrov in Glasgow in March 2019. The sold out event was attended by a wide range of professionals from healthcare, aviation, fire, ambulance and police services. The event included the launch of the CISM Alliance, a voluntary organisation of European leaders in post trauma incident care, established by PSA Director Angela Lewis.