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TI-1001 Early Intervention Field Traumatologist (EIFT)

If you work in crisis response, emergency services and/or disaster management

And you are trauma survivor’s first point of contact

Ensure you know what to do with the victims and/or witnesses in traumatic situations


Who would Benefit from Participation?

  • First responders (e.g., fire/rescue, emergency medical services, law enforcement)
  • Mental health and health care professionals etc.
  • This is an entry-level course with no prerequisites for the Early Intervention Field Trauma Certificate, other than successful course completion.

What is Early Intervention Field Traumatologist?

Our Early Intervention Field Traumatologist training is designed to give you skills to assist in responding promptly and effectively to natural or human caused disasters from the perspective of both the emergency responders and mental health professionals. You will gain skills in providing support in the immediate aftermath of trauma. Dr. Baranowsky designed the Early Intervention Field Traumatologist course specifically to alleviate all doubts of the crisis and emergency responders, of how to provide support in the immediate aftermath of trauma.

Already been trained in CISM?

Our program goes into more depth and breadth than CISM, including the basics of Thanatology, Victimology, Traumatic Stress, Stress Research, Crisis Intervention, Psychological First-Aid, Pros and Cons of CISD/M, Sociology of Disasters and our NEW Educate, Assess & Refer Early Intervention Model (E.A.R. Model). with no steps skipped! See what our students have said about this program.

With our state-of-the-art technology, you will have unlimited access to this online, self-paced course for 160 days (as opposed to a 1- to 2-day training session) AND support all along the way.

This course is also the first course of both our Clinical Traumatologist and Community & Workplace Traumatologist designations.

Download TI-1001 Course Outline HERE

Learning Objectives

  • Learn to respond immediately to the emotional components of natural or human-caused disaster.
  • Lessen the negative impact resulting from the stress/trauma caused by crisis.
  • Differentiate between stress and trauma.
  • Identify the stages of grief and bereavement.
  • Execute a preliminary trauma assessment.
  • Survey group, individual, debriefing and Defusing Models.
  • Learn how to apply the new Educate, Assess and Refer (EAR) Field Trauma Model.
  • Understand reactions and how to respond to Chemical/Biological/Radioactive/Nuclear Terrorism.
  • Recognize the phases of disaster, emergency management and key concepts of mental health.
  • Discuss responder resiliency, prevention and self-care strategies.

Course Details

  • In depth narrated interactive course presentation
  • Downloadable student manual for your personal and workplace use
  • Final quiz requiring a passing grade of 80%
  • Estimated course time: 28 hours
  • Certificate of completion
  • 160 day access (extendable within 12 months)
  • Required Course Readings – Early Intervention Field Traumatologist (Manual for Course TI-1001)
  • Continuing education credit if available*

Course Price: $139 CAD plus applicable taxes.

Thanks so much – this training journey has been wonderful! The training has provided such valuable tools and information. I work with a very demanding/challenging population where there is a lot of clients presenting with trauma. I’m so grateful to the Traumatology Institute. I will be sure to keep an eye out for any other training opportunities offered Julie Meathrell MSW RSW, Social Worker, London Centre of Hope Family Health Team USA

Our Dedication to Your Success

We’re dedicated to your success. If you are not satisfied with our courses, we will give you a full refund within 10 days of your purchase.

Register for course EIFT TI-1001 OR for the complete designations Click Clinical Traumatology or Community & Workplace Traumatology.

Organizations that Recognize Traumatology Institute Programs

    • American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress (AAETS)*
    • Board of Behavioral Sciences – California*
    • Canadian Professional Counsellors Association*
    • Canadian Psychological Association*
    • Green Cross Academy of Traumatology*
    • National Association of Social Workers*
    • National Center for Crisis Management*
    • U.S. Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress*
    • International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP)*

*Separate application required.

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