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Crisis Training Institute Programs

To learn more about our programs or to schedule a consultation, please call 412-589-6302.


Crisis Training Institute programs can be tailored to address the unique concerns of your specific group or work setting based upon an evaluation of your needs. Our trainers can come to your workplace to conduct training sessions or training can be arranged at an alternate site.

Upon request, we also provide consultation. Consultation can include environmental evaluations, critical incident stress management strategies, and development of crisis team-building, planning, and response procedures.

In the early 1990’s, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital’s Office of Education and Regional Programming (now known as Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Western Psychiatric) established the Crisis Training Institute. The Crisis Training Institute assists organizations to ready themselves for crisis and disaster response by providing best practice education and training workshops on crisis prevention, intervention and postvention. Our programs have become leading examples of crisis, stress, and behavioral health emergency management.

The Crisis Training Institute provides a wide range of programs and consulting services in crisis prevention, intervention, and postvention, including stress management and the mental health components of disaster response. Our programs highlight a realistic, hands-on instructional approach. Our experts can travel to your workplace or an alternate site to conduct training sessions.


Program Pricing

Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCM) Class
Onsite
Cost: $1,815
Length: 8 hours
Number of participants: 8-24
Number of trainers: 2

Offsite
Cost: $1,815*
Length: 8 hours
Number of participants: 8-24
Number of trainers: 2

CCM Train the Trainer (T4T)
Onsite
Cost: $965/person
Length: 40 hours
Number of participants: 8-24
Number of trainers: 2

Offsite
Cost: $9,075*
Length: 40 hours
Number of participants: 5-24
Number of trainers: 2

CCM Trainer Re-Education
Onsite
Cost: $385/person
Length: 16 hours
Number of participants: 8-24
Number of trainers: 2

Offsite
Cost: $3,660*
Length: 16 hours
Number of participants: 5-24
Number of trainers: 2

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Onsite
Cost: $325/person
Length: 16 hours
Number of participants: 8-15
Number of trainers: 2

Offsite
Cost: $4,700*
Length: 16 hours
Number of participants: 8-15
Number of trainers: 2

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
Onsite
Cost: $385/person
Length: 30 hours
Number of participants: 8-30
Number of trainers: 2

Offsite
Cost: $7,260* (plus cost of training materials and class registration)
Length: 30 hours
Number of participants: 8-30
Number of trainers: 2

*Offsite trainings may include travel expenses for trainers (eg. food allowance, lodging allowance, mileage, rental car cost, airfare) which will be added to the cost of the training.