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Basic Peer Support Crisis Intervention Training Program (BPSCITP)

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The Basic Peer Support Crisis Intervention Training Program (BPSCITP) is FLETC center advanced training program designed to teach federal law enforcement and support personnel how to accurately assess and effectively intervene with individuals and groups experiencing distress. Participants will learn the “mechanics” of stress and the various reactions that follow. Participants will also learn to mitigate the stress response and return individuals and groups to adaptive functioning.

Participants who are currently involved – or wanting to be involved – in a peer support or crisis intervention program are encouraged to attend. The course is taught by experienced mental health and law enforcement instructors. There is no prerequisite for this program. 

Type: Advanced

Length: 5 class days


  • Key terms and concepts
  • Identify various stress reactions
  • Identify various factors that cause stress reactions
  • Assessment of individuals and groups experiencing distress
  • Application of individual, large group and small group interventions to lower the stress response
  • Ethical principles and standards of peer and crisis intervention practice
  • Planning and organizing crisis response teams

Course Requirements

  • Attend and participate in all components of training
  • Late arrivals and early dismissals are not permitted
  • Skill performance lab exercises
  • Pre-registration is required

Tuition and Cost

  • Estimated tuition cost for 5-day training approximately $180.00 (excluding travel, lodging, meals, etc.)
  • For the current costs, contact CISM Specialist at (912) 554-4247 or send an email to:

Registration Information

  • To register, please contact Angie Michael by phone at 912-267-2269 or by email at
  • Seats are limited to 24 per class

Additional Information

BPSCITP is a FLETC center advanced training program and students will be housed on FLETC in available dormitories.

Glynco, GA -- Dec 03, 2012 to Dec 07, 2012
* Registration for the December class closes 10/17/2012
Glynco, GA -- Mar 04, 2013 to Mar 08, 2013
Glynco, GA -- Jun 03, 2013 to Jun 07, 2013
Glynco, GA -- Sep 09, 2013 to Sep 13, 2013