Debriefing Certification

Start time

Spring 2020


8 contact hours

This innovative certification is for individuals who want to offer professional debriefing services in any setting. Based on the principles of Critical Incident Stress Management, the cutting-edge certification offers practical knowledge and a solid foundation for understanding trauma-related grief, best practices for mitigating the effects of emotional trauma, and training to facilitate both group and one-on-one debriefing. 

The certification is open to anyone desiring to offer professional debriefing services as an adjunct to their Bereavement Buddy™ certification. Upon completion, students will earn the IGI Debriefing Certification and be prepared to offer professional debriefing services. An annual online refresher class will be required to maintain certification.

Prerequisite:  Completion of the Certified Bereavement Buddy™ curriculum is required prior to this certification.

Lodging and dinner are the responsibility of students.