classroom disaster and crisis training

Crisis and disaster readiness training

Do you know what to do when disaster hits? Do you have a desire to HELP, but don't know where to begin or how to determine what one needs in a crisis or disaster situation? Do you have a desire to help meet a victim's physical, emotional, and spiritual needs?

We welcome you to join us for the Crisis & Disaster Readiness Training. Become a part of the 'Crisis Reserve Corps' with Crime Victim Service Ministries. CVSM is a strategic partner with Crisis Response Ministry (CRM). Training will be held Saturday, November 11th, 8am - 12:00pm, at Grace Community Church located at 3215 Old Jacksonville Hwy, Tyler, TX 75701.



Crisis Response Ministry Advanced Training

This training will present the foundational principles for serving as a volunteer Certified Advanced Crisis Responder or Chaplain with Crisis Response Ministry.

Training will be held Friday, November 10th from 6:00pm to 10:10pm and Saturday, November 11th from 8:00am to 5:00pm at Grace Community Church, 3215 Old Jacksonville Highway, Tyler, TX 75701.

Prerequisites to attend training:

  1. *Complete application for Crisis Response Ministry.

  2. *Fill out Background Check Application and provide government issued photo id.

  3. Register for and complete FEMA NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700 and Psychological First Aid. Links to training available on

  4. Written testimony of faith in Christ.

  5. Letter of recommendation from your current church Pastor or Elder.

  6. Purchase the training manual "Disaster Spiritual Care" by Dan Franklin and gain familiarity with subject matter before the Friday night session. Manual can be purchased on Paperback edition is $30.00. Kindle edition is $9.99. Purchase the book here.

  7. Come prepared to have picture taken for ID badge.

*Contact Jenny Fields at for Applications. All FEMA ICS Certificates, Psychological First Aid Certificates, and other required documentation must be completed and sent to Jenny Fields at no later than Wednesday November 8, 2017

Light refreshments will be available. Restaurants available nearby for lunch.

Questions? Contact Jim Mckee at or Jenny Fields at