Join the Team
The Northern Illinois CISM Team is currently recruiting emergency service personnel in the following areas:
- Law Enforcement
- Emergency Room Staff
NICISM Team Membership entails:
- Completion of an application and interview
- Two letters of support
- Complete a 2-day Group Crisis Intervention CISM training. (See our upcoming events for class listings or obtain a training listing available throughout the country from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.
We require a one year commitment to membership. Team members are expected to attend team or board meetings (minimum 2 per year), attend trainings, conduct defusings, debriefings and one-to-one peer support to emergency service personnel within our service area and mutual-aid in other regions.
If this sounds like a team that you would like to become a part of, please download and complete the check list and team membership application.
Do you have specific questions regarding the application process, if so, please contact our membership coordinator, Timmy Hanks.