The Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation

Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation 

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Welcome et Bienvenue to the C.C.I.S.F

The CCISF is a national charitable organization dedicated to the mitigation of disabling stress and the fight against Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. We are Canada's leader in providing organizational support, education, team development, training and family support for our Emergency Services.

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APRIL 28th - MAY 1st 2020


April 28th - May 1st 2020

DoubleTree Fallsview Resort, Niagara Falls, Ontario

Due to justified concerns around COVID-19 and in accordance with health guidance from the CDC, WHO and other health authorities, we have decided to postpone the Canadian Critical Incident Stress Congress and Training. Out of concern for our speakers, delegates, instructors and staff we have made this difficult decision to re-schedule to event to a later date in the fall. Date to be released soon.

Niagara Falls, Ontario

This congress will explore the changing world of Crisis Management and steps to take to ensure a healthy workplace.

The Canadian Critical Incident Stress Congress & Training brings together an exciting agenda of anticipated sessions and speakers, accredited training, along with a diverse group of delegates to explore the ever changing field of Crisis Management.

You will hear from leading experts in the field, listen to personal stories of determination and resilience, explore lessons learned, share in thoughtful and in-depth panel discussions and participate in useful, new and noteworthy workshops.

The Canadian Critical Incident Stress Congress affords attendees the opportunity to network with crisis practitioners, leaders, crisis responders and researchers. From plenary speakers to assorted workshops to the rich experience of delegates in attendance, this conference is a must attend!

MUST ATTEND Experience for anyone in the field of:

Emergency Services * Crisis Intervention * Disaster Response * Management * Education * Employee Assistance * Health Care * Human Resources * Mental Health * Military * Spiritual Care * Industries


Group Crisis Intervention

Individual Crisis Intervention

Advanced Group Crisis Intervention

Advanced Individual Crisis Intervention

Strategic Response to Crisis



Are you a family member looking for support for someone close to you suffering
with PTS(D)? 

Please join our private facebook group 
Search: Families and Children of Emergency Services PTSD - Canada 

This group is a safe place to connect with others who may share a similar story. There will be resources, discussions and plenty of support. 


CCISF is excited to announce the launch of our new comprehensive training



(Supporting Individuals Through Trauma)


S.I.T.T. is designed to provide proactive education and training  to organizational leaders, front line personnel and spouses by:


  • Raising awareness on critical incident stress, signs and symptoms and coping mechanisms.
  •  Providing tools and resources for front line personnel and management.
In addition, the SITT program supports Organizations in the implementation and development of well rounded CISM programs.
For more information about our SITT program please contact [email protected] or visit our education tab 



3rd Annual Rodger Walls Memorial Baseball Tournament

June 6th, 2020

Palmerston, ON

We are please to announce the 3rd Annual Rodger Walls Memorial Baseball Tournament in support of Camp F.A.C.E.S. on June 6th, 2020.  There will be 3 diamonds available and will be a soft ball event.  For more information please contact Michelle Lombardo at the email or phone number listed below.