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 2nd – 5th, 2019


DoubleTree Fallsview Resort and Spa

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 Conference/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

VISIT to find out how you can take advantage of this amazing learning opportunity.

Corrections 1st Annual Bonspiel

Saturday March 23rd, 2019

9:30AM - 4:00PM

Gananoque Curling Club

300 William Street, Gananoque

 Beat the winter blues and join the Corrections 1st Annual Bonspiel in support of Camp Faces for a fun-filled Saturday on the ice at the Gananoque Curling Club. The cost is $25.00 per person and includes a chili lunch. For more information please contact Malissa Ferguson by email at [email protected] or Jayne Curtis at the Gananoque Curling Club at (613) 382-3281.

Battle of the Badges II
Friday April 26th, 2019
Burlington Convention Centre
Doors Open @ 6PM

Join the CCISF, Camp F.A.C.E.S. and the Halton Regional Police Service for the second annual Battle of the Badges.  This charity boxing event was sold out last year with over 1100 people in attendance.  Come and watch 28 of our emergency service fighters going toe to toe to raise funds in support of Camp F.A.C.E.S.  This years event is almost sold out with only General Admission tickets up for grabs.  If you would like to purchase tickets before they are gone, please visit

Rodger Walls Memorial 3 Pitch

Wednesday June 5th, 2019

Hillside Park, Waterloo, ON


Come and partake in the 2nd annual Rodger Walls Memorial 3 Pitch in support of Camp F.A.C.E.S. For more information please contact Michelle Lombardo at [email protected]


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 



April 4-5th, 2019

Niagara Falls, Ontario\


April 4-5th, 2019

Niagara Falls, Ontario


April 4-5th, 2019

Niagara Falls, Ontario


April 4-5th, 2019

Niagara Falls, Ontario


April 4th, 2019

Niagara Falls, Ontario

*Contact [email protected] for more details or visit*


"GRIN" Group/Individual Crisis Intervention

May 28th-30th, 2019

Kolonsay, Saskatchewan

*Please contact [email protected] for further details*


The purpose of this research study is to determine the cannabinoid composition of the medical marijuana that patients with PTSD feel is beneficial, and the cannabinoids present in the blood stream of these subjects. The goal is to recruit individuals with PTSD that use medical marijuana and obtain a sample of their prescription. The chemical composition of their marijuana samples will be analyzed to understand the profile of cannabinoids associated with the therapeutic effects of medial cannabis consumed by this ground of PTSD patients. The information gathered from this study may lead to better treatment options for PTSD patients in the future.