When someone experiences trauma, are you prepared to offer support?

Register Now and Save the Date:
Friday – Sunday, June 28 to 30
Emotional And Spiritual Care Training: Assisting Individuals in Crisis

Instructor: Derrick Lea


W. Derrick Lea serves as the Director of Adventist Community Services for the North American Division.He overseas Disaster Response and Emotional and Spiritual Care plus 4 other departments. He has been certified by the University of Maryland in Critical Incident Stress Management and is an approved instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.

You will be equipped to provide emotional and spiritual care to individuals who have experienced or are experiencing a traumatic event.

Curricula and resources developed by International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Adventist Community Services, and others.


  • Friday June 28: 7 to 9 pm
  • Sabbath/Saturday June 29: 9 am-noon and 1:30 -5:30 pm (lunch provided)
  • Sunday June 30: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

LOCATION: Central States Conference, 3301 Parallel Pkwy, Kansas City, KS



To become credentialed as an Emotional & Spiritual Care Provider 1, in addition to the June 28
to 30 training, take these 3 online classes: