Shadowland Grief Recovery Leader’s Course
CRM Crisis Responder 8 Hr “Foundations” Course

Shadowland Grief Recovery
CRM Leaders Course - Train the Trainer

Saturday, October 19 - 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Prestonwood Baptist Church
6801 W. Park Blvd
Plano, Texas

Free of Charge to All CRM Chaplains and Crisis Responders


CRM “Foundations” Crisis Responder Certification Course
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

North Central Texas Region - (Collin, Dallas, Ellis, Kaufman, Tarrant Counties and Grand Prairie)

Saturday, November 16 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Grand Prairie Police Department - 1525 Arkansas Lane, Grand Prairie, Texas - 2nd Floor Community Room

The "Foundations" course will provide New Volunteers the opportunity to receive basic CRM operational and logistical training. Included in the “Foundations” course will be: CRM's Philosophy of Ministry and Statement of Faith; roles and responsibilities of a CRM Crisis Responder, CRM operational policies and procedures; the CRM Chapter; organizational overview and structure; administrative topics; an overview of the Incident Command System; an introduction to crisis intervention; spiritual, emotional and practical care and support; and understanding and responding to traumatic events.  

After successfully completing the "Foundations" course, a new CRM Crisis Responder will have the opportunity to receive additional training and certification in one or more of the three (3) CRM Service Units: Crime Victim Services, Disaster Services and/or Life Crisis Services. 

The Course Registration and Volunteer Application is a three-step process.

  1. First - Register online

  2. Second - Submit a CRM Volunteer Application at

  3. Third - A criminal history background check will be processed. If approved, you will be contacted with further details.

General Course and Registration Information:

  • Course Registration Fee: $50.00 - includes Volunteer Professional Liability Insurance, Background Check, Identification Badge and Course Notebook.

  • Course Manual: Each student is required to purchase or bring a copy of Dr. Dan Franklin’s – Disaster Spiritual Care: A Training Manual for Spiritual Care Provide (ISBN-10: 152209699X). The manual is available for purchase at Students may purchase a printed copy ($30), Kindle version ($9.99) or both for $32.99.

  • Meals: Students will be responsible for their own meals during the training.

  • CRM Uniform Shirt: During the course students will be provided information concerning the online purchasing of the CRM uniform shirt and other optional apparel.

For Registration Assistance or Further Information Contact Jim McKee (903.345.0264) or Cindy Cormier (903.405.4843)