Tennessee Emergency Service Chaplains Association

Crisis Response Team Application Process

Complete the attached application.

Complete the Basic and, preferably, Peer CISM training class.

Have certification as a mental health care provider, be a member of the clergy, or involved with Emergency Services for a minimum of 2 years.

Submit letters of recommendation

Emergency Services personnel must submit a letter of recommendation from 2 officers/supervisors in their respective department, and one character reference. 

Mental health providers must provide 2 letters of reference from professionals in their field and one character reference.

Clergy members must submit 2 letters of reference from fellow clergy members and one character reference.

Please send the completed application packet with reference letters, memo of understanding, and copies of ICISF training certificates to:
                                                                  TESCA Crisis Response Team
                                                                  Membership Applications

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                                                                   Knoxville, TN  37920-8926