This training has made us more aware of people's emotional needs and equips us to provide those needs as well as their physical needs.

Mike Ogle - Convoy of Hope

Because of this training we were able to provide CISM Debriefings to over 200 first responders after the shooting. We continue to train with K-LOVE CRC

Amanda Walsmith - President, Borderland 100 Club El Paso, TX

The day after the shooting in Sutherland Springs, TX we began doing defusings with the responders. This training is a blessing.

Anthony Jimenez - Fire Chaplain, District 7 San Antonio, TX

“Wow! This was a super-educational course. The timing of this class couldn’t have been better. It was motivational personally and professionally. The course material presented was excellent and I realized how beneficial this course will be for our entire CISM team. Thank You!

Laura Saavedra - Houston, TX

These were great classes and very informative. The instructors gave personal, real-world examples of how to use CISM techniques!

J.C. Madison, Nevada Hwy Patrol

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About CRT

The K-LOVE Crisis Response Training (CRT) is about impacting community through Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training and helping to create a network of first responders within the community that will be useful in a time of need or disaster. 

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