PastoralCrisis Intervention I & II

Check back soon for info on the next course we will be offering.

If you have any questions please contact out office at 843-724-1212 or email Caitlin at

About the Course:

The PCI I and PCI II combined course is being sponsored by the Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy and the City of North Charleston and is open to both clergy and lay persons.

The course addresses how to assist individuals or communities during a time of crisis, and it examines the impact that crisis situations have upon people, whether it is a psychological and/or spiritual impact.  Participants will receive continuing education credit from the University of Maryland.   

Course Faculty

Rich Robinson is the Deputy Senior Chaplain of the Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy, where he serves as a full-time public safety chaplain to 40 agencies and the community. Rich is CISM, PCI, FBI Crisis Negotiator trained and a chaplain on the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center CISM Team. He served ten years in the parish with the United Methodist Church and eight years in law enforcement, including the Florida Department of Corrections and Charleston Police Department, where he served as a patrol officer and defensive tactics instructor.

Chaplain Bill Youngblood serves as a Duty Chaplain with the Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy, is a PCI Instructor and a Senior Level Credentialed International Conference of Police Chaplains certified instructor. Bill is a trained crisis negotiator, and as an ordained Southern Baptist Minister, has a master degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Other Information:

There are several hotels in the area around the Tanger Outlets. The Courtyard Marriott is in the same plaza as the North Charleston City Hall Building. Their information can be found here:  

Please contact 843-724-1212 or with any questions.