Basic Peer Support

Two-Day Course: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Course LengthTwo-Day Course: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Basic Peer Support

Basic Peer Support and Education was established to ensure first responders involved in work related critical incidents are provided with intervention and available resources to mitigate the immediate effects of a traumatic incident. This class will provide an overview on the history of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), Peer Support Program (PSP), and Psychological First Aid (PFA). We will discuss Employee Assistance Programs and other emotional assistance recourses.

What You'll Learn

  • Stress Reactions from Critical Incidents.
  • Aware of signs of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Signs of suicide ideations or behavior
  • Employees Assistance Program (EAP) that Someone that needs to be referred to a Mental Health Care Professional
  • Compassion Fatigue vs Burn Out
  • Self-Care