Strong Foundations for First Responders

One-Day Course: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Course LengthOne-Day Course: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Strong Foundations for First Responders

PTSD and suicide in the first responder services have become a hot-button issue due to suicide rates being on the rise. While the need for peer support, CISM teams, and correctly trained clinicians is vital, it is also crucial to teach and encourage resiliency from day one of the academy. Combating the adverse side effects of a first responder career starts before an individual steps foot on an apparatus

What You'll Learn

  • Level of honors for first responder funerals
  • Handling multiple fatality incidents
  • Preparing and writing guidelines for your department
  • Caring for survivors- family and department
  • Proper death notification
  • Line of duty death benefits
  • Psychological aspects of a co-worker death
  • Handling special circumstances