Workshops Offered

Saving Those Who Save Others

An in-depth FF/EMT suicide prevention/awareness course designed to educate attendees on warning signs/symptoms, communications, emotional and physical behaviors.

4 hour workshop —Includes scenarios and role play.

$1,200 per workshop (Max 35 Attendees)

 


Saving Those Who Save Others

A FF/EMT suicide prevention/awareness course designed to educate attendees on warning signs/symptoms, communications, emotional and physical behaviors.

2 hour workshop

$600 per workshop (No Max)

 


Saving Those Who Save Others – Family Edition

A course designed to assist fire department and EMS spouses and partners to understand the life they live and why their spouse/partner acts the way they do. This course addresses signs/symptoms, behaviors, cultural brainwashing. Addictions, PTS and suicide among the ranks

2 hour workshop

Instructor: Jeff Dill (only)

$600 per workshop (No Max)

 


An Internal Size-Up

An in-depth FF/EMT behavioral health workshop dedicated to educating attendees on the awareness of stress, anxiety, PTSD, addictions, depression, anger and addressed suicide and retirement.

4 hour workshop —Includes scenarios and role play.

$1,200 per workshop (Max 35 Attendees)

 


An Internal Size-Up

An in-depth FF/EMT behavioral health workshop dedicated to educating attendees on the awareness of stress, anxiety, PTSD, addictions, depression, anger, suicide and retirement.

2 hour workshop

$600 per workshop (No Max)

 


Saying Goodbye: An Emotional Detachment

This course is designed to prepare fire and EMS personnel about the emotional aspects of retirement. This includes loss of identity, loss of belonging and lack of purpose.

2 hour workshop

Instructor: Jeff Dill (only)

$600 per workshop

 


Behavioral Health Program Development

A course designed to assist fire departments and EMS organizations in creating procedures to develop a behavioral health program.

2 hour workshop

Instructor: Jeff Dill (only)

$600 per workshop

 


Psychobabble: Understanding the Psychological Pre-Employment Screening Process

The first responder pre-employment psychological screening process is often confusing and daunting to decision makers in the fire department. Statements such as “The applicant attempted to present himself in an overly favorable light”, “Results suggest that the applicant evidences a marked tendency towards over activity and unrealistic self-appraisal” or “Indicators on the validity scales suggest an invalid clinical profile due to inconsistent responding” are often perplexing to those without a psychology background. Dr. Lapacka explains the logistics of the psychological selection process, which factors to weigh heavily and what departments should look for in a competent psychological assessor.

1 hour workshop
Instructor: Dr. Sara Lapacka (only)

$300 per workshop or $250 in conjunction with one or more FBHA workshops

 


A Firefighter’s Life for Medical Professionals & Chaplains

Presented to Professional Clinicians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Doctors, Social Workers, Marriage Counselors, Chaplains and those dedicated to helping firefighters. This course is designed to educate about the culture of firefighters, myths and beliefs of behavioral health and the mentality of being a firefighter. An emphasis of the workshop is placed on the education of basic terminology, understanding emotional and physical stressors, addictions, suicide information, role-play, group discussion, search & rescue exercise and question/answer session with the instructor.

4 hour workshop —Includes scenarios, role play and a search & rescue exercise

$1,200 per workshop (Max 20 Attendees)

OR

4 hour Open Enrollment Workshop

$100 per attendee (Min 25)

 


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