Shreveport Public Safety Training

Shreveport Public Safety Training

Please join us for two days of education sponsored by Advanced Recovery Systems and the Professional Fire Fighters of Shreveport Local 514.

TRAINING IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Day 1:

Date: December 20th

Time: 10 AM-2:30 PM CST

Presentation Title: Behavioral Health Awareness for First Responders

Event Description:

This training will highlight the most common behavioral health concerns for fire services members including depression, anxiety, substance use, prost-traumatic stress, and suicide. Participants will gain a greater understanding of the impact of these behavioral health issues and how certain aspects of the first responder occupation are protective and risk factors for developing certain behavioral health conditions. This presentation will include strategies for improving mental well-being and highlights available treatment options to address the needs of members. At the conclusion of the behavioral health awareness portion of the presentation, we will also discuss the importance of multi-agency debriefings and highlight best practices for achieving the best outcomes.

1 Continuing Education Credit Hour Available

Advanced Recovery Systems has been recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6874). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Advanced Recovery Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Day 2:

Date: December 21st

Time: 10 AM-3:30 PM CST

Presentation Title: Managing Stress, Establishing Work-Life Balance, and Practicing Mindfulness for First Responders

Event Description:

This training will explore the impact of stress on first responders, on and off the job. Attendees will learn about the prioritization of stress management and mindfulness techniques to decreases stress, improve resilience, and achieve a greater sense of balance between their work and home lives. Attendees will be better equipped in a self-care practice and understand the importance of recognizing their own stress levels. This presentation will also provide insight to the concept of work-life balance, how to recognize imbalance, and strategies for achieving equilibrium across their unique domains of life.

1 Continuing Education Credit Hour Available

Advanced Recovery Systems has been recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6874). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Advanced Recovery Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Additional information: Both offerings are open to all types of first responders and treatment providers interested in learning more about the behavioral health needs of first responders. Lunch will be provided for both sessions. Attendance at both sessions is not required, but registration is required to attend!

For any questions about the training, please reach out to Kelly Savage, at [email protected]

Details
Date:

December 20

Time:

10:00 am - 02:30 pm

Event Category:

International Association of Fire Fighters

Click to Register: Registration Page
Organizer

International Association of Fire Fighters Center of Excellence Events

Website: Event Page
Venue

Shreveport Police Academy

6440 Greenwood Road, Shreveport, LA 71119

Shreveport, LA, US, 71119