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Peer Support Training


  • City of Hopewell Fire & Rescue Station 1 200 South Hopewell Street Hopewell, VA, 23860 United States (map)

  • Overview of symptoms of stress, PTSD, depression, and anxiety

  • Introduction to and development of active listening strategies, non-verbal communication skills, and crisis intervention strategies.

  • Learn how to build rapport with your fellow first responders on and off the job.

  • Identify local mental health resources

  • Upon completion of this program, individuals are eligible to volunteer as members of VFRSS's peer support team and can respond to a peer's request for support.

  • Learn how to build and manage your own Peer Support Team and develop applicable S.O.P.s or General Orders

  • $150 per person - 2 scholarships available, please email us for more information