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Chesterfield Peer Support Training


  • Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center 6610 Public Safety Way Chesterfield, VA, 23832 United States (map)

This two-day peer support training is open to ALL first responders including, but not limited to, fire, rescue, police, dispatch, career and volunteer. Their is a maximum of 30 spots available so register now.

To register for this class please visit https://www.vfrss.org/training-registration.

This class will cover:
• 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

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