Training & Education
Resilience training and education for all emergency responders is a key tool for helping people stay healthy and strong on the job. Understanding the psychological risks involved in the work, and learning pro-active strategies to bolster personal and organizational resilience are key to health and success on throughout one’s career.
All organizations in Canada—emergency service organization in particular—would all benefit from having an explicit Psychologically Healthy Workplace Strategy. This should include a Trauma Strategy, to deal both proactively and reactively to trauma and critical incidents that inevitably occur on the job.
Workplace conflict is a major factor in responders’ psychological well-being at work. Many responders who are off work sick suffer from both PTSD or Depression, combined with a some type of chronic unresolved conflict in the workplace. Ensuring a Psychologically Healthy Workplace includes ensuring workplace conflicts are quickly and effectively resolved, and that both employees and leaders are well equipped with necessary skills and training to address and work through conflict mindfully and skillfully.
All training and education sessions noted anchored in the latest science and research, and evidence-based practice, while also being job relevant, engaging, and with many practical examples, and using terms and stories the audience can relate to.
The following are training sessions that are currently offered: