Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Resiliency Development for First Responders : 4.00 Hours

Course Description

This four hour course will provide first responders in any stage of their career with the necessary tools to remain resilient to the stressors that come with the job as well as stress from off the job. Focusing on cutting-edge science, students will see how stress can damage the brain, and also how the brain can recover from this damage. Students will also increase their understanding of how stress and mental health impact not just the brain, but the entire body. Behaviors and mindsets will be presented that will help students to care for themselves as well as support their families at home and at work. First responder resiliency matters, and this course seeks to remove the stigma surrounding the discussion of mental health, trauma, and suicide. Facilitated group discussions will create open dialogues where students can share what has worked well for them and address areas where improvements could be made.


Syllabus

  RDfFR Syllabus.pdf

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


If you have specific questions about this course contact JAMES MOORE

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact JAMES MOORE or your regional representative.

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county.

Upcoming Classes

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waukegan Tue, Oct 20 2020 -
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waukegan Wed, Oct 21 2020 -
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waukegan Thu, Oct 22 2020 -
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Applicable Credits

EMS CEU
Hours 4
 
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