Fire Service Courses

We offer the following basic fire service courses.
The mental health provider classes may also be adapted to a fire service audience.

Fire Service Training

Demystifying Psychology for the Fire Service

 

  • The value of professional psychology in the fire service
  • Operational definitions of resilience
  • Active and Passive coping strategies 
  • Fostering resilience 

Peak performance

On and Off the Fire Ground

 

  • Operational Definition of Performance
  • Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation
  • Reinforcement Theory
  • Need Achievement
  • Self Efficacy
  • Arousal Control
  • Guided Imagery
  • Performance Feedback and Integration

COMMON REACTIONS

To Critical Incidents

 

  • Stress Inoculation
  • Acute Stress Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Growth

RESPONDING TO
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Emergencies in the Community

 

  • Crisis vs. Emergency
  • Frequently Encountered DSM V Diagnoses
  • Effective Communication
  • Deescalation Techniques