First Responder Chaplain/Peer Support Training Central AR

First Responder Chaplain/Peer Support Training Central AR

We are partnering with Barry Young of Serving Heroes to provide his Level 1 and Level 2 Chaplain/Peer Support Training. Check out Barry's website here

You may take Level 1 OR Level 2 OR BOTH; ADVANCE registration required. 

Learn how to effectively serve Law Enforcement/Fire/EMS first responders and those who are a victim of a disaster or crime.  

This is not a certification course. 

WHO: This is for chaplains (or future chaplains), pastors and church leaders, Law Enforcement/Fire/EMS Peer Support Team Members and other emergency responders, anyone desiring to minister to and support first responders 

Arkansas Baptist State Convention
10 Remington Drive
Little Rock, AR

     LEVEL 1
- Friday, April 28, 2023  9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.   (registration opens at 8:30 a.m.)  Lunch Included
Topics: Role of the Chaplain and Peer Support members, Introduction to Ministry to First Responders, Suicide Prevention & Awareness, Stress Management Techniques, Introduction to CISM & PTSD,  Crisis Processing Applications, Death Notifications, Protector Orientation, Coping Techniques for the First Responder

     LEVEL 2 (Level 1 is NOT required in order to take Level 2) - Saturday, April 29, 2023 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (registration opens at 8:30 a.m.) Lunch Included 
Topics: Managing PTSD; First Responder Relationship Building Blocks; Leading Practices for Debriefing after the Scene; Communication Principles; Supporting the First Responder's Family; Proper Steps to Dealing with Guilt; Defusing Trauma Immediately after an Encounter; Do's and Don'ts of Emotional Response; Compassion Fatigue; Bringing Healing from Suffering 


1 course - $60 (includes snacks and lunch) 
2 courses - $100 (includes snacks and both lunches) 

Payable by credit card, debit card or e-check by using this link: