First Responder Chaplain/Peer Support Training NW AR

First Responder Chaplain/Peer Support Training NW AR

We are partnering with Barry Young of Serving Heroes to provide his Level 1 and Level 2 Chaplain/Peer Support Training 

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.  

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 

Northwest Office of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention
2427 South 26th Street
Rogers, Arkansas 

(note - we'll be offering this in Central Arkansas on April 28-29, 2023 - Registration will go online January 2023) 

     LEVEL 1
- Friday, October 14, 2022  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   (registration opens at 8:30 a.m.)  Lunch Included
Topics: Introduction to First Responders; Sensitivity and Diversity in the First Responder Family; Death Notifications; First Responder Death, Injury, and Issues; Ceremonies and Events; Confidentiality and Legal Liability; State Visit/Ride Along/Meeting; Responding to Crisis; Stress Management; Suicide 

     LEVEL 2 (Level 1 is NOT required in order to take Level 2) - Saturday, October 15, 2022  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 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: