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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 

WHERE:
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) 

WHAT/WHEN: 
     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 

REGISTRATION: 

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: 
https://app.easytithe.com/App/Form/b8b91ca6-e22d-4ec7-ab3d-02436794f041