2 hours Interpersonal Communication (Online)
Presented by: Tanya Zaglauer-Schmell, Tamara Spencer, Dr. Barbara Palomino
Course Description: This 2-hour interactive course is designed especially for first responders and their families. This course goes beyond what we have learned about the impact of stress on first responders and delves into the impact of stress on families. Students will learn about the effects of stress on the family and practical steps to promote family wellness.
More importantly, students will learn to foster healthy post trauma relationships by understanding the impact of traumatic stress and mitigating the adverse impact. Lastly, students will learn to help families cope with shiftwork, sleep and unpredictable hours.
1. Identify the effects of law enforcement stress on the family
2. Identify strategies for reducing the effects of police stress on the family
3. Recognize the effects of post traumatic relationships
4. Cope with shiftwork, sleep, and unpredictable hours
Who should attend this course: First responders, supervisors, dispatchers, peer supporter personnel, corrections officers, mental health professionals and chaplains working in support of first responders, and family members of first responders.
Complimentary seats: Family members of first responders and specified comp seats on a course-by-course basis.