Occupational Awareness Training for Therapists: Understanding First Responder Trauma
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* Gain Continuing Education Credits!
* Have your practice endorsed by the BC & Alberta Professional Fire Fighters Associations!
2019 Cities & Dates:
Vancouver – April 19th & 20th *Last BC course offered in 2019*
Surrey Level 2 – May 31st & June 1st *One date only in 2019*
Level 1 Course Details: Program Overview
Level 2 Conference Speaker Line-Up:
Duncan Shields, Ph.D., Clinical Lead, The BC Fire Fighter Resiliency Program
David Kuhl, M.D., Men’s Health Research at UBC
Nicole Marcia, MA, Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator
Ross Laird, Ph.D., Author, Clinical Consultant and Educator
Megan McElerhan, Ph.D. Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Clinic Lead
Mark Davies, Ph.D. Paramedic Resiliency Program Lead
Art Wdolyka, M.A., Police Officer and Mental Health Clinician
Matt Johnston, M.Ed., Fire Fighter and Mental Health Clinician
*Bonus Interview via Zoom with:
Rick Hanson, Ph.D., Author, Hardwiring Happiness & Buddha’s Brain
Here is What Clinicians Have Had to Say:
“The entire two days was captivating. Never a dull moment, and I have been to many training events. Trust me, this one was the best by far.”
“Valuable insights into relationship-building, establishing trust and approaching the issue of trauma with firefighters.”
“Wonderfully presented, deeply personal, informative, and content rich. Fantastic training connecting counselling therapists with the culture and context of First Responders.”