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Treating Fire Service Professionals: Building Cultural Competency
The purpose of this training is to help clinicians and other community partners develop cultural competency in the fire service as to be best equipped to provide effective behavioral health services to fire fighters, paramedics and emergency dispatchers.

This event will include information about day-to-day life at the fire house and the potential impact of aspects of the job on well-being, such as exposure to trauma, shift schedules and mental health stigmas. This presentation will provide insight in to the most common behavioral health issues experienced by fire service members, substance abuse trends among this unique population and treatment techniques that have proved successful at the International Association of Fire Fighters Center of Excellence.

1 Continuing Education Credit Offered.

Time: 5 PM - 6:30 PM EST

This course, Treating Fire Service Professionals: Building Cultural Competency <APPROVAL NUMBER 886850632-1224 >, provided by IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery, is approved for continuing education by the Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW. CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: <May 3, 2021 - May 3, 2022>.

Social workers will receive <1 of credits> <clinical/non-clinical/cultural competency/ethics> continuing education hours for participating in this course.” The CE Approval Collaborative 886850632, approval statement, and May 3, 2022.

Any accommodations for a disability please email, ATate@advancedrecoverysystems.com

The course is offered via Zoom. The event is free of charge.

IAFF Center for Excellence has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.7114. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. IAFF Center for Excellence is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Jul 7, 2021 05:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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