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Clinical Treatment Approaches with First Responders
Clinician Andrea Watts of Guardian Wellness in Albuquerque, NM will present this webinar, focused on key similarities and differences between fire service members and law enforcement professionals for best practices in mental health treatment.

Andrea holds independent clinical licensure in both New Mexico and Colorado. She holds certification as a master instructor through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy in critical incident management, crisis negotiations, crisis intervention, mental health, suicide, and psychological trauma. She has ten years of experience providing on-scene mental health consultation for high-risk warrants, SWAT, and crisis negotiation activations for multiple departments and agencies.

Andrea also provides consultation for sex crimes detectives and prosecutors, serving as an expert witness in the neurobiology of trauma, stress and trauma responding and mental health. Additionally, Andrea is a preferred treatment provider of the New Mexico Professional Fire Fighters Association.

12 PM - 1:30 PM EST

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. Advanced Recovery Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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