Created for all Protective service workers and First responders

Fire Sciences - Fire Fighters, Search & Rescue, Wildland
Law enforcement- Police Officers, Sheriffs, Detectives, SWAT
Emergency Medical Services- EMT, Paramedics, Medics
First-First Responders- 911 Operators & Dispatchers
Emergency Room Staff- Doctors, Physician Assistants & Nurses
Crisis Workers- Child Welfare & Mental Health Therapists
Justice- Correction Workers- Juvenile Justice, Probation & Parole
Military Personnel & Veterans

First Responder Support is created for all of us who respond with heart and soul in the line of duty to others experiencing a critical incident and who thereby witness and expose ourselves to physical and psychological traumatic stress to care for the health and safety of others.

 
 

Clinical Peer Support

Journey together with your brothers and sisters who understand your work and have also struggled with traumatic stress and other job hazards.

Ongoing peer support groups for:
Law enforcement
Fire and emergency medical services
Emergency room staff and crisis workers
Active military and veterans

Support for your organization’s peer groups
Establishing, training, and continuing education
Clinical support and collaboration
Resources and referrals
Peer group Psychological First Aid


Individual Support

FRS provides evidence based treatment specifically for first responders and immediate intervention following a critical incident for the treatment of acute stress and preventing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Individual Therapeutic Support
EMDR Therapy- Held as the gold standard treatment for trauma by the American Psychiatric Association, World Health Organization, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, National Institute for Clinical Excellence & many more.
Developing stress management, communication, and healthy coping skills
Overcoming ineffective coping like addiction, relationship conflict, or poor anger management
Mindfulness and meditation
Resource development
Assessment and ride alongs

Forensic Support
Support through the legal process, investigation, workman's compensation, and fitness for duty

Family Support

The early warning system for the first responder is their family. Family members often experience vicarious trauma and the first responder’s stress first.

Evidence based treatment for first responder families, that meets the unique needs of each family member
Couples therapy
Family therapy
Child therapy
Adolescent therapy
Multi-family first responder peer support groups
(Meet together with other first responder families as parents, spouses, and children)


Command Support

Psychological First-Aid
Interventions immediately following a critical incident for the treatment of acute stress and preventing post traumatic stress disorder

Initial and Continuing Education for First Responders
Wellness and stress management
PTSD awareness
CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) training and consultation

Command Consultation
Establishing community partnerships
On scene support services and ride alongs
Pre and post incident training and services (After Action Reviews)
Mental health disaster support and planning

Leadership- Command staff training
Promoting officer wellness
Suicide prevention
Creating a culture of support
Supporting your staff to prevent vicarious trauma, burnout, or compassion fatigue
Team building and conflict resolution

 
 
 
 
 
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