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#ResponderReadiness Workshop Series – Eliot, ME

November 25, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


#ResponderReadiness (4-Hours):

First responders balance calm and chaos, adding daily factors that may erode purpose. This course tackles stress’s physiological and psychological impact, tools for resilience, and optimizing performance. Led by an experienced responder, the 4-hour workshop fosters dialogue on their challenging lives, enabling attendees to grasp stress/trauma effects and build resilience.

Outcomes: 1) Describe stress and differentiate between  two  types. 2) Recognize the effects of stress on performance, 3) Initiate an #IWillListen / #IWillTalk conversation, 4) Identify at least five resources for officers in your agency, 5) Explore resilience and healthy habits, 6) Employ the #RANGEofResilience skills

#SupervisorReadiness (4-Hours):

Supervising first responders means guiding high-stress individuals in high-stakes fields. This course emphasizes agency personnel’s mental and physical well-being, resource development, and policy considerations. Led by a seasoned supervisor, the 4-hour workshop delves into responders’ challenging lives, equipping participants to comprehend stress/trauma impacts, build resilience, and initiate tough conversations.

Outcomes: 1) Identify the effects of Operational Stress and Trauma on First Responders and their families, 2) Identify the Five Elements of Well-Being Theory, 3) Identify Well-Being and Mental Health Resources, 4) Operationalize Well-Being through After Action Reviews.

Duration: 4 hours (each workshop)
Tuition: This course is free for all First Responders – (Dispatchers, Firefighters, Police, Corrections, EMS, Emergency Management Professionals, etc.)
Course Restrictions: All First Responders of all ranks are encouraged to attend the #ResponderReadiness workshop. Supervisors and other agency leaders (trainers, program managers, etc.) are encouraged to attend the #SupervisorReadiness Workshop.


November 25, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Regatta Banquet and Conference Center
28 Levesque Dr
Eliot, ME 03903 United States
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