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#Responder Readiness Workshop-Hiawatha PD , IA

February 20, 2023 @ 8:00 am - February 21, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


The 2-Day #ResponderReadiness Workshop Series trains an entire community of First Responders. The program consists of a Responder Readiness Workshop followed by a Supervisor Readiness Workshop. On the second day first H.E.L.P. offers a Train-the-Trainer workshop for participants to teach the #ResponderReadiness Workshop to their communities.  In the flagship program, #ResponderReadiness, First Responders participate in dynamic and highly engaging training on matters of Performance, Persistence, and Prevention. The workshop is an exploration of how trauma and stress impact our lives and careers and what we can do about it. Participants will leave prepared to confront their own stressors, engage peers in an #IWillListen Conversation using the Results Oriented Communication Model, and have a set of five resilience skills they can practice on and off the job. Outcomes for the remaining workshops can be found on the flyer below.

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Hiawatha PD, IA – 2-Day Responder Readiness by Michael Marotta

Responder Readiness- Monday (0800-1200)

Responder Readiness (4-Hours): Performance, Persistence, and Prevention. Participants should expect to leave this workshop with a better understanding of how stress and trauma affect first responder performance and be equipped with techniques to build resilience and initiate difficult conversations. This workshop is open to corrections officers, firefighters, EMS providers, police officers, and dispatchers. Agency civilian staff may also attend if space is available

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Supervisor Readiness-Monday(1300-1700)

Supervisor Readiness (4-Hours): People, Policy, and Prevention. This workshop will explain why the mental and physical health of agency personnel should be a high priority for all agencies. We addresses development of resources and discuss policy considerations. We end this workshop with practical tips for including wellness practices into every day operations. This workshop is open to anyone who supervises first responders from field training officers to chiefs and city managers.

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Train the Trainer- Tuesday (0800-1700)

Train the Trainer (8-Hours): This course prepares trainers and supervisors to deliver the First H.E.L.P. Responder Readiness Workshop for members of their agency. Participants should expect to leave the workshop prepared to deliver all three modules of the Responder Readiness Workshop: Performance, Persistence, and Prevention. 4-Hour

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February 20, 2023 @ 8:00 am
February 21, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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Morgan Mehlert


Hiawatha Police Department Training Facility
101 Emmons St.
Hiawatha, IA 52233 United States
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