May 4, 2020

Training and Documentation: Your health during COVID-19 (COVID-19 & Mental Health)

This webinar teaches how to build a work/industry culture that reduces mental health stigma, embraces training and education, and encourages exposure (chemical, biological, mental) tracking. Takeaways: -Tips for recognizing burnout and dangerous stress in yourself and others due to trauma -Standardizing processes for training and documenting exposure -Ways to build a culture of awareness

Feb 28, 2020

Combating Fatigue and Burnout

A career as a first responder or caregiver can take a serious emotional toll over time. Amy Morgan, a mental health professional and director of the Certified First Responder Counselor program, explores the mental and emotional impact of service careers — including ways to manage anxiety and stress, and striving for a healthy work-life balance.

Aug 16, 2019

Document It or It Didn’t Happen

Fire officers face more problematic legal issues in today’s work environment than ever before. In the absence of appropriate documentation, even the most prepared department will not be able to prove the various ways they invested in the development of appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities for their team. Should this preparation be called into question, proper documentation gives you the best chance of solid defense in the event of litigation. Gerry Roberts, JD will discuss how the documentation you may be doing to achieve accreditation can also improve your legal defensibility.

Apr 5, 2019

PREA & Transgender Inmates

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) established national standards for prisons, jails, community confinement facilities, and lockups to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment. A significant…

Jul 17, 2018

Fire Training Liabilities and Documentation

Learn how to reduce your legal risks, as John Murphy, Deputy Fire Chief (Ret.) and attorney, discusses the need for comprehensive and safe training, along with best practices in documenting training events.

Jun 6, 2018

Strength & Resilience: First Responder Mental Health

In this webinar, join Amy Morgan as she discusses the causes, signs, and symptoms of difficult mental wellness issues in law enforcement – including burnout, panic and fear, PTSD, and suicide – and learn about prevention and treatment of these issues to help yourself or someone you know.

Apr 16, 2018

High-Stakes Testing: How to Get Ahead of Cheating

In this webinar, learn how you can detect and prevent cheating by understanding the what, why, and how of creating a trustworthy exam process.

Apr 5, 2018

High-Stakes Testing: The Rise of Cheating in Public Safety

In this webinar, Chief Clive Savacool and Gerry Roberts, J.D. reflect on recent scandals, discuss how agencies are reacting, and summarize the waves of litigation that cheating can create.

Mar 9, 2018

Risks Beyond the Fire Ground

In this webinar, Sara Jahnke, Ph.D discusses how occupational risk factors in the fire service require not only individual, but also system-level changes in policies, practices, and cultural norms.

Jun 13, 2017

Climbing the Ladder: Preparing yourself for a promotion in the fire service

In this webinar, Chief Clive Savacool discusses how to prepare for promotion in the fire service. He focuses on preparation for interviews, your resume, and answering questions in the interview.