Training helps stress management.
- 87% of emergency responders experience calls with physical or emotional impacts.
- First responders are 3 times more likely than the general population to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
- First responders are 3 times more likely than the general population to have one or more risk factors for heart disease.
- Training gives agencies the knowledge and skills to recognize the signs and symptoms of stress before they escalate to critical levels.
Pre-incident training provides agencies with the knowledge to be proactive rather than reactive when handling incidents that occur within their departments.
- Understanding parameters of critical incident stress
- Common signs and symptoms of critical incident stress
- Practical tips for coping with stress
- A basic understanding of the debriefing process.
The First 90 Minutes©
The First 90 Minutes training explores how to react to and support first responders within the first 90 minutes after a critical incident.
- An easy to use tool outlining actions to initiate immediately after a critical incident
- A guide on how to assess the impact of a critical incident on your personnel and operations
- Discovering what services the Metro CISM Team can provide and when to call the Team for support
- Practice for using the new skills in psychological first aid
Please contact us for more information about training that is offered by The Metro CISM Team. Training can be customized to meet your department’s requirements and needs.
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