International Symposium on Law Enforcement and First Responder Stress, PTSD, and Suicide
Join us for this important Symposium for first responders and their care providers
Friday, January 24, 2020
8:30AM – 4:30PM
Palm Beach State College
4200 South Congress Avenue #AU
Lake Worth, FL 33461
Holiday Inn Palm Beach Airport
1301 Belvedere RoadWest Palm beach, Florida 33405(561) 659 -3880
January 23 – January 25th 2020
Discount Rate: $169.00
Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)
Ft. Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
Please complete this registration form to reserve your place
Understanding the negative health effects of trauma among first responders and how to create effective systems of care
Trauma experienced by first responders is responsible for epidemic rates of mental health disorders, addiction, and suicide. More is learned every day about how to effectively help first responders process trauma and treat its effects. This symposium shares crucial insights and education with first responders, organizations that support them, and medical professionals who provide their care. Foremost experts in first-responder stress and trauma will discuss the role of trauma in the first responder workplace, how to identify and treat symptoms, and how to develop systems to reduce trauma’s negative effects.
Learn from trauma experts including leading researchers, law enforcement leadership, and treatment specialists. This one-day symposium will provide a rounded view of trauma-related issues faced by first responders, descriptions of systems designed to identify and manage trauma, the linkage between trauma and addiction, and treatments for trauma and substance use disorder.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Law Enforcement Officers, Correctional Officers, Fire Personnel, Flight Attendants and Airline First Responders, EMS, Dispatchers, Parole/Probation Officers, Mental Health Professionals, Medical Professionals, Addiction Specialists, Clergy, Medical Professionals, Employee Assistance Program Coordinators EAP, Peer Support Teams, Crisis Response Teams.
All attendees will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the day.