PTSD Training Materials for First Responders

PTSD Training Materials for First Responders

Please share this far and wide so that other states and provinces may follow suit with Florida and the new PTSD training materials

Florida Chief Financial Officer, Mr Patronis, has unveiled a new PTSD training package for first responders.  He was instrumental in updating worker compensation with new PTSD legislation…in case you missed that, here is the Link to my post.  As part of that legislation, there is required training, which employing agencies of first responders must provide.

The materials of the training package focus on “mental health awareness, prevention, mitigation, and treatment for first responder employers such as local police or fire departments.”  This Link is straight to the CFO’s office website where the training package is provided.  The package is a framework to help agencies comply with legislation.

On Tuesday, state CFO Jimmy Patronis unveiled training materials on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for first responders. According to the CFO’s office, the materials focus on “mental health awareness, prevention, mitigation, and treatment for first responder employers such as local police or fire departments.” Earlier this year, Patronis’ chief […]

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I am a currently serving member of the Canadian Armed Forces as well as an individual struggling with PTSD. For me, this site is to help myself and those who are in the same boat as me. I am also the site owner and admin, so please, if there are any questions or concerns, let me know. -We are not alone-

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