Clinician Training

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Let us help you bring your expertise to first responders by attending one of our patented Occupational Awareness Training for Therapists: Understanding First Responder Trauma courses.


  • Enhance your ability to connect with First Responders and their family.

  • Increase your understanding of public safety organization workplaces. 

  • Gain continuing education credits.

  • Our course is recognized by a number of first responder organizations.

Level 1 Course Details

Who Should Take this Course? This course is designed for any mental health professional interested in expanding their skill set in treating fire fighters within a clinical setting. While this course has been designed with fire fighters in mind, much of the course content may be helpful for clinicians working with other first responder professions, which may include police officers, paramedics, dispatchers and corrections staff.

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Mental Health Competency for Working with First Responders

November 23, Nanaimo, BC

• Karen Fry: Nanaimo Fire Chief
• Chad Porter:
Nanaimo Firefighters’ Union President
• Steve Farina:
Vice President, BC Professional Firefighters Association
• Dr. Mark Davies, Ph.D.
• Dr. Tim Black
• Jill Parker, RCC
• Matthew Johnston, RCC

Here is What Clinicians Have Had to Say:

“The entire two days was captivating. Never a dull moment, and I have been to many training events. Trust me, this one was the best by far.”

“Valuable insights into relationship-building, establishing trust and approaching the issue of trauma with firefighters.”

“Wonderfully presented, deeply personal, informative, and content rich. Fantastic training connecting counselling therapists with the culture and context of First Responders.”