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Introducing a Peer Support Team

About This Webinar

Introducing a Peer Support Team is a testimonial of development, implementation, application and evaluation of a behavioral health resource for firefighters provided by firefighters. This testimonial outlines the creation of a Peer Support Team in a suburban fire department, giving attendees the opportunity to visualize the benefits of building a team of their own. While only a single perspective within the presentation, attendees will be able to envision themselves in similar situations affording them an opportunity to improve behavioral health within the Fire Service.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Washington Township Fire Department, Lieutenant
Lieutenant Tad Parks grew up in the fire service with a family of fire officers and started as an explorer with Washington Township Fire Department (Montgomery County) in 2009. He was hired as a part-paid volunteer in 2010 then progressed through part-time and full-time firefighter ranks, while concurrently working three years for Sugarcreek Township Fire Department (Greene County). He currently serves as a lieutenant on the department’s rescue engine, Region 3 Strike Team member and the peer support coordinator for Washington Township. In 2021, he published an article, "Success and Pitfall of Peer Support Groups", for the OFCA In Command Magazine.

Learn more at https://www.washingtontwp.org/services/fire_ems
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International Association of Fire Chiefs webinar platform hosts Introducing a Peer Support Team
The International Association of Fire Chiefs represents the leadership of over 1.2 million firefighters and emergency responders. IAFC members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for its members to exchange ideas and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders.