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Emergency Services Foundation: Families Guide

Developed by the Emergency Services Foundation, Victoria, Australia, this Guide is intended to help families of emergency service workers – especially families of volunteers.

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Family Resilience Perspectives Series: Dispatch

Family members are often the first to notice changes in the mood and behaviour of their first responder loved one. It can be helpful for families to understand the …

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2023 Conference – Day 1 – Leading by Example: Dave Samson Video

Leading by Example: Dave Samson Dave Samson candidly shares more about his experience as Deputy Fire Chief, and discusses the challenges that he faces in supporting his crew, and …

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2023 Conference – Day 2 – Treatment Institutions Plenary

Treatment Institutions Plenary In a fast paced, TED talk style session, hear from the leading providers of mental health services to first responders about their unique programs. Featuring: • …

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2023 Conference – Day 2 – Stress Intervention Dog Program

Stress Intervention Dog Program Presented by Mike Anaan Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs executive director Mike Anaan shares more about Operational Stress Injury service dogs and training in Canada. BC …

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2023 Conference – Day 2 – Lived Experience: Ben Vernon

Lived Experience: Ben Vernon Ben’s life changed when he was stabbed while responding to a “routine medical assistance” call. The incident and the ensuing ordeal left Ben with a …

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2023 Conference – Day 2 – Treatment Panel Discussion

Insights on Treatment: A Panel Discussion Considerations for mental health treatment can be perplexing and confusing in a world with so many options. Learn from the insights of leaders …

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2023 Conference – Day 2 – Treatment Plenary

Emerging Therapies for PTSD. Real World Evidence from Roots to Thrive Presented by Dr. Pamela Kryskow Dr. Pamela Kryskow is the medical lead on the Roots To Thrive Ketamine …

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2023 Conference – Day 2 – Retirement Panel

Navigating Change: A Panel Discussion on Mental Health in Retirement Hear from a diverse range of perspectives on how to best manage mental health in retirement. With insights from …

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2023 Conference – Day 2 – Retirement Plenary

Retirement Reimagined Presented by Tammy Vigue Retirement planning typically focuses on financial planning. But for first responders, your work likely provides more than just a regular paycheck. You may …

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