Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder-It's relationship to First Responders and Military Veterans-
PTSD is a serious problem facing those working in the field of public service, and returning U.S. Combat Veterans everyday. Suicide among law enforcement and military personnel are at an all-time high. Awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a crucial first step to help first responders and returning military veterans cope with the rapidly growing problem.
This course details the history, the signs, and the symptoms of PTSD, and it will assist others in recognizing those suffering from it. The purpose of this class is to help First Responders understand the devastating effects that PTSD has upon our Police, Fire, EMS and Military Veterans.
This course is recommended for all levels of public safety. Patrol Officers, Detectives and Supervisors should know how to recognize PTSD within their ranks, and be able to provide ideas and suggestions to those suffering from this "silent killer".
The instructor will provide ideas to help family members and friends that are trying to cope, and assist someone who may be suffering from PTSD. In order to truly help a person suffering from PTSD, one must know how to proceed through the recovery process.
Don't miss this rare opportunity to attend an emotionally challenging course that puts one in "the mind" of someone suffering from PTSD, and the toll it takes on the family and friends of a sufferer.