First responders such as police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel face unique job-related pressures. Although protective gear and training are prioritized, occupational stress management often gets neglected.
The Force Science Wellness and Emotional Resilience course focuses on promoting first responders’ well-being by providing strategies for practical behavioral changes and emphasizing the importance of self-care. The program aims to minimize job-related physical and psychological issues by encouraging health-focused behaviors and turning wellness and resilience into essential lifestyle changes.
Furthermore, the program also includes first responder families, providing them with education about job-related stress and its impact on family dynamics, as well as tools to better support their loved ones. This not only fosters family resilience but also enhances overall emotional well-being for both responders and their families.
In essence, this program is a proactive initiative that weaves wellness and emotional resilience principles into daily practices, aiming to enrich the lives of our brave first responders and their families.
During this course, participants will delve into a wide range of theoretical and practical information on the following topics:
The Wellness and Emotional Resilience course is a specialized program created exclusively for first responders in our nation, along with their immediate family members. When a first responder enrolls in the course, one adult family member, who must be at least 18 years old, can attend the program free of charge. The primary objective of this initiative is to provide assistance and promote the overall well-being and emotional resilience of our committed first responders and their loved ones.
The course’s content will be delivered through a variety of interactive learning modules, including classroom lectures and group-based discussions. An experienced instructor will guide and facilitate the learners’ exploration and review of the following topics.
In order to receive the certificate of completion for this course, participants are required to meet the following criteria:
The instructional team for the Wellness and Emotional Resilience course comprises highly qualified experts who have undergone extensive training in the research and materials covered in this course. Their expertise and knowledge ensure that learners receive the highest quality instruction and support throughout their learning journey.
This course is currently only available for in-person attendance. An online version will be offered in the future.