Cancelled – May be rescheduled in November 2020
Location: Maine Municipal Association, 60 Community Dr. Augusta, ME 04330
Time: Registration: 8:30-9:00 am | Class: 9:00 - 3:15 pm
Cost: Members: $65.00 | Non-Members: $75.00
Presenter(s): Dr. Laurie Cyr-Martel, Paul Pinette, Sonny Provetto, Rick Petrie
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9:00-10:15am Brain and Body: Understanding the Cumulative Effects of Stress
What happens to the mind and body when encountering and processing traumatic events and understanding the cumulative effects of stress.
Presenter: Dr. Laurie Cyr-Martel
10:30-11:45am The Impact and Cost of Traumatic Stress on First Responders, their Families and Community
Understanding the potential impacts to relationships, substance use dependency, and how these costs can impact the organization and community.
Presenter: Paul Pinette
12:30-1:45pm Awareness and Prevention: Education and Resilience Planning
Understanding what work can be done to proactively educate and build resilience in our first responders through Peer Support initiatives and training.
Presenter: Sonny Provetto
2:00-3:15pm Intervention and Response: How to Respond When a Critical Incident Occurs
Understand the process of effectively defusing and debriefing after a critical incident.
Presenters: Rick Petrie and panel