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Free Training: Dealing with a Line-of-Duty Death

A 50-minute video featuring Dr. Ellen Kirschman


 
 

| Friday, July 5, 2013


This free 50-minute video program from the Firefighters Support Foundation is presented by Dr. Ellen Kirschman, one of the best-known first responder psychologists in the nation and author of I Love a Firefighter and I Love a Cop. In this program, Dr. Kirschman discusses the following questions and others regarding line-of-duty deaths (LODDs).

  • This video includes:
  • How is the death of a first responder different?
  • What can families do to prepare for a LODD?
  • How is it different to lose a first responder parent?
  • What is the grieving process?
  • What makes it worse for a first responder’s family?
  • What advice do you have for the family regarding media coverage?
  • How should a family deal with the ongoing aftermath?
  • Should the family allow footage of the incident to be used as a training film?
  • Should the family listen to the last radio transmission of the deceased?
  • How should the family prepare for LODD anniversaries?,
  • How much help should colleagues offer?
  • What advice do you have for management?,
  • What about unhappy or separated families?

 

About the Firefighters Support Foundation

The Firefighters Support Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization dedicated to assisting firefighters, emergency management, EMS, and Search & Rescue personnel perform their jobs effectively and safely.  We also set aside a portion of our funds to aid underfunded agencies and assist families of fallen firefighters.

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