Firefighters Support Foundation

Free Training: After Action Self-Evaluations

This free training program from the Firefighters Support Foundation presents a disarmingly simple continuous-improvement method that is widely used in the business world but so far hasn't been much adopted by the public safety sector.

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013

Free Training: When to Seek Therapy

In this free 30-minute training program from the Firefighters Support Foundation, Dr. Anne Bisek, a psychologist practicing in Fremont, California, discusses questions she has found that first responders often have about seeking therapy.

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013

Free Online Forum: Mass Shootings & Planning and Response

Mass shooting events are becoming more common, and the response to them involves every public safety agency for miles around. This free training program from Firefighters Support Foundation details the actions that firefighters and EMS agencies can take to prepare themselves for this all-too-likely event, and the actions they can take when the event occurs.

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013

Free Training: Bombs, Bomb Response & Suicide Bombers

This free training program from Firefighters Support Foundation includes more than a dozen open-source documents full of information on handling all aspects of this kind of event, from communications to hazmat to tactics, as well as videos on bombing response.

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013

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

A free 50-minute video program from the Firefighters Support Foundation in which Dr. Ellen Kirschman discusses issues regarding firefighter line-of-duty deaths (LODDs).

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013

Free Training: When a Child Dies on a Call

The Firefighters Support Foundation (FSF) offers a 20-minute firefighter training program presented by Dr. Anne Bisek that deals with first responder psychological issues when a child dies during an incident.

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013

Free Training: Meth Labs, Users & Response

A free one hour video program and 100-slide PowerPoint presentation familiarizes public safety personnel about: how to recognize a lab if you are approaching one or are in one, how to recognize a dangerous meth user, the chemicals used in clandestine meth manufacture, and what to do if you encounter a user or lab.

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013

Free Training: A New Way to Lift

James Shaw explains how to use the principles of Tai Chi and other eastern disciplines as well as the principles of sound biomechanics to lift heavy objects from the odd positions that firefighters encounter every day.

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013

Free Training: Emergency Incident Rehabilitation

The Firefighters Support Foundation’s (FSF) newest training program, Emergency Incident Rehabilitation, is now available free by download.

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013






 

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