Peer Support Training for 1st Responders, Peru PD

Peer Support Training for 1st Responders, Peru PD

06-17-2024 8:00 AM - 06-19-2024 5:00 PM
Peru Police Department Training Room
Address: 2650 North Peoria Street Peru, IL 61354
2650 North Peoria Street Peru, IL 61354

CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER

Brian Fengel, Director

Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan: jswan@icc.edu

Heather Grove: hgrove@icc.edu

Peer Support Training for 1st Responders

Instructors: Dan Roach and Tammy Roach

Cornerstone Retreat Center for 1st Responders and Their Families

June 17-19, 2024

 8am – 5pm

Evening Family Event: TBA

 Class will meet at: Peru PD, 2650 N. Peoria Street, Peru, IL

Enrollment Deadline: June 10, 2024

Course Size:  Maximum – 25

Course Objective

This 3-day Peer Support Training class will introduce the student to the process of peer support and equip them with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide emotional support and practical guidance to other 1st responders who are in need of assistance.

The course consists of a combination of classroom lecture and reality-based training scenarios in which the student will participate in listening exercises as well as mock one-on-one peer support sessions.  The student will apply the knowledge and skills they learn during the classroom portion of the training in scenarios where they will alternately play the role of peer supporter and peer supportee.

 Course Content

Peer Support Principles and Practices

1st Responder Culture and Mental Health

Physiological/Behavioral Reactions to Stress and Trauma

PTSD and Suicide

Peer Support Skills and Techniques

Additional Crisis Interventions (CISM)

Resiliency and Stress Management

Lethal Means Safety

Support Resources

Practical Exercises/Role Plays

 

 Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board

MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: 5.50 hours: Crisis Intervention, 1.00 hours: Legal Updates, 9.50 hours: Officer Wellness/Mental Health,  5.00 hours: Procedural Justice 

Peer Support Training for 1st Responders, Peru PD