Training Announcement from the New York State Academy of Fire Science


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On April 25TH and 26TH, 2009, the NYS Fire Academy, Montour Falls, NY along with Dan McGuire from CISM Perspectives will present a 12-hour multi-media LODD pre-planning workshop. This is ideal training for any Fire/EMS Chief, line officer, manager, chaplain, commissioner, CISM teams or other leaders in the emergency services.

Samples of topics to be instructed include:

• Updated LODD causes and national statistics
• How to create an comprehensive LODD pre-plan
• Planning for Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4 deaths in your agency
• What pitfalls and mistakes to avoid
• Public Safety Officers Benefit Program information
• Effective Communication tactics for LODD responses
• Supporting the surviving family and your department
• List of local, regional and national LODD resources
• Effective Death notification training and grief support

The cost of the workshop is $25 (standard registration fee for NYS responders, $50 for non-NYS responders); overnight accommodations and meals are available for an additional $40 per day/person.

Please contact the Academy for further information at 607-535-7136, x600.
See the Academy’s website for specific information/directions and registration forms at: www.dos.state.ny.us/fire/academy.htm

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