Florida Firefighters Safety & Health Collaborative

The Florida Firefighters Safety & Health Collaborative is a free program to fire departments looking to enhance and maintain an effective safety committee or safety program.


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Clinician Awareness Program Reviews

Click here to learn more about the Florida Firefighter Safety & Health Collaborative's Clinician Awareness Program.

All of the firefighters were incredibly welcoming, passionate, and knowledgeable. You can tell that everyone is invested in this cause & truly wants to better mental wellness for firefighters & break the barriers & stigma between first responders & mental health. The course also offers more experiences, knowledge, and examples than someone can get from books or videos on the internet. Super amazing!
I loved that we got to experience the simulation and wear the gear. I also really enjoyed the visit to the fire station.
The hands on experience was very eye-opening. The presenters were engaging. The information was presented in a concise way and the lingo handout was helpful. The fact that lunch was provided was very generous. Plenty of bathroom and water breaks.
This was one of the most profound experiences and immersion that I have ever had. This gave me brand new and significant Insight on the experiences of fireman and what they battle on a daily basis.
I gained significant insight into the trauma exposure to first respondents in particular to fire fighters.
I really appreciated the vulnerability of personal accounts. Learning the lingo & the live simulations really gave a different perspective into a "day in the life." This is valuable information for a clinician to know & removes some the assumptions that can block the process.
It was incredibly heartfelt, authentic, and well-researched.
The two day event was excellent The training enhanced my knowledge about First Responders. Excellent event! Awesome experience!
It was an impressive event. Very educational. The event was very well organized. Exposure to day to day activities of firefighters were very helpful. The instructors were amazing!
The opportunity and time to interact with many firefighters, welcoming all questions and feedback. The passion was palpable and contagious.
This event provided an immense perspective into the job stressors and related traumatic events that these first responders endure on a daily basis. The presentation, knowledge, and resources provided, will allow me to effectively engage with fire fighters and will have a lasting impact on my future practice as a clinician.
This was an amazing training that gave me a much clearer perspective on what firefighters deal with. I also learned so much about the firefighters culture and unique challenges. The drills were a great learning experience. I can’t say enough good things about this training! Thank you to all those who shared their wisdom and experience.

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