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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The Collaborative provides free training, protocols, and guidelines that support best practices as they relate to safety and health in the fire service. Contact us today to learn more about how you can help.
Family/Caregiver Connection

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About The Caregiver Connection

Online Support Group Goal:
Monthly caregiver support meeting that allows spouses, families and caregivers of fire responders to connect, engage and support each other. The groups are hosted by Webex allowing participants to join in through video or phone. These groups are an informal and flexible way to provide peer support.

Meeting Agendas:
Live web chats can include training, guided discussions and open discussion forums. Presentation information will be determined by surveying participants and identifying information proven to be valuable to spouses, families and caregivers of first responders. Guest speakers and subject matter experts are also welcome to present to the audience.

Quarterly training on peer support via Webex.

Meeting Facilitation:
Meetings will be an hour in length utilizing the Florida Firefighters Health and Safety Collaborative Webex subscription. Invites and reminders will be sent out using Eventbrite.com. Moderators will utilize identified caregiver support models to facilitate the meetings. Meeting will be held monthly.

Calendar of Connection:
Calendar of schedule Caregiver Connection meeting with links to Eventbrite for easy sign up.

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The Florida Firefighters Safety & Health Collaborative is an organization formed to provide our members shared knowledge and resources based on best practices and research available from a myriad of confirmed resources. This website serves as a vehicle to share this information. It is not the intent of our Collaborative to operate for the benefit of private interests, to sponsor or endorse ANY specific agency, vendor, manufacturer or product. Nor is it our intent to support or endorse any political candidate or campaign for elected public office.

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