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CISM Training and Peer Support Team Development

About Bart Leger

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My Story

Many people lie awake at night wishing they could get a handle on their stress. Organizations are feeling the negative effects of employee stress and critical incident stress. Lives are being lost needlessly to suicide. No one should have to go through this.

That's why I provide training, coaching, and accountability to help you and your organization regain control and experience emotional peace no matter what life throws at you. Become stress-resistant and resilient.

I have nearly 35 years of experience providing crisis intervention, stress management, peer support, training, and consulting services to first responders, mental health professionals, clergy, school counselors, medical, corporate, and industrial fields. My Ph.D. is in counseling with a concentration in traumatic stress. I am board certified as an expert in traumatic stress and am a retired first responder.

With experience in the business sector, law enforcement, fire services, EMS, schools and churches, I'm uniquely qualified to provide consulting, training and program development in the areas of peer support teams, critical incident stress management, workplace violence, church and workplace safety, suicide intervention, compassion fatigue/burnout, and many other workforce wellness concerns.

Take care of yourself and your co-workers. Every organization deserves to be a safe place. Caring for one another. It's what it's all about.

Feedback & Reviews

”Dr. Leger used real-life examples and taught on a level we could all understand. I like that this class included a booklet and pocket card to help me remember what to say. This class was presented in a very easy way to understand.“

Heidi Montz


”The QPR course taught by Dr. Bart Leger gives all who attend the tools to save a life from suicide. Who knows how many lives have already been saved by this invaluable program? No wellness program is complete unless it encompasses not only the health of the body but of the mind as well.“

Capt. Rick Daughenbaugh

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office

”Bart really is an expert in the field of crisis intervention. He's taught multiple CISM classes for us in the past. He's our go-to trainer for CISM, suicide, and compassion fatigue. His classes are informative and interesting. He's also helped us through several critical incidents in the past."

Ken Brown

Chief of Training - Lake Charles Fire Department

What Can I Do for You?

I'm here to help your organization perform at peak efficiency. Take care of your employees and they'll take care of you.

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    Need Consulting?

    You're an expert in your field. But you realize your organization needs support in the field of stress management, crisis intervention or suicide intervention

    What you need is an expert in that field. That's where I come in. For over 20 years in crisis management, I've helped thousands of individuals and hundreds of organizations in their time of crisis. Get the consultation and training needed to keep your people safe and functional.

Caring for one another. It's what it's all about.

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