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CISM Training and Peer Support Team Development

Psycholgical Body Armor™

Is your high-stress career sucking the life out of your life? Or, is the stuff you have to deal with on the job sticking with you long after you clock out?  This one-day online training will help you create your own "shield" that will help you deal with whatever life throws at you.

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Psychological Body Armor Training




Why Psychological Body Armor?

Psychological Body Armor, created by Dr. George S. Everly, Jr., is designed specifically for people like you who face tough challenges every day. It's full of practical, proven methods that help you recover quickly from tough times and strengthen your ability to handle the stress that comes with your job and life. In simple terms, this training isn't just helpful—it could be a game-changer for your well-being.

What You Will Learn:

  • How Psychological Body Armor can help you stay strong and bounce back no matter what comes your way.

  • How to spot the signs of a strong, resilient mindset. Get to know how to keep your cool, manage your feelings, and stay steady when things get tough.

  • How to create your own Personal Psychological Body Armor action plan before you leave the training.

  • How to use physical exercise to help you get stronger mentally and physically at the same time.

  • Superfoods that will help you feel better, perform better, and fuel your Psychological Body Armor.

  • How to balance work with downtime, leaning on friends or family, and tapping into your spiritual side to build a stronger you.

  • Ignoring Stress Will Not Make It Go Away

    Emergency services and healthcare professions demand much from its people. If you're like many who work in a high stress occupation, you may be experiencing...

  • Panic symptoms

  • Depression

  • Inability to focus

  • Sleep disruption

  • Irritability

  • Extreme guilt

  • But There's Hope

    Psychological Body Armor™ is a method grounded in science, aimed at improving overall well-being specifically for those in emergency services and healthcare. It's all about taking care of both your mind and body in these high-pressure jobs.

    Who Would Benefit

    • Law Enforcement Personnel

    • Firefighters

    • Emergency Medical Services

    • Emergency Room Personnel

    • Physicians

    • Nursing Staff

    Psychological Body Armor benefit

    Dr. Leger was amazing! The class was more down to earth and understandable than I thought it would be. For a class, let alone a zoom course with people around the nation, the support I received was parallel to none. Highly recommend this course!

    Recent Class Attendee

    Upcoming Psychological Body Armor Course

    Psychological Body Armor Training

    June 27, 2024

    Course has been postponed - Date TBD

    Registration: $150

    8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Central Time)
    1-Day Class

    This course is being offered as a Remote Learning - Live Training! This course includes content of traditional in-person classroom training via Zoom technology.

    • Real-time presentations
    • Faculty Interaction
    • Small group breakouts
    • Live Q & A

    7 Contact Hours: .7 General CEUs from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Dept. of Emergency Health Services Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)

    *Based on a formula of 1 Continuing Education Unit for every 10 contact/classroom hours.

    Meet The Presenter

    Stress Management Trainer and Speaker

    Bart J Leger, PhD., BCPC, FAAETS, CCISM

    Dr. Leger has 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. His PhD is in counseling with a concentration in traumatic stress. He is a board certified Fellow with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and a retired first responder.

    With experience in the business sector, law enforcement, fire services, EMS, schools and churches, he is 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.

    ... see you on the inside!"

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