Two-Day Basic Peer Support Training
This course is designed to provide public safety peer support team members the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide support, guidance and resources to their peers during difficult times in their personal and professional lives.
Topics will include:
– Stress, Burnout and Anger
– Traumas of public safety
– Trauma listening
– Crisis intervention
– Relationship stress and infidelity
– Death and traumatic loss
– Mental health issues such as depression, anxiety & PTSI
– Line of duty deaths
– Public safety suicide
– Organizational stress & toxic personalities
– Substance abuse
– Building resiliency in members of peer support
Heather Williams, PsyD.
Consultant, Embassy Consulting Services, LLC
Owner, Premier First Responder Psychological Services
After spending 5 years with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department as the Regional Peer Support Coordinator, Heather elected to take her passion to another level and in 2019, established Premier First Responder Psychological Services. In 2023, she acquired Coherence Associates located in Carlsbad, CA. As a licensed psychologist, Heather is providing culturally competent services to individuals and couples working in public safety. Additionally, Heather assists departments develop and sustain peer support programs, provides consultation, 24/7 critical incident response, facilitates a 2-step model of critical incident debriefing, and provides personalized training on several topics.
STC Certified (01577038)
POST Certified (1083-22639-23)
Embassy Consulting Services is presenting this course in collaboration with
Premier First Responder Psychological Services, a strategic partner.
Embassy Consulting Services LLC is owned and operated by Josef Levy, Commander (Retired) Long Beach Police Department and Lysa Gamboa-Levy. Embassy training seminars are not open to the general public. Embassy reserves the right to restrict or deny enrollment or access to any individual.
*No refunds, however, substitutions will be permitted.