Basic Peer Support Training – May 30, 2019 in Oxnard, CA

Date(s) - 05/30/2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sturgis Location

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Embassy Consulting Services, LLC in partnership with the Oxnard Police  Department presents:

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
• Marriage and family issues
• Death and traumatic loss
• Mental health issues such as depression, anxiety & PTSD
• Line of duty deaths
• Public safety suicide
• Organizational stress & toxic personalities
• Substance abuse
• Building resiliency in members of peer support


Dr. Heather Williams, Regional Peer Support Coordinator, Orange County Sheriff’s Department

The class will be presented by Dr. Heather Williams. As the Regional Peer Support Coordinator of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Heather coordinates the OCSD Peer Support Team, responds to critical incidents and facilitates a modified critical incident debriefing model countywide. In the aftermath of an active shooter event in Seal Beach, CA she co-founded the Orange County Association of Peer Supporters (OCAPS), which functions as peer support mutual aid. Using experience and humor, Heather will help public safety personnel understand the role of a peer support team member and give insight into how to respond to difficult situations.

Embassy Consulting Services LLC is owned and operated by Lysa Gamboa-Levy and Josef Levy, Commander (Retired) Long Beach Police Department. Embassy training seminars are not open to the general public. Embassy seminars are for Law Enforcement personnel or those who, in some capacity, represent law enforcement, public or government agencies. Embassy reserves the right to restrict or deny enrollment or access to any individual.

No refunds, however, substitutions will be permitted.



Bookings are closed for this event.