2020 Arizona Wildfire & Incident Management Academy

This training was designed to assist firefighters and emergency medical professionals by bolstering awareness and understanding on behavioral health/substance use related issues. This is accomplished by increasing street triage skills, intensification of empathy by exposing participants to people with lived experiences, hearing voices simulation, common mental illnesses, and effective communication skills.  

  • Assess to Care: 911 & Beyond
  • Partnering Firefighters and Police on Crisis Calls
  • Advanced Verbal De-escalation & Effective Communication
  • Psychopharmacology: Street Triage
  • NAMI: Individual & Family Perspectives
  • Hearing Voices that are Distressing: Simulation
  • Understanding Addiction & Personal Perspectives
  • Assessing for Suicide & Self-Harm
  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
  • Compassion Fatigue & Self Care for Firefighters
  • Roleplays & Discussions






widfire & incident management academy
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 3:00pm
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - 1700 W Iron Springs Rd, Prescott, Arizona 86305
Course Delivery/Region: 
Northern Arizona
Event Type: 
Professional development