Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Statewide Resilience Training for Public Safety Personnel

The four regional AHEC Centers of the South Carolina AHEC are pleased to partner with the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control’s Office of Public Health Preparedness to offer Building Resilience in Public Safety Personnel in May and June. This workshop will provide public safety personnel and their departments with skills and information on building resilience during trauma and provide suggestions for individual and organizational responses.

Each workshop will begin at 8:30am with check in and a continental breakfast. The program will take place 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with lunch provided. Attend the workshop on one of four upcoming dates:


May 20, 2016
Upstate AHEC at the Pelham Medical Center
Greer, SC
To register, visit: upstateahec.org

June 3, 2016
Lowcountry AHEC at the LC AHEC Training Center
Walterboro, SC
To register, visit: lcahec.com

June 17, 2016
Mid-Carolina AHEC at the South Carolina Hospital Association
Columbia, SC
To register, visit: midcarolinaahec.org

June 24, 2016
Pee Dee AHEC at Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC
To register, visit: peedeeahec.net

Lawrence H. Bergman, Ph.D., LCP, LPC/S, founder of Post Trauma Resources, will present this training. Dr. Bergman and his firm provide mental health and trauma response to survivors of work, personal and duty-related trauma. The workshop will provide continuing education credit for coroners, law enforcement, EMTs/paramedics, and firefighters.

This educational activity is supported by a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)/National Healthcare Preparedness Programs, CFDA Number 93.074 – National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program.

To find out more and register to attend, click the respective AHEC links above.

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