Stress is one of the most common words used in society today and something that each one of us will experience at some point in our life. Stress affects people of all ages, professions and life situations. However, emergency communications as a profession is inherently stressful with the various demands placed upon them by nature of the profession. Understanding these causes of stress in the profession will allow the public safety telecommunicator to recognize and mitigate some of the stressful situations that they may encounter. This course addresses how to detect stress within yourself and co-workers and provides measures to reduce its impact.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • What is stress
  • Signs and symptoms of stress
  • Causes of stress
  • Stress intervention
  • Critical incidents
  • Cumulative stress and post traumatic stress disorder
  • Tools for stress management

Perfect for a one-day pre-conference or post-conference course.

CDEs Earned: 8

Recertification Requirements:
None

Tuition:

Options Term Tuition
Non-Member Member *
Live 1 day $239 $199
Online 3 weeks $289 $249
Contract 1 day Contact us for pricing Contact us for pricing

* You must be a current Associate, Full or Commercial member to receive member discounts on all courses. Online members receive member discounts on online courses only.

Late fee $25 (applied 10 days prior to course start date)
Tuition includes a comprehensive course manual and all certification fees.
Additional shipping fees may apply for international shipments.

Tuition for live courses does not include travel, lodging, meals or other costs. Online class tuition does not include web access fees or other local internet/web-related costs. Successful students will earn APCO Institute certification.