Creating a Psychologically Healthy Fire Department

This course is designed to empower fire department leadership to promote and support healthy, high-performing fire/EMS departments. Based on the framework from the Psychologically Healthy Fire Departments initiative, this course focuses on six key practices - member involvement, health and safety, member growth and development, work-life balance, member recognition, and effective communication - to facilitate member well-being and department functioning.

David Ballard


David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA, is an organizational consultant with more than 15 years of experience as a non-profit executive. His emphasis is on promoting employee well-being and organizational performance through the integration of psychology and business. He has provided research, consultation, and training services to government agencies, industry groups, corporations, medical schools, and universities. Dr. Ballard is the co-editor of the book, The Psychologically Healthy Workplace: Building a Win-Win Environment for Organizations and Employees (APA, 2016).


Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package.
Quiz - psych
7 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  5/7 points to pass
7 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  5/7 points to pass
Virtual Classroom Evaluation
3 Questions
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No credits available  |  Certificate available
No credits available  |  Certificate available