Webinar - Reset and Recharge: How to Manage Stress in Uncertain Times
The spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has more than just physical health implications. It also creates uncertainty and changes in lifestyle that can have an emotional impact. Firefighters, EMS providers, and rescue workers may be feeling the impact especially hard as they navigate the new realities of responding and maintaining operations during this crisis. Join Jeff Dill, founder of the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance, for this free NVFC webinar to discuss strategies responders can use to manage stress and anxiety and to be there for each other during these uncertain times.
In 2011, Jeff Dill founded Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance (FBHA). This organization is a 501 (3) (C). www.ffbha.org
Jeff travels the United States & Canada holding workshops to educate firefighters & EMS about behavioral health awareness and suicide prevention. FBHA is the only known organization that tracks and validates data on all FF and EMT suicides across the United States. In addition, FBHA holds classes for counselors/chaplains, family members and preparing for retirement.
Jeff Dill holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Argosy University (IL), a Licensed Professional Counselor, and a retired Captain at Palatine Rural Fire Protection District in Inverness, Illinois.
Kevin D. Quinn (Moderator)
Kevin D. Quinn joined the fire service as a volunteer in 1976 with Station #3 of the Union Fire District in Rhode Island and retired as Deputy Chief of the Union Fire District. Chief Quinn continues to respond to fires and alarms as an active volunteer with his original station #3. Chief Quinn holds a Master of Science in counseling and educational psychology and a Master of Science in education. He retired in 2007 from the public education system. Chief Quinn has represented Rhode Island on the NVFC’s Board of Directors for over 36 years, is the immediate past chair, and is currently serving as First Vice Chair as well as Vice Chair of the Health and Safety Committee.