California Peer Support Training Week

Police and Law Enforcement

California Peer Support Association
Pre conference classes
Basic Peer Support ? Individual Crisis Intervention Training
Instructor: To be announced
Purpose: Individuals can expect to take away from this class an understanding of peer support concepts, the need for confidentiality and effective peer support team member selection; the importance of a critical incident stress management program and individual crisis intervention as one of the essential components; time will be spent enhancing active listening skills; we will address the need to work closely with a mental health professional who understands the personality traits of an emergency responder and the trauma they deal with each day; how to best respond to issues of substance abuse, grief, marriage and family conflicts, alcoholism/ addictions, and suicide.
Target Audience: Peer Support Personnel and Supervisors.
Administrative Info: You must sign in for each portion of the training conference that you attend or your certificate will not reflect that you attended.
________________________________________
Day/ Time: Monday & Tuesday 0800 ? 1700
Dates: September 8 & 9, 2008
Room: TBA
ICISF CISM Group Crisis Intervention
Instructor: To be announced
Purpose: To understand the ICISF critical incident stress management group crisis intervention continuum of care model. To understand and be able to conduct critical incident stress management for large and small groups. After completion of this class, the participant will understand the basics for conducting Demobilizations, Crisis Management Briefings, Defusings, and Debriefings
Prerequisites: it is recommended that you take a basic peer support class prior to taking this class
Target Audience: Peer Support Personnel, Supervisors, and mental health professional working with emergency service agencies.
Administrative Info: You must sign in for each portion of the training conference that you attend or your certificate will not reflect that you attended.
________________________________________
Tuesday September 9, 2008 Fiesta Reception and Registration 5: 30- 8: 00 PM
Suite on the third floor with a large patio overlooking the harbor
________________________________________
Day/ Time: Wednesday 0800 ? 0815
Room: TBA
Conference begins
Welcome & Introductions ? CPSA President Maxine Lynch
________________________________________
Day/ Time: Wednesday 8: 15 ? 10: 00
Room: TBA
Topic: Peer Support from a Risk Manager viewpoint
Instructor: Don Dodson
Biographical sketch: Don began his career as a paramedic. He responded to the San Diego PSA airline crash. He is a much sought after speaker and brings a light hearted look into his topic. He will explain why agencies need peer support and how an active peer support team actually saves money.
________________________________________
Day/ Time: Wednesday 10: 15 ? 12: 15
Room: TBA
Topic: Salt Lake City Mall Shooting Spree
Instructor: Ken Hammond
Biographical Sketch: Ken was of duty having lunch, when a shooter went on the rampage in a Salt Lake City Mall. Ken will convey his actions at the moment and convey the stress factors after the shooting and role of peer support.
Day/ Time: Wednesday 1: 30 ? 3: 30
Room: TBA
Topic: Life Beyond the Badge and Gun
Instructor: CHP Sgt. Scott Klocker
Biographical Sketch: ?JOHN WAYNE NEVER CRIED?. Neither did Clint Eastwood, Jack Webb, nor my father, I was told, so neither would I. My heroes helped shape my mind so life? s unexplainable and unfair situations could be deflected from penetrating the mental steel armor I put on every day working for the CHP. In the beginning I wanted my new shiny armor to be as thick and hardened as the old road dogs that were my training officers, my new heroes. I was trained to always be hyper-vigilant and in control, to project a strong command presence that would bring order to the chaos. Weakness was not an option.?
Sgt. Klocker has spent a career as a CHP Officer, his time spent at The West Coast Post-trauma Retreat changed his life. This will be an inspiring session.
Day/ Time:
Room: Wednesday 3: 45 ? 5: 00
TBA
Topic: The Military, Police Work and PTSD
Instructor: Officer Marco Ybarra
Biographical Sketch: Officer Ybarra did his tour in Iraq. Returned to police work for San Jose PD. He will discuss his on-duty brain injury and how that impacted his response to the call he was on, and his whole life. A compelling story!
________________________________________
Break-Out Sessions Thursday, September 11, 2008
Choose 1 topic for each time period - 8: 00 to 9: 15 hours
Room: TBA
1A Team Response Disaster Planning
Instructor: Diane Myers RN.
Biographical sketch: Diane teaches at her local Police Academy. Making sure your team is prepared for the emotions they will deal with at a disaster is imperative to keeping team members for the ?long haul.?
________________________________________
Room: TBA
1B Topic: Yoga for Relaxation
Instructor: Leeza Villagomez
Biographical sketch: Leeza gives a weekly Yoga class for members of Corona PD. Leeza will point out the benefits of Yoga for relaxation and shows us how to successfully perform Yoga so we can maximize the relaxation effects.
Room: TBA
1C Topic: Suicide by Cop, the emotional aftermath
Instructor: Dr. Emily Keran
Purpose: Dr. Keran will discuss go into the emotional aftermath associated with ?Suicide by Cop?
1D Topic (Spouses Track) : Picking up the Pieces, the New Normal
Room: TBA
I Instructor: Don Dodson
Purpose: Don will gear this session directly for spouses of emergency responders. How to best support an injured emergency responder
Session 2 9: 30 to 10: 45 (choose 1 topic per session)
Room: TBA
2A Team Response Disaster Planning
Instructor: Diane Myers RN.
Biographical sketch: Diane teaches at her local Police Academy. Making sure your team is prepared for the emotions they will deal with at a disaster is imperative to keeping team members for the ?long haul.?
________________________________________
Room: TBA
2B Topic: Career Before, During & After Addictions
Instructor: George Tucker
Biographical sketch: George will talk about his addictions, recovery, and job before during and after his addictions. How a work intervention was the best thing that happened to him.
Room: TBA
2C Topic: Suicide by Cop, the emotional aftermath
Instructor: Dr. Emily Keran
Purpose: Dr. Keran will discuss the emotional aftermath associated with ?Suicide by Cop?
2D Topic (Spouses Track): Massage 101
Room: TBA
Instructor: Ann Wayman
Biographical Sketch: This session is designed to teach you how to do basic massage techniques to help relieve stress. It will continue into session 3D as a 2 part class.
Session 3 11: 00 to 12: 00 (choose 1 topic per session)
3A How Peer Support Changed a Life
Instructor: Mary Lasher, Los Gatos Police Department
Room: TBA
Purpose: Mary will talk about the importance of peer support and how it changed her life. We rarely hear that we made a difference in someone? s life, Mary is here to tell us that as peer supporters we do make a difference.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
3B Topic: Career Before, During & After Addictions
Instructor: George Tucker
Biographical sketch: George will talk about his addictions, recovery, and job before during and after his addictions. How a work intervention was the best thing that happened to him.
________________________________________
.
Room: TBA
3C Topic:. Yoga for Relaxation
Instructor: Leeza Villagomez
Biographical sketch: Leeza gives a weekly Yoga class for members of Corona PD. Leeza will point out the benefits of Yoga for relaxation and shows us how to successfully perform Yoga so we can maximize the relaxation effects.
3 3D Topic: (Spouses Track): Massage 101
Room: TBA
Instructor: Ann Wayman
Biographical Sketch: This session is designed to teach you how to do basic massage techniques to help relieve stress. It will continue into session 3D as a 2 part class
________________________________________
Lunch Approximately from 12: 00 PM to 1: 15 hours - On your Own
Session 4 - 1300 to 1500 hours (choose 1 topic per session)
4A Topic: Terrorism Effects on Emergency Responders
Room: TBA
Instructor: Diane Myers. RN.
Biographical Sketch: Diane teaches at the police academy in her area. In this session Diane will be discussing the effects that terrorism has on emergency responders.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
4B Topic:
Instructor: Fire Captain Dave Burkhart
Biographical Sketch: Dave is a fire captain with San Bernardino County Fire. He is also a chaplain with the Dept.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
4C Topic: Building a Peer Support Web Site
Instructor: Andy Spitzer
Biographical Sketch: Andy is a web master. He maintains the CPSA web site. Andy will show you how to build a web site to promote your own peer support team.
4D Topic (Spouses Session): Yoga for Relaxation
Instructor: Leeza Villagomez
Biographical Sketch: Leeza gives a weekly Yoga class for members of Corona PD. Leeza will point out the benefits of Yoga for relaxation and shows us how to successfully perform Yoga so we can maximize the relaxation effects.
________________________________________
Sessions ? 5 3: 15 to 5: 00 PM (choose 1 topic per session)
Room: TBA
5 5A Terrorism Effects on Emergency Responders
Room: TBA
Instructor: Diane Myers. RN.
Biographical Sketch: Diane teaches at the police academy in her area. In this session Diane will be discussing the effects that terrorism has on emergency responders.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
5B
Instructor: Fire Captain Dave Burkhart
Biographical Sketch: Dave is a fire captain with San Bernardino County Fire. He is also a chaplain with the Dept.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
5C Topic: Building a Peer Support Web Site
Instructor: Andy Spitzer
Biographical Sketch: Andy is a web master. He maintains the CPSA web site. Andy will show you how to build a web site to promote your own peer support team.
5D Topic (Spouses Session): Life after the Fateful Call
Instructor: Susan Farren, Author
Biographical Sketch: Susan is a firefighter? s wife and mother, a comedienne, and author. She will tell her story, in an uplifting way, the tragedy she and her husband went through when he was burned in a fire.
________________________________________
Day/ Time: Wednesday 8: 00 ? 10: 00
Room: TBA
Friday, September 14, 2007
Topic: Married to the Fire Service
Instructor: Author, Susan Farren
Purpose: Susan is a firefighter? s wife and mother, a comedienne, and author. She will speak from a wife? s perspective about being married to a firefighter. She will tell the story, using her years or humor, the tragedy she and her husband went through when he was burned in a fire.
________________________________________
Certificate Handout ? Must be present
certificates will not be mailed
Once again we have an unbelievable drawing opportunity!
Grand Prize: 1 week stay in a 2 bedroom log cabin just
outside Lake Tahoe.
2nd Prize $500 COSTCO Gift card!
3rd Prize Jewlery minimum value $250!
4th Prize
Get your tickets now $1. 00 each.
Order tickets now from Linda Bell
P. O. Box 1104 Apple Valley, CA 92307
e-mail: lbell@sbcsd. org
Registration Form
Name ______________________________________
E-mail ________________________________
Department___________________________________ Address_____________________________________
Phone____________________________
I am registering for the following:
Pre-conference class
Before 8/ 24/ 08
Basic Peer Support (CPSA member) $80 non-member $125
ICISF Group Intervention (CPSA member )$80 non-member $125
After 8/ 24/ 08
Basic Peer Support (CPSA member) $100 non-member $150
ICISF Group Intervention (CPSA member) $100 non-member $150
Conference
Before 8/ 24/ 08
CPSA member $245 non-member $300 Spouses Session $50
After 8/ 24/ 08
CPSA member $270 non-member $350 Spouses Session $100
Activities
5K run/ walk ( $25. 00) $ ______________
Thursday dinner, included in registration fee
CPSA
P. O. Box 163
La Mesa, CA 91944
www. californiapeersupport. org
California Peer Support Association
Presents
The 13th Annual Training
Seminar & conference
in Ventura, CA
September 10-12, 2008
Pre-conference classes offered September 8 & 9, 2008
Choose either:
Basic Peer Support - Individual Crisis Intervention or
ICISF CISM Group Crisis intervention (formerly Basic CISM)
Hotel Information: $99. 00 room nights(single/ double occupancy)
Price guaranteed through August 8, 2008
Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor
1050 Schooner Dr. Ventura 93001
805-658-1212
Training Cost: $245 members, $300 non-members (prior to 8/ 24/ 07)
(This year we are offering a Spouses training track for a cost of $50
(Price includes Thursday Dinner on the beach
Pre-conference classes $80 members, $125 non-members (prior to 8/ 24/ 07)
? A detailed listing of conference instructors and topics are outlined inside
? Registration form is on the back page
? Certificates will be given for attendance in only the sessions actually attended You must sign in at each session
? Ventura area activities listed inside
Group activities (included in conference price):
Tues, September 9, 5: 30 ? 8: 00 PM Registration & Fiesta Reception
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday 7: 00 AM 30 minute optional exercise class Mov? in and Groov? in with Chip
Thursday, 5: 30 PM - 5K walk/ run to benefit scholarship fund for police and fir at West Coast Post Trauma Retreat
Thurs, September 11, 6: 00 PM ? 10: 00 hours Luau on the beach, entertainment by Hula Girl Dance Productions
(If you are able to bring a beach chair it would be helpful)
Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor
1050 Schooner Drive ? Ventura, California 93001 Phone: (805) 658-1212
The only hotel on the Ventura Harbor, the Four Points by Sheraton Ventura is nestled on 17 acres of prime coastal land along California's Gold Coast - less than an hour's drive north of Los Angeles and under 30 minutes south of Santa Barbara.
Local Area Overview
We understand if you want to go exploring. Just don't stay away too long.
Local Attractions
? Channel Islands National Park (1. 0 mi/ 1.6 km)
? Harbor Village (1. 0 mi/ 1.6 km)
? Olivas Park Golf Course (1. 0 mi/ 1.6 km)
? Buenaventura Golf Course (2. 0 mi/ 3.2 km)
? Jim Hall Kart Racing School (5. 0 mi/ 8.1 km)
? San Buenaventura Golf Course (5. 0 mi/ 8.1 km)
? Camarillo Premium Outlets (8. 0 mi/ 12. 9 km)
? Filmore Railroad Museum (25. 0 mi/ 40. 2 km)
? Channel Islands (30. 0 mi/ 48. 3 km)
? Six Flags, Magic Mountain California (30. 0 mi/ 48. 3 km)
? Getty Museum (45. 0 mi/ 72. 4 km)
? Solvang Danish Village (75. 0 mi/ 120. 7 km)
? Hearst Castle (177. 0 mi/ 284. 9 km)
5 K run/ walk Registration
Thursday Sept 11, 2008
Proceeds from this fundraising event will be used to establish a scholarship fund. This fund is being established to pay the fees for individuals, who have no other funding, to attend the West Coast Post Trauma Retreat. The goal of CPSA is to be able to fund the attendance of one person from fire service and one person from police service each year.
Entry fee $21. 00 per person
Beginning point is outside the Sheraton 4 Points lobby ? follow.
This will be a scenic event winding through Ventura Harbor and along the beach
Run starts at 5: 30 PM
T-shirt included with paid registration (guaranteed if registration is received before 8/ 10/ 08)
Runners/ walkers with sponsors of $100 or more will be entered into a special drawing for a Big Bear vacation package.
Name: ____________________________________________
Agency: ________________________________________
e-mail: _________________________________ Shirt Size: small med large XL XXL
SPONSORS: Please have checks made out to California Peer Support Assn.
Name: ___________________________ $ sponsored ______
Name: ___________________________ $ sponsored ______
Name: ___________________________ $ sponsored ______
Name: ___________________________ $ sponsored ______
Release: In consideration of your accepting my entry and permitting me to attend or participate therein, I intend to be legally bound hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I have now or may have in the future against California Peer Support Assn., the West Coast Post Trauma Retreat, and race sponsors, or their representatives, agent, members or assigns for any and all losses and/ or injuries suffered from or competing in or attending said run/ walk. I verify that I am physically fit and have trained sufficiently for the event.
Signature _____________________ Date: _________
This is primarily ilt training
workshop / seminarThis is a workshop seminar
group study and discussionThis class may involve group study
instructor led trainingThis class may be available at a classroom in La Mesa, CA,
Course Level:basic through advanced
Duration:3 days
Training Presented in:English
Certificate Program Provided by California Peer Support Association
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California Peer Support Training Week
Pre conference classes
Basic Peer Support Individual Crisis Intervention Training
Instructor: To be announced
Purpose: Individuals can expect to take away from this class an understanding of peer support concepts, the need for confidentiality and effective peer support team member selection; the importance of a critical incident stress management program and individual crisis intervention as one of the essential components; time will be spent enhancing active listening skills; we will address the need to work closely with a mental health professional who understands the personality traits of an emergency responder and the trauma they deal with each day; how to best respond to issues of substance abuse, grief, marriage and family conflicts, alcoholism/addictions, and suicide.
Target Audience: Peer Support Personnel and Supervisors.
Administrative Info: You must sign in for each portion of the training conference that you attend or your certificate will not reflect that you attended.
________________________________________
Day/Time: Monday & Tuesday 0800 1700
Dates: September 8 & 9, 2008
Room: TBA
ICISF CISM Group Crisis Intervention
Instructor: To be announced
Purpose: To understand the ICISF critical incident stress management group crisis intervention continuum of care model. To understand and be able to conduct critical incident stress management for large and small groups. After completion of this class, the participant will understand the basics for conducting Demobilizations, Crisis Management Briefings, Defusings, and Debriefings
Prerequisites: it is recommended that you take a basic peer support class prior to taking this class
Target Audience: Peer Support Personnel, Supervisors, and mental health professional working with emergency service agencies.
Administrative Info: You must sign in for each portion of the training conference that you attend or your certificate will not reflect that you attended.
________________________________________
Tuesday September 9, 2008 Fiesta Reception and Registration 5:30- 8:00 PM
Suite on the third floor with a large patio overlooking the harbor
________________________________________
Day/Time: Wednesday 0800 0815
Room: TBA
Conference begins
Welcome & Introductions CPSA President Maxine Lynch
________________________________________
Day/Time: Wednesday 8:15 10:00
Room: TBA
Topic: Peer Support from a Risk Manager viewpoint
Instructor: Don Dodson
Biographical sketch: Don began his career as a paramedic. He responded to the San Diego PSA airline crash. He is a much sought after speaker and brings a light hearted look into his topic. He will explain why agencies need peer support and how an active peer support team actually saves money.
________________________________________
Day/Time: Wednesday 10:15 12:15
Room: TBA
Topic: Salt Lake City Mall Shooting Spree
Instructor: Ken Hammond
Biographical Sketch: Ken was of duty having lunch, when a shooter went on the rampage in a Salt Lake City Mall. Ken will convey his actions at the moment and convey the stress factors after the shooting and role of peer support.
Day/Time: Wednesday 1:30 3:30
Room: TBA
Topic: Life Beyond the Badge and Gun
Instructor: CHP Sgt. Scott Klocker
Biographical Sketch: JOHN WAYNE NEVER CRIED . Neither did Clint Eastwood, Jack Webb, nor my father, I was told, so neither would I. My heroes helped shape my mind so life s unexplainable and unfair situations could be deflected from penetrating the mental steel armor I put on every day working for the CHP. In the beginning I wanted my new shiny armor to be as thick and hardened as the old road dogs that were my training officers, my new heroes. I was trained to always be hyper-vigilant and in control, to project a strong command presence that would bring order to the chaos. Weakness was not an option.
Sgt. Klocker has spent a career as a CHP Officer, his time spent at The West Coast Post-trauma Retreat changed his life. This will be an inspiring session.
Day/Time:
Room: Wednesday 3:45 5:00
TBA
Topic: The Military, Police Work and PTSD
Instructor: Officer Marco Ybarra
Biographical Sketch: Officer Ybarra did his tour in Iraq. Returned to police work for San Jose PD. He will discuss his on-duty brain injury and how that impacted his response to the call he was on, and his whole life. A compelling story
________________________________________
Break-Out Sessions Thursday, September 11, 2008
Choose 1 topic for each time period - 8:00 to 9:15 hours
Room: TBA
1A Team Response Disaster Planning
Instructor: Diane Myers RN.
Biographical sketch: Diane teaches at her local Police Academy. Making sure your team is prepared for the emotions they will deal with at a disaster is imperative to keeping team members for the long haul.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
1B Topic: Yoga for Relaxation
Instructor: Leeza Villagomez
Biographical sketch: Leeza gives a weekly Yoga class for members of Corona PD. Leeza will point out the benefits of Yoga for relaxation and shows us how to successfully perform Yoga so we can maximize the relaxation effects.
Room: TBA
1C Topic: Suicide by Cop, the emotional aftermath
Instructor: Dr. Emily Keran
Purpose: Dr. Keran will discuss go into the emotional aftermath associated with Suicide by Cop
1D Topic (Spouses Track) : Picking up the Pieces, the New Normal
Room: TBA
I Instructor: Don Dodson
Purpose: Don will gear this session directly for spouses of emergency responders. How to best support an injured emergency responder
Session 2 9:30 to 10:45 (choose 1 topic per session)
Room: TBA
2A Team Response Disaster Planning
Instructor: Diane Myers RN.
Biographical sketch: Diane teaches at her local Police Academy. Making sure your team is prepared for the emotions they will deal with at a disaster is imperative to keeping team members for the long haul.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
2B Topic: Career Before, During & After Addictions
Instructor: George Tucker
Biographical sketch: George will talk about his addictions, recovery, and job before during and after his addictions. How a work intervention was the best thing that happened to him.
Room: TBA
2C Topic: Suicide by Cop, the emotional aftermath
Instructor: Dr. Emily Keran
Purpose: Dr. Keran will discuss the emotional aftermath associated with Suicide by Cop
2D Topic (Spouses Track): Massage 101
Room: TBA
Instructor: Ann Wayman
Biographical Sketch: This session is designed to teach you how to do basic massage techniques to help relieve stress. It will continue into session 3D as a 2 part class.
Session 3 11:00 to 12:00 (choose 1 topic per session)
3A How Peer Support Changed a Life
Instructor: Mary Lasher, Los Gatos Police Department
Room: TBA
Purpose: Mary will talk about the importance of peer support and how it changed her life. We rarely hear that we made a difference in someone s life, Mary is here to tell us that as peer supporters we do make a difference.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
3B Topic: Career Before, During & After Addictions
Instructor: George Tucker
Biographical sketch: George will talk about his addictions, recovery, and job before during and after his addictions. How a work intervention was the best thing that happened to him.
________________________________________
.
Room: TBA
3C Topic:. Yoga for Relaxation
Instructor: Leeza Villagomez
Biographical sketch: Leeza gives a weekly Yoga class for members of Corona PD. Leeza will point out the benefits of Yoga for relaxation and shows us how to successfully perform Yoga so we can maximize the relaxation effects.
3 3D Topic: (Spouses Track): Massage 101
Room: TBA
Instructor: Ann Wayman
Biographical Sketch: This session is designed to teach you how to do basic massage techniques to help relieve stress. It will continue into session 3D as a 2 part class
________________________________________
Lunch Approximately from 12:00 PM to 1:15 hours - On your Own
Session 4 - 1300 to 1500 hours (choose 1 topic per session)
4A Topic: Terrorism Effects on Emergency Responders
Room: TBA
Instructor: Diane Myers. RN.
Biographical Sketch: Diane teaches at the police academy in her area. In this session Diane will be discussing the effects that terrorism has on emergency responders.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
4B Topic:
Instructor: Fire Captain Dave Burkhart
Biographical Sketch: Dave is a fire captain with San Bernardino County Fire. He is also a chaplain with the Dept.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
4C Topic: Building a Peer Support Web Site
Instructor: Andy Spitzer
Biographical Sketch: Andy is a web master. He maintains the CPSA web site. Andy will show you how to build a web site to promote your own peer support team.
4D Topic (Spouses Session): Yoga for Relaxation
Instructor: Leeza Villagomez
Biographical Sketch: Leeza gives a weekly Yoga class for members of Corona PD. Leeza will point out the benefits of Yoga for relaxation and shows us how to successfully perform Yoga so we can maximize the relaxation effects.
________________________________________
Sessions 5 3:15 to 5:00 PM (choose 1 topic per session)
Room: TBA
5 5A Terrorism Effects on Emergency Responders
Room: TBA
Instructor: Diane Myers. RN.
Biographical Sketch: Diane teaches at the police academy in her area. In this session Diane will be discussing the effects that terrorism has on emergency responders.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
5B
Instructor: Fire Captain Dave Burkhart
Biographical Sketch: Dave is a fire captain with San Bernardino County Fire. He is also a chaplain with the Dept.
________________________________________
Room: TBA
5C Topic: Building a Peer Support Web Site
Instructor: Andy Spitzer
Biographical Sketch: Andy is a web master. He maintains the CPSA web site. Andy will show you how to build a web site to promote your own peer support team.
5D Topic (Spouses Session): Life after the Fateful Call
Instructor: Susan Farren, Author
Biographical Sketch: Susan is a firefighter s wife and mother, a comedienne, and author. She will tell her story, in an uplifting way, the tragedy she and her husband went through when he was burned in a fire.
________________________________________
Day/Time: Wednesday 8:00 10:00
Room: TBA
Friday, September 14, 2007
Topic: Married to the Fire Service
Instructor: Author, Susan Farren
Purpose: Susan is a firefighter s wife and mother, a comedienne, and author. She will speak from a wife s perspective about being married to a firefighter. She will tell the story, using her years or humor, the tragedy she and her husband went through when he was burned in a fire.
________________________________________
Certificate Handout Must be present
certificates will not be mailed
Once again we have an unbelievable drawing opportunity
Grand Prize: 1 week stay in a 2 bedroom log cabin just
outside Lake Tahoe.
2nd Prize $500 COSTCO Gift card
3rd Prize Jewlery minimum value $250
4th Prize
Get your tickets now $1.00 each.
Order tickets now from Linda Bell
P.O. Box 1104 Apple Valley, CA 92307
e-mail: lbell sbcsd.org
Registration Form
Name ______________________________________
E-mail ________________________________
Department___________________________________ Address_____________________________________
Phone____________________________
I am registering for the following:
Pre-conference class
Before 8/24/08
Basic Peer Support (CPSA member) $80 non-member $125
ICISF Group Intervention (CPSA member )$80 non-member $125
After 8/24/08
Basic Peer Support (CPSA member) $100 non-member $150
ICISF Group Intervention (CPSA member) $100 non-member $150
Conference
Before 8/24/08
CPSA member $245 non-member $300 Spouses Session $50
After 8/24/08
CPSA member $270 non-member $350 Spouses Session $100
Activities
5K run/walk ( $25.00) $ ______________
Thursday dinner, included in registration fee
CPSA
P.O. Box 163
La Mesa, CA 91944
www.californiapeersupport.org
California Peer Support Association
Presents
The 13th Annual Training
Seminar & conference
in Ventura, CA
September 10-12, 2008
Pre-conference classes offered September 8 & 9, 2008
Choose either:
Basic Peer Support - Individual Crisis Intervention or
ICISF CISM Group Crisis intervention (formerly Basic CISM)
Hotel Information: $99.00 room nights(single/double occupancy)
Price guaranteed through August 8, 2008
Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor
1050 Schooner Dr. Ventura 93001
805-658-1212
Training Cost: $245 members, $300 non-members (prior to 8/24/07)
(This year we are offering a Spouses training track for a cost of $50
(Price includes Thursday Dinner on the beach
Pre-conference classes $80 members, $125 non-members (prior to 8/24/07)
A detailed listing of conference instructors and topics are outlined inside
Registration form is on the back page
Certificates will be given for attendance in only the sessions actually attended You must sign in at each session
Ventura area activities listed inside
Group activities (included in conference price):
Tues, September 9, 5:30 8:00 PM Registration & Fiesta Reception
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday 7:00 AM 30 minute optional exercise class Mov in and Groov in with Chip
Thursday, 5:30 PM - 5K walk/run to benefit scholarship fund for police and fir at West Coast Post Trauma Retreat
Thurs, September 11, 6:00 PM 10:00 hours Luau on the beach, entertainment by Hula Girl Dance Productions
(If you are able to bring a beach chair it would be helpful)
Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor
1050 Schooner Drive Ventura, California 93001 Phone: (805) 658-1212
The only hotel on the Ventura Harbor, the Four Points by Sheraton Ventura is nestled on 17 acres of prime coastal land along California's Gold Coast - less than an hour's drive north of Los Angeles and under 30 minutes south of Santa Barbara.
Local Area Overview
We understand if you want to go exploring. Just don't stay away too long.
Local Attractions
Channel Islands National Park (1.0 mi/1.6 km)
Harbor Village (1.0 mi/1.6 km)
Olivas Park Golf Course (1.0 mi/1.6 km)
Buenaventura Golf Course (2.0 mi/3.2 km)
Jim Hall Kart Racing School (5.0 mi/8.1 km)
San Buenaventura Golf Course (5.0 mi/8.1 km)
Camarillo Premium Outlets (8.0 mi/12.9 km)
Filmore Railroad Museum (25.0 mi/40.2 km)
Channel Islands (30.0 mi/48.3 km)
Six Flags, Magic Mountain California (30.0 mi/48.3 km)
Getty Museum (45.0 mi/72.4 km)
Solvang Danish Village (75.0 mi/120.7 km)
Hearst Castle (177.0 mi/284.9 km)
5 K run/walk Registration
Thursday Sept 11, 2008
Proceeds from this fundraising event will be used to establish a scholarship fund. This fund is being established to pay the fees for individuals, who have no other funding, to attend the West Coast Post Trauma Retreat. The goal of CPSA is to be able to fund the attendance of one person from fire service and one person from police service each year.
Entry fee $21.00 per person
Beginning point is outside the Sheraton 4 Points lobby follow.
This will be a scenic event winding through Ventura Harbor and along the beach
Run starts at 5:30 PM
T-shirt included with paid registration (guaranteed if registration is received before 8/10/08)
Runners/walkers with sponsors of $100 or more will be entered into a special drawing for a Big Bear vacation package.
Name: ____________________________________________
Agency: ________________________________________
e-mail: _________________________________ Shirt Size: small med large XL XXL
SPONSORS: Please have checks made out to California Peer Support Assn.
Name: ___________________________ $ sponsored ______
Name: ___________________________ $ sponsored ______
Name: ___________________________ $ sponsored ______
Name: ___________________________ $ sponsored ______
Release: In consideration of your accepting my entry and permitting me to attend or participate therein, I intend to be legally bound hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I have now or may have in the future against California Peer Support Assn., the West Coast Post Trauma Retreat, and race sponsors, or their representatives, agent, members or assigns for any and all losses and/or injuries suffered from or competing in or attending said run/walk. I verify that I am physically fit and have trained sufficiently for the event.
Signature _____________________ Date: _________
About The Training Provider: California Peer Support Association
California Peer Support Association - The California Peer Support Association, a professional and educational organization, is dedicated to the advancement, promotion, and enhancement of peer support and peer support programs for law enforcement, fire and allied emergency service personnel. To create a network of peer supporters in law enforcement, fire and allied emergency service professions. To increase and strengthen...
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