Advanced Group Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)  *COURSE PENDING APPROVAL*
Date/Time:  August 2017  
Location: Bell Buckle, TN - TN Codes and Enforcement Academy
Course Fee:                             
Requirement for Level: Senior and Master Level Certification.  

Prerequisite:
Course Description: This course provides advanced information, requiments, and techniques for assisting in large Group CISM situations.   

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Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) CHildren and Families *COURSE PENDING APPROVAL*
Date/Time:  10-12 August 2017  (3-day Module)
Location: Bell Buckle, TN - TN Codes and Enforcement Academy
Course Fee:                             
Requirement for Level: Senior and Master Level Certification.  
Prerequisite:
Course Description: This course provides advanced information, requiments, and techniques for assisting in large Group CISM situations.   

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Advanced Chaplain Field Operations and Communication Tools During Disasters

Date/Time/ Location:   23 March 2017 @ 2000 – 25 March 2017 @ 1700 -  Centerville, Tennessee.

Course Fee: Centerville Advance Ops Course ($300)  

                                              $125 discount to house 1 additional student 

                                              $250 discount to house 2 additional students 

Requirement for Level: Senior and Master Level Certification.

​Prerequisite:   Pre-homework assignment that will be due at the start of the class. 

Course Description: Unlike any class you have ever taken before, this class includes advanced tools for disasters and extended local events, field communications, establishing and maintaining short-term shelter and lodging, outdoor operations packing lists, providing healthy and safe rehab and support, death notification practical experience, and nighttime operational safety. 

We will have two nighttime exercises during this class.  Chaplains will gain an opportunity to learn the tools and expertise needed in order to communicate during and following disasters. 


We  will cover need-to-know issues, information sensitivity for the public airwaves, confidentiality issues during disasters, and the tools for communicating during disasters. This course will teach the Technician Level Ham Radio Operator Curriculum and each participant will be able to challenge the test at the end of the course and, upon passing, will obtain their Technician License. 


Course fee includes lodging in field conditions in campers, motorhomes and shelters, and all meals.  Scholarships provided for those providing lodging to other students.  Those who can house additional student(s) will receive class discounts.


Registrants must contact PNTrumpore@aol.com to receive the pre-homework assignment that will be due at the start of the class. 
 

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TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

 TFFC / TESCA is committed to providing quality training courses, notices of educational opportunities, and relevant training materials to prepare emergency service chaplains for a wide span of scenarios. Without adequate, relevant training you as a chaplain cannot be as effective in fulfilling your role in serving others. This page is constanlty updated with  classes currently being offered,  so please check back often for updates.

CISM Sucide Prevention, Interviention, Post-Vention * COURSE PENDING APPROVAL*
Date/Time:  November 2017  
Location: Gatlinburg, TN -Region 2 EMS Conference
Course Fee:                         
Requirement for Level: Senior and Master Level Certification.

Prerequisite: 
Course Description: This course provides foundational information, requiments, and techniques for assisting in CISM Suicide prevention, INvertvention, and post-vention crisises.   

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​Essentials of Emergency Service Chaplaincy
Date/Time/ Location:  12-13 May 2017 0800-1700

Location: Gatlinburg, TN - Sevier County Fire Chief Association Smoky Mountain Weekend.
Course Fee: Gatlinburg Chaplian Academy ($150)                             
Requirement for Level: Basic

​Prerequisite:

Course Description: This course provides the foundation for Fire/Rescue/EMS chaplain service and teaches an established and credentialed system of protocols in order to provide chaplain service to emergency service workers and the public.


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