GLOBAL FIRST RESPONDER RESILIENCE SUMMIT

Police • Corrections • Fire • Emergency • EMTs

A Free 6-Day Online Summit Supporting Our Heroic First Responders
and Public Safety Professionals

OCTOBER 12-17, 2021

Supporting Our Heroic First Responders and Public Safety Professionals

A Six-Day Online Summit Featuring Leading Experts in Supporting Physical, Mental, Emotional & Spiritual Fitness, Wellbeing & Resilience for First Responders and Public Safety Professionals. This Summit will provide evidence-based solutions, strategies and skills for building and sustaining fitness, wellbeing and resilience.

 

First responders can employ these strategies to mitigate the health risks associated with ongoing high stress and trauma exposure and for healing and post-traumatic growth.

Remembering all of our fallen heroic first responders as we mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11

40+ LEADING EXPERT SPEAKERS

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and other challenges of the past 18 months, the Summit will offer the opportunity for First Responders and Public Safety Professionals to:

  • Recover from traumatic stress & wounds of the past 16 months
  • Learn effective skills for self-regulation & resilience building
  • Support healthy grieving with mindfulness, compassion & resilience
  • Rebuild healthy personal and professional relationships
  • Connect with inner resources for wellbeing, resilience and post-traumatic growth
  • Build trauma-resilient agencies supporting first responder health, wellbeing, performance & enhanced public safety outcomes
  • Learn from the past and envision a healthier, more resilient future

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This Summit is for:

  • Police
  • Fire
  • EMS
  • Corrections
  • Dispatchers
  • Chaplains
  • Veterans
  • Homeland Security
  • Healthcare
  • Clinicians
  • Spouses
  • Retired

SUMMIT PRESENTERS

Increase your resilience skills and knowledge with these leading experts – wellness & resilience trainers, clinicians and researchers,  who are either first responders themselves or regularly offer training and support to first responders and their families.

COLETTE S. PETERS


Director of the Oregon Department of Corrections, National Institute of Corrections Advisory Board Member & Chair of Wellness Subcommittee

LT. JIM GLENNON (RET)


30-Year Police Veteran, Co-Owner Calibre Press, Author, International Law Enforcement Trainer

LAURA KLOOSTERMAN


32-Year Veteran Police Officer, Board of Directors with Badge of Life Canada, Wellness & Resilience Advocate

STEVEN MJ NELSON, MHA, LP


Licensed Paramedic, Doctoral Candidate, Founder of Snatched By Steven

CHIEF CORY DARLING​


Chief of Police Sunriver, Oregon; 32-Year Law Enforcement Veteran; Vice-President Oregon Fallen Badge Foundation

LT. ANNETTE ZAPP, MA, CSCS


Owner, FireSQFitness, 17 Year Fire Service Veteran, Lieutenant Lisle-Woodridge, IL, Fire Protection District​

LT. RICHARD GOERLING (RET)


Retired Police Lieutenant and Coast Guard Commander, Mindfulness Teacher, Resilience Trainer and Founder of Mindful Badge

KELLY RATHS, MDIV


Equity and Wellness Administrator, Oregon Department of Corrections, Certified Mindfulness Teacher, Former Chaplain

CONSTABLE AMY BOUDREAU


York Regional Police (Canada), Yoga Teacher, Fitness Expert, Mental Health Ambassador

SGT. BRIAN CASEY


Police Sergeant, EAP Director, and Author of Good Cop, Good Cop: A Get Healthy, Stay Healthy Guide for Law Enforcement

CHIEF RYAN JOHANSEN


Chief of Police, City of San Bruno, CA​

DET. JEFF THOMPSON, PHD​


NYPD 17-Year Veteran Detective, NYPD Mental Health & Wellness Coordinator, and Columbia University Research Scientist​

REV. MICHAEL CHRISTIE, PHD​


Chaplain Supervisor - Connecticut Department of Corrections, Certified Mindfulness Teacher, Community Minister

TANIA GLENN, PSYD, LCSW​


Clinician, Trauma Specialist, Peer Support Trainer, Author of First Responder Resilience: Caring for Public Servants

VERNON HERRON


Director, Officer Safety and Wellness, Baltimore Police Department, 35-year Law Enforcement Veteran​

SUSANNE KNABE-NICOL, PHD​


10-Year UK Police Veteran Investigative Psychologist, Founder of Police Science Dr.

RONA WATSON, MDIV​


Police Chaplain, Hospital Chaplain, Pastor​

SCOTT SALVATORE, PSYD, ABPP​


SE Region Operational Health Psychologist at U.S. Department of Homeland Security

DEPUTY CHIEF CARRIE EDWARDS-CLEMONS​


President of the International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters, Deputy Fire Chief Flint, Michigan​

CONSTABLE JON CARSON (RET)


Police Constable, Ted X Speaker, Mindfulness Teacher and Personal Trainer Specializing in Performance Optimization

JOSEPH GLASER-REICH


Aviation Survival Technician, U.S. Coast Guard; Mindfulness and Applied Psychology Coach

KIM COLEGROVE


Author of Mindfulness for Warriors and Founder of Pause First Academy

REV. GARY HOLDEN


Founder of The Police Chaplain Program, State Police Chaplain, Master Resilience Trainer

SUSAN CARNELL, LCSW​


26-Year Madison (WI) Police Officer (ret.), Criminal Justice Studies Instructor Madison College​

SHANNON MCQUAIDE​


Fireflex Yoga Founder, Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher, Function Movement & Resiliency Trainer

MIKE TAIGMAN


Former Paramedic, Educator, Resilience Trainer, Author of Super-Charge Your Stress Management in the Age of COVID19

MICHELLE RYDER-GREBEL


Executive Director, 30-Year Criminal Justice Trainer & Speaker, American Correctional Association Wellness Committed Member

KEN SCHLENKER, MDIV


Founder, President RKM Crisis Team dba CAREForce, Law Enforcement Chaplain, Professor & Director Chaplaincy, Grace School of Theology​

TROY TORRANCE, MS, CSCS*D


Health Management Specialist & Academy Strength & Conditioning Coach - Indiana State Police - Training Division

MARLA FRIEDMAN, PSYD


Police Psychologist, Chairman Badge of Life USA – Law Enforcement Mental Health & Suicide Prevention 

KIMBLE RICHARDSON, MS, LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, LCAC


Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Expert & Trainer, Manager of Business Development, Community Health Network

GINNY MCKENNA​


21-Year UK Police Veteran (ret.), Certified Police Stress Coach, Stress Management & Resilience Training Expert

DAN BRULÉ​


Breathwork Pioneer, Author, Former U.S. Navy. Medical Corpsman Deep Sea Diver & Emergency Medical Rescue Specialist

FLEET MAULL, PHD, CMT-P


Founder Center for Mindfulness in Public Safety, Author of Mindfulness-Based Wellness & Resiliency (MBWR)​

RUSSELL MYERS, DMIN, BCC​


Allina Health EMS Chaplain, Author of Because We Care: A Handbook for Chaplaincy in EMS​

CRAWFORD COATES


Author of Mindful Responder, Law Enforcement Trainer, Lexipol Content Marketing Manager, Former Publisher at Calibre Press

DANIEL GRUPE, PHD


Associate Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds

CHAD MCGEHEE​, MA, M.ED


Law Enforcement Mindfulness Teacher,  Director of Meditation Training UW Athletics

RABBI NILES GOLDSTEIN​


Rabbi, Law Enforcement Chaplain, Author, Black Belt Martial Artist & Speaker​

OLIVIA MEAD


Founder & CEO YogaShield® Yoga For First Responders®, Yoga Teacher, Law Enforcement & Fire Service Educator-Trainer

JURIE ROSSOUW


Resilience Expert & CEO at Driven, Author of Executive Resilience & The Predictive Six Factor Resilience Scale

MITCHELL ABRAMS, MD


Founder of Nexgenhealth,
Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Medical Sciences, McMaster University

REV. QALVY GRAINZVOLT, MS, MHC-LP


Shinnyo Buddhist Priest, Law Enforcement Chaplain, Clinician, Mindfulness Instructor at New York University

JEFF MORLEY, PHD​


23-Year Police Veteran, RCMP (ret.), Psychologist, Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress

MICHAEL CHRISTOPER, PHD


Director, Mindful Health and Resilience Lab​

MANDAR APTE


Director, Cities4Peace

BRAD BOGUE


Founder of J-SAT, Inc., Author of Implementing EBP's in Corrections​

SUMMIT CO-HOSTS

FLEET MAULL, PHD, CMT-P


Founder Center for Mindfulness in Public Safety, Author of Mindfulness-Based Wellness & Resiliency (MBWR)​

JOHN MACADAMS


CMT-P, CMPS Program Manager & Senior Trainer, Senior Jail Chaplain

KELLY RATHS, MDIV


Equity and Wellness Administrator, Oregon Department of Corrections, Certified Mindfulness Teacher, Former Chaplain

LT. RICHARD GOERLING (RET)


Retired Police Lieutenant and Coast Guard Commander, Mindfulness Teacher, Resilience Trainer and Founder of Mindful Badge

KATIE CARLSON


Director of Wellness Initiatives, Marion County Sheriff's Office (IN)

ROBERT J. OHLEMILLER


Criminal Justice Professional (retired), Indiana coordinator, Center for Mindfulness  in Public Safety

SUSANNE KNABE-NICOL, PHD​


10-Year UK Police Veteran, Investigative Psychologist, Founder of Police Science Dr.

REV. MICHAEL CHRISTIE, PHD​


Chaplain Supervisor - Connecticut Department of Corrections, Certified Mindfulness Teacher, Community Minister

SUMMIT SCHEDULE

Day 1

Oct. 12

Physical Fitness & Resilience

Practical strategies and best practices for building physical fitness, wellbeing and resilience, including nutrition, physical conditioning, hydration, breathwork, rest & recovery.

Day 2

Oct. 13

Mental Fitness & Resilience

Neuroscience-informed, tactically-focused strategies for building and sustaining mental fitness, resilience, health & wellbeing through mindfulness and stress inoculation training.

Day 3

Oct. 14

Emotional Fitness & Resilience

Trauma-informed strategies for healing from chronic stress and PTSD, increasing emotional intelligence, and sustaining emotional wellbeing and resilience.

Day 4

Oct. 15

Spiritual Fitness & Resilience

Deepening and sustaining connectedness, meaning & purpose and spiritual wellbeing through faith, meditation, spirituality, time in nature and/or community service.

Day 5

Oct. 16

Creating Healthy Agency Cultures of Resilience

Building trauma resilient agencies in support of employee wellbeing, performance and retention.​

Day 6

Oct. 17

Leading Healthy Change in Public Safety

Embracing the challenge of leading healthy change in public safety focused on integrating both first responder wellbeing and community wellbeing as leaders committed to wellbeing, equity and safety for everyone in their communities.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY

The Center for Mindfulness in Public Safety promotes the research, development, and implementation of Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) supporting excellence, staff wellness, safe and humane environments, and successful outcomes in the fields of corrections and criminal justice, law enforcement, and other agencies involved in public safety. We provide research-based training and consulting for the implementation of Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBI’s) such as Mindfulness Training (MT) and Mindfulness-Based Wellness & Resiliency (MBWR).

In Partnership with:

Our mission at Engaged Mindfulness Institute is to offer rigorous, in-depth training to aspiring and active mindfulness teachers in trauma-informed approaches to sharing the practice of mindfulness and facilitating various mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) with individuals placed at risk, vulnerable populations and marginalized and underserved communities.

Produced By:

Our mission at Heart Mind Institute is to support our individual and collective efforts to become more deeply embodied, heart-centered, resilient and earth connected at this time when there is such a clear and critical need to heal and repair our relationship with the earth, our fellow species and each other.

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