As First Responders, it is Imperative to Understand and Reduce the Stigma of Mental Health Concerns
The presentation will focus on the relevance and importance of including mental health classes for occupations that are in direct nexus to those in crises. Emergency Medical Technicians, like other First Responders, should at a minimum, receive this type of training in order to alleviate and not exacerbate an already volatile situation.
Dr. E. Anthony White is a US Veteran who is a Retired Law Enforcement Officer of 28 years. His work includes local, federal, and international training and experience. Dr. White’s PHD is in Criminal Justice and he teaches criminal justice and mental health certification classes at Illinois Central College and privately for other organizations in Illinois.