Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy

This 16-hour course provides the foundation for Fire/Rescue/EMS chaplain service and teaches an established and recognized system of protocols in order to provide chaplain service to emergency service workers and the public.

The class fulfills the Federation of Fire Chaplains Institute requirements for chaplain credentialing at the basic level and begins the process toward advancement to the advanced level. The class covers The Emergency Service Worker Personality, Professional Ethics, Introduction to the Incident Management System, Death and Serious Injury Notifications, Confidentiality and Its Exceptions, Providing Care to Emergency Service Families, Ministering to Crisis Victims, Chaplain Service Protocols, Emergency Service Funerals, An Introduction to Critical Incident Stress Management, Chaplain Service Mutual Aid, Safety for the Chaplain, and Establishing a Support Network