First Responders Trauma Prevention and Recovery Certificate

First responders deal with traumatic events repeatedly, on a scale unimaginable to those outside the emergency, disaster response and military services. Designed by first responders for first responders, our specialized online program explores how trauma in the workplace impacts mental health. You’ll take away practical tools and techniques to better prepare and support yourself and others in the face of trauma. 

Overview

Courses: 10
Completion time: 2 years
Location: Online
Next info session: Thu, 10 Mar 2022 12:00 PM PST

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Why this program?

  • Choose from flexibly paced online courses
  • Develop a resiliency toolkit to support yourself and others
  • Build a network of peers sharing similar challenges
  • Develop a peer-support program for your organization
  • Create an action plan for psychological safety in the workplace
  • Develop leadership and community engagement skills
  • Graduate with a certificate that confers SFU alumni status

Format

Part-time

Location

Online

Program completion

2–5 years (from start date of first course)
To graduate, complete all courses with a minimum average grade of C.

Course duration

5–10 weeks (20–40 instructional hours)

Course work

6–10 hours/week

Schedule

Self-paced within set deadlines

Learning materials

Course materials included

Cost

$350–$650/course
$75 program application fee

Application info

No application deadline. Take individual courses and apply to the program at any time.

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Application requirements

  • Certificate, diploma or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Mature students who do not meet this requirement may qualify with at least 5 years of appropriate experience
  • English Language Requirements

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Register for individual courses at any time, with the option to apply to the program later.

Course Name
Start Date
Location
Instructor
Cost
Seats
Available
Action
Start DateTue, Feb 8, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorNycole Harding
Cost$350.00
Seats Available22
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Feb 8, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorBeth Milliard
Cost$350.00
Seats Available18
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Feb 8, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorKathy Rolfe
Cost$350.00
Seats Available22
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, May 3, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$650.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, May 3, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$650.00
Seats Available28
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, May 3, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$650.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Jun 7, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$350.00
Seats Available28
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Jun 7, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorNancy Szastkiw
Cost$350.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Jun 7, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorKathy Rolfe
Cost$350.00
Seats Available29
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Sep 13, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$650.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Sep 13, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$650.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Sep 13, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$650.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Nov 1, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$350.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Nov 1, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$350.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Nov 1, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$350.00
Seats Available29
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Nov 1, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorNancy Szastkiw
Cost$350.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister

Enroll in the certificate program to:

  • Track your progress in your student account
  • Access potential tax credits
  • Be eligible to graduate when you finish

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