Welcome to the National Emergency Responder and Public Safety Center (NERPSC) catalog of courses for family and support networks.
Preparing your Family for a Critical Incident
This course aims to assist responders in starting the “what-if” conversation with families surrounding critical incidents. Preparing your family means empowering them, instilling confidence, and easing anxiety. You are prepared; they should be too.
Under Investigation: Supporting your Responder through an IA
Internal investigations are stressful and have the potential to disrupt the entire family. This course helps educate and prepare family members for the IA process, while providing tools and strategies to support your loved one through it.
How to Handle Being a Single Parent…When You’re Married
Responder families know sacrifice, and often that means functioning without their responder. This course helps encourage families to tackle the challenges of parenting caused by an absent responder and provides tips and strategies for resilience.
This course helps equip parents to have age-appropriate conversations with children about what responder parents do. It also addresses important conversations like safety, media scrutiny, and unique challenges faced by responder families.
Dealing with stress? Anxiety? Difficult emotions? Is it causing you gridlock and disrupting your day? Run through this quick but powerful exercise with a counselor to help contain that difficult emotion so you can move on with your day!
Military families facing deployments encounter stress, logistical concerns, and strains on relationships. This course provides tips and strategies to help prepare for, survive, and thrive despite deployments.