Delivery Options

Build capacity in your fire services by certifying in-house fire fighters to deliver the Resilient Minds course to their peers in their own fire department or to other departments in a geographic region (Train-the Trainer and Regional Train-the-Trainer). Alternatively, you can schedule a Resilient Minds course for your department’s staff with an external instructor by coordinating with the local Canadian Mental Health Association, or by contacting [email protected].

Train-the-Trainer

21-hour workshop | Maximum 20 participants

Workshop that prepares and certifies in-house fire fighters to become Peer Instructors to deliver the Resilient Minds course to their fire department.

This model best serves large fire departments that require multiple Peer Instructors for their department.

Co-instructed by a certified CMHA and a certified Fire Fighter Instructor Trainer.

Regional Train-the-Trainer

21-hour workshop | Maximum 20 participants

The Regional option invites, trains, and certifies fire fighters from multiple fire services in a single region to become Peer Instructors.

This model best serves regions that are populated with small teams, and/or largely volunteer fire fighters.

Co-instructed by a certified CMHA and a certified Fire Fighter Instructor Trainer.

Resilient Minds Course

8-hour course | Maximum 12 participants

A Fire Fighter Peer Instructor or Instructor Trainer provided through CMHA delivers the course to your fire department.

NEW! Resilient Minds Virtual

All training is now available and/or deliverable virtually. The virtual training is real-time and remains peer-led.