PLCC to Host Emergency Services Behavioral Health Lecture

PLCC To Host Emergency Services Behavioral Health Lecture.

Portage Lakes Career Center will be the host site for the University of Akron’s Emergency Services Behavioral Health Lecture next month. The lecture will be offered on December 8, from 9 am – 11:30 am or December 9, from 6 pm – 8:30 pm at Portage Lakes Career Center, 4401 Shriver Road, Uniontown, OH 44685.

Guest speakers include the Reverend Robert Denton, PhD LISW-S from the Safety Force Chaplaincy Center and Philip Boley, Crisis Counselor from Oriana House. The following topics will be discussed: Emergency services “burnout”, Compassion fatigue, Vicarious trama, Signs & symptoms of employee anxiety, depression, PTSD, Substance abuse, and Self-care and area resources for assistance. Firefighter continuing education certificates will be issued by the University of Akron’s Training Center for Fire and Hazardous Materials.

To register, please contact Ruth Nine-Duff at by November 25. Please include the date you wish to attend.