Portage Lakes Career Center


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 ruth9@uakron.edu by November 25. Please include the date you wish to attend.




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We take pride in our facility and welcome the opportunity to show it off!  You would never buy a car without looking at it first.  Choosing the place to give you a head start on a successful path in life should be no different.  We invite you to schedule a tour of our beautiful campus.  We’re pretty sure you’ll be impressed!

If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.

Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.