FFC Events



Upcoming events

    • 01 Dec 2018
    • 31 Dec 2019
    • FFC Office
    Register
    Fire Departments or other third party entities may use this portal to make membership dues payments for FFC Chaplains.
    • 16 Dec 2018
    • 31 Dec 2019
    • FFC Office
    Register
    Fire Departments or other third party entities may use this portal to make membership dues payments for FFC Chaplains.
    • 15 Jan 2019
    • 08:00
    • 16 Jan 2019
    • 17:00
    • Milton, Florida

    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy

    January 15-16, 2019

    Milton, Florida


    The "Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy" is a foundational training course for the fire department chaplain. This two day course is the basis for training recognition by the Federation of Fire Chaplains and earns the student a certificate from the FFC upon completion. U.S. Fire Departments are now using this FFC training as the standard for fire chaplaincy across the country, allowing chaplains to minister within the fire service wherever life takes them. 

    The content of the Essentials course was developed by fire chaplains across the country to be practical help for on scene and in-firehouse ministry. Instructors are certified by FFC to teach using an interactive approach which involves students in the classroom process.

    This course provides an opportunity for everyone - experienced chaplains, new chaplains, and prospective chaplains alike - to learn valuable lessons about Fire Chaplaincy. The class consists of 16 hours of instruction, over the course of two days, covering the following areas:

    • History of Chaplaincy
    • Personhood of the Chaplain
    • Ministry to Crisis Victims
    • Ministry to Fire Personnel
    • Introduction to Critical Incident Stress
    • Introduction to Incident Command
    • Fire Chaplain Safety
    • Firefighter Injury and Death
    • Fire Department Funerals
    • Confidentiality & Professionalism

    You must be present for the entire 16 hours of instruction to receive a Certificate for the course from the Federation of Fire Chaplains.


    INSTRUCTOR and CLASS COORDINATOR

    Chaplain Mark Goodman

    • Phone: (239) 405-1737
    • Email: chaplainfd@gmail.com
    COST
    The cost for this class is $150.00. This includes handouts (and binder), coffee, water, sodas, and snacks for both days.
     ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

    Please register early to insure your place in the class. Dress is Casual. 


    Registration

    You can register by going to:  FDChaplainServices.com



    • 25 Jan 2019
    • 09:00
    • 26 Jan 2019
    • 17:00
    • St. Francis of Assisi Church, 2746 Fifth St., Castle Rock, CO 80104

    Colorado Association Fire Chaplains

    Fire Chaplain Training

    January 25-26, 2019

    St. Francis of Assisi Church

    2746 Fifth St.

    Castle Rock, CO 80101

    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy


    Course Description

    The Federation of Fire Chaplains, Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy, is an introductory course into Fire Chaplaincy. It is designed to be applicable to those who have been in ministry for many years, those just beginning a Fire Chaplaincy, or those who are seeking information for a potential Chaplaincy.

    It will cover topics that include, but are not limited to Foundations of Fire Chaplaincy, the Firefighter Culture, Ministry to Firefighters, Ministry to victims in crisis, Introduction to CISM, Introduction to Fire Ground/Emergency Scene Operations, Firefighter injury and Deaths notifications, and much more.

    All who complete the course will receive a certificate from the Federation of Fire Chaplains. 

    Registration

    Register at: www.ColorafoFireChaplains.org/events


    Cost

    The cost for this 2-day event is $125.00


    Contact

    For additional information, please contact:

    Ron - (720) 839-9537

    Paul - (720) 220-5753


    Additional Information

    For those interested in obtaining a FFC Manual, you can purchase a manual at www.firechaplains.org (click on training & resources, then look for the tab for Manual).

    You can also go to www.firechaplains.org  , if you are interested in becoming a member of the Federation of Fire Chaplains (click on link for Membership).

    • 15 Feb 2019
    • 08:00
    • 16 Feb 2019
    • 17:00
    • Elmore County Emergency Management Agency 8917 US Highway 231, Wetumpka, Alabama

    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy

    February 15-16, 2019

    Wetumpka, Alabama


    The "Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy" is a foundational training course for the fire department chaplain. This two day course is the basis for training recognition by the Federation of Fire Chaplains and earns the student a certificate from the FFC upon completion. U.S. Fire Departments are now using this FFC training as the standard for fire chaplaincy across the country, allowing chaplains to minister within the fire service wherever life takes them. 

    The content of the Essentials course was developed by fire chaplains across the country to be practical help for on scene and in-firehouse ministry. Instructors are certified by FFC to teach using an interactive approach which involves students in the classroom process.

    This course provides an opportunity for everyone - experienced chaplains, new chaplains, and prospective chaplains alike - to learn valuable lessons about Fire Chaplaincy. The class consists of 16 hours of instruction, over the course of two days, covering the following areas:

    • History of Chaplaincy
    • Personhood of the Chaplain
    • Ministry to Crisis Victims
    • Ministry to Fire Personnel
    • Introduction to Critical Incident Stress
    • Introduction to Incident Command
    • Fire Chaplain Safety
    • Firefighter Injury and Death
    • Fire Department Funerals
    • Confidentiality & Professionalism

    You must be present for the entire 16 hours of instruction to receive a Certificate for the course from the Federation of Fire Chaplains.


    CLASS LOCATION 

    Elmore County Emergency Management Agency

    8917 US Highway 231

    Wetumpka, Alabama 36092 


    CLASS INSTRUCTYOR

    Chaplain Steve Calvert

    Firefighter and Fire Department Chaplain since 1982. Appointed Assistant Chief of Chaplaincy Services for Coppell Fire Department in 2004. Ordained Minister/Pastor for 30 years while serving as a Volunteer Firefighter/EMT for various departments throughout Alabama and Texas. Co-founder/Director of Champion Responders, a non-profit organization dedicated to equipping Firefighters & Emergency Responders with tools needed to deal with trauma and stress..."bunker gear for the mind". Certified in CISM. Member of the Federation of Fire Chaplains and Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force. A graduate of Florida College (Biblical Studies/Communication) and the University of Alabama (Psychology/Sociology). Founder of NewLife Skills Coaching and Consulting firm, providing training and development to corporate, municipal, non-profit and educational organizations


    CLASS COORDINATOR

    Chaplain John Gallups

    COST
    The cost for this class is:
    -$75.00 if registered before January 31, 2019.This includes lunch.

    -$100.00 if registered from February 1-15, 2019

     ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

    Please register early to get the lower price and to insure your place in the class. Dress is Casual. The manual ($60.00) is optional but HIGHLY recommended. It will be referenced throughout the training. Each participant is encouraged to have their own manual. It will serve as a growing resource tool for your Chaplain ministry. An electronic version is also available ($30.00). This course is an introduction to the material contained in the manual.


    Registration

    You can register by going to: Johngallups@riverregionchaplains.org



    • 11 Mar 2019
    • 08:00
    • 13 Mar 2019
    • 17:00
    • Ohio State Fire Academy


    The Ohio Federation of Fire Chaplains

    ICISF Pastoral Intervention I & II Course

    This three day course combines ALL of the content of ICISF,s Pastoral Crisis Intervention and Pastoral Crisis Intervention II courses.

    Pastoral Crisis Intervention may be thought of as the combination of faith-based resources with traditional techniques of crisis intervention. Pastoral Crisis Intervention represents a powerful addition to traditional community and organizational psychological support resources. The purpose of this course is to assist the participants in learning how pastoral interventions and traditional psychological crisis interventions may be effectively integrated. Chaplains, Pastoral Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, ministers, and anyone interested in the use of faith-based resources in healing should find this course of interest. This course consists of 26 hours of instruction, over the course of three days, covering the following areas:

    • Nature of human crisis
    • Nature of crisis intervention
    • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
    • Signs and symptoms of the crisis state
    • The "Crisis of Faith"
    • Criteria for psychological triage
    • Strategic S-A-F-E-R PCI Model
    • Common PCI mistakes
    • Challenging PCI's
    • Risks and Potential adverse reactions
    • Advanced topics in Assessment
    • Principles of Basic Spiritual First Aid
    • PCI with those expressing theodolitic concerns
    • The Incident Management System (IMS)
    • PCI with those expressing suicidal ideation
    • PCI with those in acute bereavement
    • Principles of Death Notification
    • Principles and practices associated with self-care

    YOUR INSTRUCTOR

    Glenn C. Calkins, M.Div., LCSW, BCC, DAPA is a United Methodist Minister. He was a firefighter for 26 years and an Emergency Medical Technician for 15 years. He has served as a Fire Chaplain for 22 years. Glen was selected to receive an award for Distinguished Achievement from the International Association of Firefighters in 1989. He continues to be a member and instructor for the Federation of Fire Chaplains Other credentials or certifications include Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Supervisor of Clinical Pastoral Education, Board Certified Chaplain, and a Diplomat of the American Psychotherapy Association. Glenn was the founding Executive Director of CISM Indiana Network, Inc. that grew to 28 statewide teams. In 1995, the Indiana Psychological Association chose Glenn the Allied Professional of the Year. He is an ICISF Faculty member and one of the authors for the “Pastoral Crisis Intervention” courses. Currently, he is active as a member of the American Red Cross Critical Response Team. With the American Red Cross he has been activated for two air incident responses and the World Trade Center in New York City. He is also a Life Member of the Mont Alto Fire Co. #1 in Mont Alto, PA.Email

    Contact Information for your host is: 

    Chaplain Jerry Lewis

    Email: quilterfirefighter@yahoo.com

    Phone: (Cell) (567) 208-3543

    Please Contact Chaplain Lewis to register, and for for additional information 

                                                                                                                     



    • 19 Oct 2019
    • 08:00
    • 24 Oct 2019
    • 12:00
    • Double Tree by Hilton Golf Resort Palm Springs--67967 Vista Chino Cathedral City, CA 92234

    The dates for the 2019 FFC Annual Conference have been secured. Please check back later for additional information. Registration will open around June 1, 2019. 

© Federation of Fire Chaplains
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software