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    • 01 Dec 2018
    • 31 Dec 2019
    • FFC Office
    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
    Fire Departments or other third party entities may use this portal to make membership dues payments for FFC Chaplains.
    • 05 Apr 2019
    • 08:00
    • 06 Apr 2019
    • 17:00
    • Magnolia VFD Station 18215Buddy Riley Blvd. Magnoli, TX 77354

    South Central Regional Training

    Sponsored by Texas Corps of Fire Chaplains

    Pastoral Crisis Intervention 1

    Friday, April 5-Saturday April 6, 2019

    ICISF 16 Hours


    Chaplain Edgar Hatcher

    Chaplain Edgar Hatcher, is a Chaplain with the Monarch FPD in Chesterfield, Missouri. He holds a Doctorate in Community Pastoral Counseling from Argosy University, and a Masters of Divinity from Wartburg Theological Seminary. Chaplain Hatcher is also a retired military Chaplain and has over 1000 hours of specialized training in crisis and trauma ministry. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri, and is an Approved Instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and the Federation of Fire Chaplains. Chaplain Hatcher is a Lutheran minister and is currently serving as pastor of Peace Lutheran Church inSullivan, Missouri. 


    The cost is $200.00

    There are only 30 spots available, so reserve you spot soon!

    For More Information

    Chaplain Mark Akers: (713) 992-9400


    www.firechaplains.org (training)

    • 11 Apr 2019
    • 08:00
    • 12 Apr 2019
    • 17:00
    • North Louisiana Institute, Ruston Fire Department Central Station 920 E. Georgia Ave. Ruston, LA

    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy

    Basic Training for Fire Service Chaplains knowledge and skills for an effective Fire Department Chaplain

    Sponsored by Louisiana Fire Service Chaplaincy

    and Ruston Fire Department, Ruston, LA


    North Louisiana Institute

    Ruston Fire Department, Central Station

    920 E. Georgia Ave

    Ruston, LA


    Jim Burns


    Tuition: $150.00

    Paper Manual: $75.00

    USB Manual: $30.00

    Course Description

    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy  is the basic training for fire chaplains During its 40 year history, the Federation of Fire Chaplains has developed a 16 hour intensive basic fire training that is recognized as the standard of fire chaplain training, world-wide. The Essentials course is a face-to-face environment that provides u unparalleled knowledge and skills needed to become an effective fire service chaplain. The. Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy is the foundational study upon which all other fire chaplaincy courses are built.

    Topics include:

    • Foundation, History, and development of fire chaplaincy
    • Person hood of the Chaplain-who you are AND who you are not as a fire service chaplain
    • Beginning a Fire Chaplaincy-How to develop a chaplaincy to meet the needs of YOUR department
    • Ministry to Firefighters-Meeting the unique needs of Firefighters
    • Chaplain Operations-How and What to do in the fire house, on emergency scenes, and other locations
    • Chaplain Ministry to People in Crisis-Meeting the needs of those in crisis
    • CISM Overview-A Brief introduction to Critical Incident Management (CISM)
    • Injury and Death Notification
    • Conducting a Firefighter Funeral- A brief overview
    • HIPPA, Confidentiality, PSOB benefits, working with EAPs, etc
    • and more

    Enrollment and Additional Information

    For enrollment and additional information contact:

     Jim Burns

    Phone: (314) 419-7278

    Email: chaplainjim413@gmail.com

    • 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. 

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