Ruston, Louisiana Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy

  • 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


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