Line of Duty Death: Preparing the Best for the Worst

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Course Description:
One of the toughest situations to face is the line of duty death. The administrative and logistical aspects of a LODD are often overwhelming to those individuals and agencies that are ill prepared. This course will address many of those issues as well as give special attention to pre-incident planning and proper follow-up services. This interactive class has been designed to prepare Emergency Service providers, military personnel, school administrators, municipal officials as well as CISM teams who may need to address a Line of Duty Death.

Program Highlights

  • Emotional and psychological impact of LODD
  • Critical injury in the line of duty
  • Line of duty death or injury notifications
  • Additional resources for agencies/professions
  • Administrative and logistical action plans
  • Debriefing steps of a line-of-duty death process
  • Stages of grief

Cultural differences

  • Care for the organization and the surviving family
  • CISM components after a line of duty death/injury

Continuing Education Information:

Two-Day Course: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

General Contact Hours:

13 Contact Hours: 1.3 General CEUs from UMBC Training Centers

Profession Specific Contact Hours:

13 PDHs for EAPs, 13 CE Credits for National Certified Addiction Counselors

*PLEASE NOTE: These hours are only applicable towards courses offered at Regional Trainings, Online Courses, and World Congress.  

Approved Instructor Courses:

It is up to the Approved Instructors or sponsoring agency to apply for profession specific Continuing Education Unit’s if they choose.  Learn more on our CEU Information page.

** Please check with your state licensing board prior to registration to see if they will accept the certificate of completion as a means for continuing education.