The Secrets of Psychological Body Armor ™ – Holistic Wellness for Emergency Personnel

This course is offered as a 3 hour Asynchronous Online Course that gives an introduction and overview of Holistic Wellness for Emergency Personnel.

The course is also offered as a 6 hour “Live” Training Program that will dive deeper into the objectives listed below and will cover not only how to implement each part of the wellness plan it will cover the why behind each learning objective.

The scientific rationale behind each topic will be discussed and individuals will use the knowledge learned in interactive groups that will help you come up with practical plans for each learning objective.

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Course Description

This course is designed to aid you in building a personal culture of resilience and holistic health.  Our unique approach is intended to help you learn to better manage the stress in your life in order to increase your potential for happiness, success, and even create a competitive advantage through the creation of what we call Psychological Body Armor ™.  There is no “quick fix” in this program.  It is not designed to be a “pop psych” feel-good course.  Rather, this course contains facts and specific suggestions for actions you can take to enhance your personal resilience, all based upon the latest and most credible science.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

    • Describe the nature of Psychological Body Armor ™ (PBA)
    • Recognize resilient attitudes
    • Use physical exercise to strengthen PBA
    • Use nutrition to fuel PBA
    • Use rest to recharge and restore PBA
    • Use interpersonal support
    • Understand how spirituality relates to PBA
    • Develop a PBA plan

Continuing Education Information:

General Contact Hours for Asynchronous Online Course:

3 Contact Hours: 0.3 General CEUs from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Dept. of Emergency Health Services Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)

*Based on a formula of 1 Continuing Education Unit for every 10 contact/classroom hours.

Profession Specific Contact Hours:

  • 3 CE Credits for National Certified Addiction Counselors (Expiration Date – February 28, 2023)
  • 3 CE Credits for EAPA/EACC – Pending

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

General Contact Hours for Live Training:

6 Contact Hours: 0.6 General CEUs from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Dept. of Emergency Health Services Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)

Profession Specific Contact Hours:

  • 6 CE Credits for National Certified Addiction Counselors (Expiration Date – February 28, 2023)
  • 6 CE PDH’s for EAPA/EACC – Pending

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