FCSN Cancer Peer Support Train the Trainer

Firefighter Cancers Support Network Peer Support Train the Trainer Program

NIPSTA is pleased to host the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) Peer Support Train the Trainer Course.  

This Peer Support Train the Trainer course is presented by the FCSN by Illinois State Director, Chuck Wehrli, who himself, is a cancer survivor.

This program is designed to help fire departments develop procedures for cancer prevention, as well as provide support for firefighters undergoing treatment. 

Topics to be Covered Include:

  • Types of cancer faced by firefighters.
  • Actions taken that can help reduce fire service cancer risks.
  • The role of Chief officers, company officers, and line staff in cancer prevention.
  • The Cancer Support Network's role in supporting firefighter treatment and recovery.
  • Supporting fellow firefighters and families with their fight against cancer.
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Course Date:  Monday, November 25, 2019

Time:   0800-1200 hrs.

Cost:  FREE

Further Information:  Chuck Wehrli 

Firefighter Cancer Support Network Website

Registration is required.  Register Here