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Pre-register to receive the webinar address and other participation instructions for an upcoming webinar. All webinars are free-of-charge.

Surviving the Job Webinar Series: Cancer from a Survivor's Perspective

August 11, 2020
Hear about the impact of cancer from the perspective of a survivor, and learn about the importance of prevention and early detection.

Surviving the Job Webinar Series: Topic TBD

October 13, 2020
Join the VCOS and NVFC for the next session of the Surviving the Job Webinar Series.

Training & Documentation: Your Health During COVID-19

Self-Paced
Webinar focuses how to build a work/industry culture that reduces mental health stigma, embraces training and education, and encourages exposure tracking (chemical, biological, mental).

Surviving the Job: Emotional Self Care for First Responders

Self-Paced
This presentation details the challenges of stress, vicarious trauma and burnout in first responders and how that can take a toll on physical health, mental health, and relationships.

We're looking for your help!

Interested in presenting a webinar? We set the stage. You bring your best effort, a good topic and engage our audience. Email Chief Scott Lambert for more information.

Surviving the Job Webinar Series: Decon Procedures

What do you do as a fire chief when your firefighter tells you they have cancer? How do you prevent this conversation from happening?

Webinar: Indiana Fire Chiefs Association Volunteer Workforce Solutions Updates

This webinar is an informational overview to discuss the Indiana Fire Chiefs Association's SAFER grant program.

Webinar: Indiana Fire Chiefs Association Volunteer Workforce Solutions Updates

This webinar is an informational overview to discuss the Indiana Fire Chiefs Association's SAFER grant program.

Surviving the Job Webinar Series: Annual Physicals

Join us to discuss the importance of annual physicals and options available to you and your department.

Surviving the Job Webinar Series: Exposure Documentation

Explore and learn about apps available for documentation that you can implement in your department.

You're the Fire Chief; Now What? Guidance for New and Interim Fire Chiefs Part 1

VCOS board member Chief Al Yancey will discuss the challenges of transitioning into becoming a new or interim fire chief.
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Regional Rail Response Online

Rural Response to Rail Incidents

Self-Paced
This training is designed to help you better understand the rail industry, response efforts and agency-specific roles should a train derailment or similar incident occur in your area.
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Mentoring I: Re-energizing Your Department Culture through Positive Influence

Self-Paced
Information and resources for establishing or enhancing a mentoring program for improved retention.
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Mentoring II: Developing and Retaining Firefighters Through Relationships

Self-Paced
Information and resources for developing mentoring skills
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Overcoming Cultural Barriers for a More Inclusive Volunteer Workforce

Self-Paced
Strategies for engaging, recruiting and retaining volunteers from diverse backgrounds and communities
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Chief 101

Self-Paced Online
Interactive training for chief-level officers to effectively execute roles and responsibilities of volunteer department leadership positions.
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Barriers to Volunteering: How a Traditional Approach is Limiting Your Department

Self-Paced
Learn ways to recruit new members from untapped pockets of your community.
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A Practical Approach to Diversity and Inclusion in the Volunteer Fire Service

Self-Paced
Learn how to build a diverse and inclusive department that accurately reflects your community
The IAFC Launches a New Online Training Fire Adapted Communities for the Fire Service

Fire Adapted Communities for the Fire Service

Self-Paced Online
This course introduces the key components of working with your community to adapt to the wildland fire threat.
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Bridging the Multigenerational Divide in Your Department

Self-Paced
Learn to recognize generational biases, identify how biases impact interpersonal communications, and ultimately be a good agent for change.
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Hydrogen Response Considerations

Self-Paced Online
This 2-hour, 4-module online course focuses on basic education on hydrogen fuels.