Lavender Ribbon Course Instructor Materials

Thank you for participating in a Surviving the Job course. Here you will find the instructor materials put together by the VCOS and NVFC for you to use and adapt the Lavender Ribbon portion of the course on best practices for preventing cancer with your peers.

Recruit Firefighter Slides
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Officers Master Best Practices PDF
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Officers Master Part 3 Best Practices Slides
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Instructor Recruit PDF
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Instructor Officer Master PDF
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Additional Resources

Lavender Ribbon Report Slides
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Yellow Ribbon Report: A Proactive Approach to Mental Wellness
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Lavender Ribbon Report: Best Practices for Cancer Prevention
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Silver Ribbon Report: Guidelines and Best Practices for a Successful Youth Fire Service Program
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Orange Ribbon Report: Leading and Managing EMS in Volunteer and Combination Fire Departments
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White Ribbon Report: Managing the Business of the Fire Department
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Red Ribbon Report: Leading the Transition in Volunteer and Combination Fire Departments
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Blue Ribbon Report: Preserving and Improving the Future of the Volunteer Fire Service
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We Danced with the Devil: One Firefighter's Cancer Chronicles
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Unintended Consequences
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Wingspread VI: Statements of National Significance to the US Fire and Emergency Services
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  • Topics:
    • Section VCOS
  • Resource Type:
    • Guide/ toolkit/ template
    • Presentation
  • Organizational Author:
    • Volunteer Combination Officers Section

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