Yellow Ribbon Instructor Materials

Thank you for participating in a Surviving the Job course. Here you will find the instructor materials put together by the VCOS for you to use and adapt the Yellow Ribbon portion of the course on a proactive approach to mental wellness.

Yellow Ribbon Instructor Syllabus
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Recruit Instructor Outline
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Recruit Level Course PowerPoint
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Fire Officer Instructor Outline
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Fire Officer Level Course Powerpoint
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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:
    • Presentation
    • Guide/ toolkit/ template
  • Organizational Author:
    • Volunteer Combination Officers Section

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