You’ve Trained for the Physical. Now Train for the Mental/Emotional.

Your physical wellness and tactical training is important for you to be equipped to save lives. But, did you know that your emotional wellness is also very important for equipping you to be able to continue to do your job effectively for a long time? The people you help and the things you see as a firefighter can leave lasting memories, sometimes lasting wounds. These wounds will impact you and your family if left unaddressed. But, just like physical injuries, emotional injuries can heal!

Learn how to strengthen your emotional wellness and resiliency.

Jada is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) with special training in pediatric death and occupational stress and trauma, a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor, and the Clinical Director of Program Development for Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support (ILFFPS) and the Clinical Consultant Operation Shattered Stars (OSS). The Illinois Fire Service recognized Jada as a subject-matter expert, and recently invited her to join their advisory committee to develop firefighter behavioral health/emotional wellness curriculum for firefighters throughout the state of Illinois. Jada develops trainings geared toward the specific needs of various groups, including firefighters, law enforcement, retirees, police leaders, cancer patients, those suffering from PTSD, and many others. These trainings spread awareness and strengthen emotional wellness and resiliency for first responders.

Jada has presented for:

  • 2016 Rosecrance Florian Symposium
  • Illinois State Police in Springfield, IL.
  • Northern Kentucky Fire Fighter Peer Support:
  • West Palm Beach Fire Department
  • Fire Departments of Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Louis Park and the surrounding metro area
  • Batavia Fire Department
  • Illinois Public Pension Funds Association
  • Police Departments of Aurora, Berwyn, Countryside, Darien, Hinsdale, Oak Brook, Palos Park, Palos Heights, North Riverside, Westmont, and Woodridge, IL
  • Huntington, Indiana –  Markel FD, Roanoke FD, Huntington City FD, Huntington Dispatchers, Parkview EMS, Andrews FD, and Parkview Police
  • Florida Safety and Health Collaborative, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Aurora Fire Academy
  • South Side FOOLS
  • Rockton Fire Department
  • Newport News, Virginia: Hanover County Fire Department, Richmond City Fire Department

Jada trains first responders, clinicians, and peer supporters throughout the country!

She will come to your firehouse, department, or meeting place and present about any topic related to emotional wellness and the first responders. Most trainings are two hours long and include interactive components as well as handouts to take home.

Trainings Include:

  • Emotional Wellness in the Fire Service
  • Resiliency Training
  • Retirement Small Group Workshops
  • Cancer Support
  • Leadership Training
  • Incidents Involving Children
  • Other Wellness Trainings*
    *Jada can create customized trainings based on the unique needs of your group.

Jada will also come in and facilitate group or one-on-one conversations after traumatic incidents.

Call 630.815.3735 to schedule your presentation or debriefing.

  • Heal
  • Grow
  • Live