The Code 9 Project is a national non-profit organization that provides education, training and self-help resources to all First Responders and Family members through the medium of film and workshops. The Code 9 Project also serves as a bridge between First Responders, Police, Fire and EMS Departments and their communities by providing; community outreach and events to educate about the unique stressors First Responders face in order to foster community, remove misconceptions and build a strong relationship of respect between community and their First Responders.
CODE 9 TRAININGS/WORKSHOPS
Our programs are nationally accredited through IDALEST and provide officers with 14 credit hours of training. These are highly effective, intensive programs. The interactive stress and wellness curriculum are designed to assist participants in managing and reducing the stress effects specific to this line of work. Participants receive viable resources and practical tools to manage stress.
Learn the basics of implementing a peer support program in your department or region. This program offers step by step building blocks for creating a program and/or creating a basic training program for all new peer support members for your existing program
Learn how to integrate Command Staff as active participants in department and officer wellness, suicide prevention and PTSD awareness programming. Learn how to implement accountability strategies for emotional health department wide. Connect with other departments for innovation and strategy on these topics.
First Responder courses are designed to address the impact of stress on the First Responder. Topics such as General Stress, PTSD, anger, fear, anxiety, wellness and communication will be addressed. Self-help strategies for identifying and coping with these topics will be presented.
In an effort to promote the self-care practices necessary for managing stress and stress disorders such as PTSD, Code 9 offers S.H.A.R.E. Movement Workshops. The S.H.A.R.E. Movement Workshops focus exclusively on the physical movement and relaxation components of self-care.
A National Community Initiative to bring Police/Fire Men and Women together with parents and children of their communities. Hugs Not Harm provides an opportunity to restore and preserve the connection between community and First Responders. We want our youth to trust that our First Responders are available to help. We ALL must do our part to unite and build community!
A community, charity walk designed for First Responders and family members to honor those who have lost their fight and for those who are struggling silently. We go the distance for all First Responders