Instructor

David R. Edwards, Ph.D., is a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, reserve police officer, and public safety chaplain. He also teaches in the School of Human Services at Michigan’s largest evangelical Christian university. David is an approved instructor with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association, the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, and is a Certified Trauma Services Specialist through the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists.

David Edwards

Certified Trauma Services Specialist

Course curriculum

  • 01

    SUICIDE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION FOR COMMAND STAFF COURSE INFORMATION - READ THIS FIRST

  • 02

    Positive Aspects of Emergency Services Culture

    • Command Staff Unit 1 Video

    • Command Staff Unit 1 Script

    • Command Staff Unit 1 Quiz

  • 03

    Negative Aspects of Emergency Services Culture

    • Command Staff Unit 2 Video

    • Command Staff Unit 2 Script

    • Command Staff Unit 2 Quiz

  • 04

    Explaining Stress-Related Conditions

    • Command Staff Unit 3 Video

    • Command Staff Unit 3 Script

    • Command Staff Unit 3 Quiz

  • 05

    Strategies for Prevention

    • Command Staff Unit 4 Video

    • Command Staff Unit 4 Script

    • Command Staff Unit 4 Quiz

  • 06

    Strategies for Intervention

    • Command Staff Unit 5 Video

    • Command Staff Unit 5 Script

    • Command Staff Unit 5 Quiz

  • 07

    Strategies for Postvention

    • Command Staff Unit 6 Video

    • Command Staff Unit 6 Script

    • Command Staff Unit 6 Quiz

    • Suicide Awareness and Prevention for Command Staff Course Evaluation