COVID and Post-Trauma Care. Part 3: Supports for First Responders Impacted by COVID-19 and other Traumas

2:00pm - January 25, 2021 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Collaborating TTC: Central East MHTTC
Registration Deadline: January 25, 2021
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This is the third and final component in a series examining challenges specific populations experience in response to COVID and other traumatic ordeals. A Community of Practice session will also be available to participants who would like to discuss clinical applications of the information provided during the initial webinar. The webinar presenter will draw on his subject matter expertise to facilitate the follow-up Community of Practice session.


Philip H. Rainer, M.S.W., LCSW-R, is a senior program associate at Advocates for Human Potential (AHP). He is highly skilled with more than 35 years of experience focused on clinical social work and demonstrated success in staff development; corporate training; program development and management based on promising and best practices; community education; public relations; and individual, group, and marital therapy. He has held leadership positions at several mental and community health organizations in the Albany, NY area. Mr. Rainer holds an M.S.W. from the State University of New York at Albany.


Learning Objectives

  • Identify personal values and other factors that heighten the need for behavioral health support to first responders and frontline medical workers.
  • Clarify specific stressors that present challenges for workers during the COVID-19 pandemic – now and in the future. 
  • Describe resources and techniques to enhance timely and effective responses to address the needs of first responders and frontline healthcare providers.


COVID and Post-Trauma Care Series

December 7, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
Part 1: Supports for Transitioning Young Adults Impacted by COVID-19 and other Traumas

January 11, 2021, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
Part 2: Supports for Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses and/or Co-Occurring Disorders Impacted by COVID-19 and other Traumas

January 25, 2021, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
Part 3: Supports for First Responders Impacted by COVID-19 and other Traumas


When registering for these webinars, participants will have the option to enroll in the Community of Practice session which will occur on a separate day.


Certificates of attendance will be available to viewers of 50% (30 minutes) or more of each live webinar (via email within 30 business days post-event). CEUs are not offered for this session. Webinar slide presentations and recordings will be posted to the website.