2021 first responders virtual speaker series

Saskatchewan First Responders Mental Health and Worksafe Saskatchewan held a virtual three-session free speaker series on mental health. The three sessions were scheduled for Nov. 18, 24 and Dec. 1.

Sarah Armstrong

Date/time of event:
Thursday, November 18, 2021
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Presentation: 
Sarah Armstrong will discuss skills, philosophies, perspectives and tools to improve the first response effort and to improve your own body’s connection to this response…
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Andrea Vogel

Date/time of event:
Thursday, November 18, 2021
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Presentation: 
Created by a yoga instructor and a military war veteran, the Warrior Program was designed to assist those who suffer from the effects of stress, anxiety and other related injuries including PTS and depression…
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Dr. Jody Burnett

Date/time of event:
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Presentation:
Dr. Burnett will be discussing an innovative internet-delivered therapy program, called PSPNET that has been specifically designed to meet the unique needs of first responders in Saskatchewan…
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Dr. Jody Carrington

Date/time of event:
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Presentation:
Trauma: Reconnecting the disconnections. Celebrated clinical psychologist, Dr. Jody Carrington, reminds us that it’s never about what’s wrong with you; it’s about what has happened to you — and more importantly, how you make sense of it all…
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