Leadership & Personnel

Research: Mindfulness and Self-Compassionate Leadership Development

Individuals who integrate these processes in their lives have been found to maintain and build important personal resources. Managers in this study best resonated with the concepts of mindfulness and self-compassion through four main methods of relating them to personal fire experiences that offer guidance to other managers. They saw value in training fire personnel …

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Updated:11 Best Practices to Prevent Firefighter Cancer

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and International Association of Fire Chiefs’ (IAFC’s) Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) released and update to the Lavender Ribbon Report: Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer. The report resents 11 specific, easy-to-follow actions firefighters need to take to lessen their risk of occupational cancer. In this report, the …

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NFA Available Courses Updated

Free training courses and programs are delivered at our campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland, online and throughout the nation. Offerings include: Health and Safety Program Manager, Leadership in Supervision, Incident Safety Officer, Management of EMS, New Executive Chief Officer, WUI Fire Adapted Communities, Youth Fire Prevention and Intervention, Fire Investigations, and Community Risk Reduction.