Public safety officials receive peer support training

  • Lt. Misty Houston, Rabun County Emergency Medical Services, and Deputy Andy Beck help sort out people’s problems by walking through an example narrative of a peer in a crisis situation during a scenario-based workshop at Peer Support training held at Tabernacle Baptist Church last Monday.
    Lt. Misty Houston, Rabun County Emergency Medical Services, and Deputy Andy Beck help sort out people’s problems by walking through an example narrative of a peer in a crisis situation during a scenario-based workshop at Peer Support training held at Tabernacle Baptist Church last Monday.
  • Trampes Stancil, Captain for Rabun County Emergency Medical Services, left, and Chanon Pritchard, Rabun County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, share a laugh during a scenario-based exercise at Peer Support training for public safety officials last Monday. The exercises are used to give a hands-on approach to skills that are taught to public service partners during the program on how to recognize and engage a peer who might be experiencing a personal crisis.
    Trampes Stancil, Captain for Rabun County Emergency Medical Services, left, and Chanon Pritchard, Rabun County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, share a laugh during a scenario-based exercise at Peer Support training for public safety officials last Monday. The exercises are used to give a hands-on approach to skills that are taught to public service partners during the program on how to recognize and engage a peer who might be experiencing a personal crisis.
LAKEMONT— Rabun County public safety officials dedicate their time to helping residents in the community with their problems and concerns, but last week they got the opportunity to support each other…

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