AeroMethow Rescue Service has finalized their class arrangements! This is going to be another awesome class. Twisp, WA is tucked away in the gorgeous north central region of Washington state. Capped at 30 people maximum, this promises to be a low-key class in a stunning setting. Dates are June 16-17, 2018. Contact info is below!
We are thrilled to announce a class in the beautiful southwest section of Washington state. Cowlitz County Fire District #6 and the Cowlitz County EMS Council are sponsoring an ETLS class on November 17-18, 2017! Details: Stay tuned, as AeroMethow in North-Central Washington State and the State of Montana Department of Health and Human Services … More New Class Available!
Maine was incredible. We started with 20 and graduated 17 (2 work emergencies and 1 illness) and I got to meet some absolutely incredible people. 13 were from Maine, 3 drove up from New Hampshire, and one even flew up from Florida (we had one scheduled to come from North Carolina but his travel plans got messed … More “Wicked Awesome” II: Maine Edition
We are thrilled to announce that United Ambulance Service, in Lewiston, Maine, has confirmed dates for an upcoming ETLS™ class to be held August 8th and 9th, 2017. This is an open class, although limited to 40 people; register early! You can register here, once it is posted on their calendar. We hope to see you … More New class confirmed!
Admittedly, the updates have not been perhaps as regular as could be wished. The sheer logistics of creating a course have been breathtaking! All of the infrastructure has to be designed and finalized, from the initial course application to the final certification cards and beyond. Although long delays may take place between updates here, be … More Spring 2017 Update
I am thrilled to be able to report an immensely successful first session/world premiere last week at StarFire EMS in the town of Haverhill, Massachusetts, north of Boston. Reviews and comments from the client and participants will follow soon. We graduated 16 new “emotional trauma techs” including one young man currently in his EMT class- … More “Wicked Awesome”
Two big pieces of news to share! First off: we have a new home. Although http://etlsems.com will still work, it will direct you to the new home of ETLS™: emotionaltraumalifesupport.org! Second: after seemingly interminable delays, the first of many classes is officially set! This is an open class, so anyone can sign up. Looking forward to meeting … More Program debut announced!
Hello everyone- Yes, I am still alive out here, and ETLS™ is very definitely proceeding! It is a good thing that I really had no idea what I was in for when I started this; I may not have so blithely dived in! The “corporate” side of what I am doing is taking more and … More Sleepless (near) Seattle
Why September 11? I chose September 11 for a number of very specific personal and professional reasons. The personal reasons are my own, but I’ll share a few of the professional reasons. The first and most obvious, for me, is the date itself, 09.11. I would have used this date even had September 11, 2001 not … More September 11, 2016: Release Date
This is a tough post to write but it has been on my mind for quite a while. I had lunch a couple of weeks ago with Code Green’s president Ann Marie Farina and have been in contact with FBHA’s Jeff Dill regarding the current suicide rates. Yes, we really are at about one a … More Dear you… yes, you. The drowning one.