PRE-ADMISSION PROGRAM

The 2-week pilot pre-admission program offers a comprehensive assessment and preparation process. It includes an initial evaluation, personalized treatment planning, psychoeducation on OSI’s and treatment options, coping skills training, trauma-informed care principles, support network enhancement, and logistical preparation for upcoming treatment. Participants can anticipate 18 hours of individual therapy, providing tailored support and interventions. Additionally, the program offers 16 hours of self-directed psycho-education and access to resources, empowering participants with knowledge and tools for their healing journey.

Program Overview:

The pre-treatment program is designed to address the unique needs of veterans and first responders and can be delivered remotely, ensuring accessibility and flexibility. It consists of the following components:

1. Assessment and Goal Setting:

   – Comprehensive assessment to understand your specific needs and goals.
   – Collaborative development of an individualized treatment plan.
   – Identification of potential triggers and challenges to be addressed during the treatment program.

2. Psychoeducation and Skill Building:

   – Virtual sessions focused on psychoeducational topics relevant to trauma and mental health.
   – Learning evidence-based coping strategies, stress management techniques, and self-care practices.
   – Building resilience and developing a toolbox of skills to support your treatment journey.

3. Relationship Building and Support:

   – Regular virtual sessions with a dedicated therapist.
   – Establishing a therapeutic alliance and rapport.
   – Providing emotional support, guidance, and validation during the preparation phase.

4. Resources and Homework Assignments:

   – Access to educational materials, worksheets, and resources.
   – Assignments designed to deepen self-awareness, promote reflection, and enhance readiness for the treatment program.
   – Supplementary readings, videos, and exercises to support learning and preparation.

5. Peer Support:

   – Opportunity to connect with peers who have completed the treatment program.
   – Virtual group sessions to share experiences, exchange insights, and provide mutual support.
   – Learn from others who have navigated similar challenges and receive encouragement.

Next Steps:

We highly value your feedback and input to shape this pre-treatment program according to your needs. Your experience and insights are vital in creating a program that best supports your preparation for the group treatment program. We invite you to schedule a follow-up call with our team to discuss the proposed pre-treatment program in detail, address any questions or concerns, and explore how we can customize it to meet your specific requirements.

Please feel free to contact us to schedule a call or to provide your feedback via email. We are excited to collaborate with you to develop a program that ensures your successful transition into the group treatment program and supports your overall well-being.

Our Approach:

  • Trauma-informed care: Our entire program is built upon a trauma-informed framework, creating an atmosphere of safety, trust, and empowerment.
  • Evidence-based therapies: We utilize evidence-based therapies, such as EMDR and cognitive-behavioural therapy, that have been proven effective in treating stress injuries.
  • Holistic approach: We recognize the importance of addressing the whole person, integrating physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects into the healing process.
  • Specialized support: Our experienced team consists of trauma therapists, counsellors, and veteran/first responder professionals who understand the unique challenges faced by stress-exposed populations.

Benefits of Our Program:

  • Reduction in PTSD symptoms: Participants can experience a significant reduction in the intensity and frequency of symptoms.
  • Enhanced coping skills: Participants develop practical tools and strategies to manage stress, triggers, and anxiety effectively.
  • Improved quality of life: By addressing the impact of trauma, participants can experience an improved overall quality of life, fostering healthier relationships and a greater sense of well-being.

We warmly welcome all veterans and first responders into our programs.

At our facility, we have a steadfast commitment to serving and supporting the well-being of all public safety personnel and first responders who have bravely dedicated themselves to protecting our communities. Regardless of your role or affiliation within the first responder community, we wholeheartedly accept and embrace all individuals seeking assistance with traumatic stress injuries.

Our programs are specifically designed to cater to the unique needs and experiences of first responders, recognizing the profound impact that trauma can have on their mental health. We understand the challenges you face and are here to provide a safe, compassionate, and inclusive space for your healing journey.

No matter your background or profession, whether you are a firefighter, police officer, paramedic, nurse, or any other type of stress/trauma-exposed professional, we stand ready to support you. Our experienced team of professionals is equipped to address the specific needs and concerns that arise from the demanding nature of your work.

You are not alone. We are here to provide you with the care, understanding, and effective treatment you deserve. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you navigate your journey.