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Bridging the Gap for Frontline Workers and Their Families

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LiUNA Local 183

560 Dodge Street

Cobourg, ON K9A 4K5

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Learn how peer support can be a positive influence in your professional, and personal, life.

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FREE EVENT aimed towards Frontline Workers - Learn how peer support can be a positive influence in your professional, and personal, life

Frontline Workers in our community include...

Human Services Administration Staff, Social Workers, Social Service Workers, Community Service Workers, First Responders & Support Staff, Childcare Workers, Families of Frontline Workers, Education Staff, Child and Youth Workers, Probation & Parole, Justice and Correctional Services Staff, Health Care Service Providers, Military Personnel, Developmental Service Workers, PSWs, Crisis Service Workers, Retirees, Volunteers, Students in one of these fields

Guest Speakers include:

Detective Constable Pete Tucker and his wife Michelle Tucker are a couple who, together with their children and families, experience a life-changing incident in 2014 when Pete, while instructing the OPP Golden Helmets precision motorcycle team, had a collision that severed his leg. They will share their story of recovery, resiliency and peer support. Pete has said "I didn't know how big the mountain was, I just kept climbing."

Tina Assanti is an author, Deeper Path Certified Speaker and Coach, and is a former professional actor and model. She is a survivor of sexual assault, teen suicide, depression and domestic violence. She believes in forgiveness as the path to healing and is pretty sure that God gave us a sense of humour to survive anything life will throw at us.

Staff Sergeant Rick Foley is the Provincial Coordinator of the Ontario Provincial Police's Critical Incident Stress Response/Peer Support (CISR/PS) Teams, within the Wellness Unit. His expertise includes critical incident stress defusing and debriefings, as well as assisting members, retirees and their families requiring support.

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