Ethically and responsibly develop and implement Peer Support programs and standards to enhance the training, education and support systems of public safety agencies.
Public safety members and first responders are facing challenges today as never before. PSPSA members are ready to help their sisters and brothers face these issues and walk the path to wholeness together.
Joining the PSPSA affords you an opportunity to join a community representing a broad coalition of public safety disciplines joined together to provide assistance, resources and support for fellow public safety personnel.
Thanks to everyone who joined us for the 2016 Public Safety Peer Support Association (PSPSA) Conference Wellness on the Front Line™ September 13-16, 2016 in San Diego, CA.
Our next conference will be held September 26-29, 2017, at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA. Conference registration opens March 15, 2017. Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.
Welcome from the President
PSPSA was formed in 2016 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to support first responders, active and retired. Our fundamental goal is to assist public safety employees the opportunity to receive emotional support through times of personal and professional crisis. First, I would like to thank you for visiting our site. You’re here because you’re either a peer supporter for your respective agency or you would like information in starting or reviving a program at your department. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication. The lives we touch and save of first responders and their families cannot be underestimated.
2017 Public Safety Peer Support Association (PSPSA) Conference
Wellness on the Front Line™
The first annual Public Safety Peer Support Association Conference was a dynamic, engaging experience with a lineup of speakers presenting a variety of topics. Opportunities for team building, education, and networking were enjoyed in this beautiful setting by the bay.
Our next Wellness on the Front Line™ conference will be held September 26-29, 2017, at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA.
Speakers will include:
Kris “Tanto” Paronto – Benghazi Survivor Speaker (13 hours)
Ellen Kirschman Ph.D. – I Love a Cop/I Love a Firefighter (Author)
Richard Goerling, Lietenant, Hillsboro Police Department (Oregon) – Mindful Policing