Peer Behavioral Health

1:30 - 3:00pm
2024-Ed Seminar-Tuesday, April 16
Location: Heritage A
Speakers: John Gallup, Erin Johnson

Peer Behavioral Health Presentation

About the Speakers

John Gallup

An IAFF member since 1990, John Gallup, Local 1747, was elected to the WSCFF Board of Trustees in 2003. He is currently a Battalion Chief with Puget Sound Regional Fire Department. He has been elected to several positions in his local from 1991 to 2020. Gallup co-chairs the WSCFF Behavioral Health Committee, serves on...

Erin Johnson

Erin Johnson was hired by Olympia Fire in 2018.  She was elected and serves as president of L468, Olympia.  She is a graduate of the IAFF 7h District Executive Leadership Series, Class II.  She served as WSCFF Session Lobbyist in 2022. Erin co-chairs the WSCFF Behavioral Health Committee and is the lead support coordinator...

Today's Classes

12:00 - 1:30pm
Location: Discovery
IAFF Health & Wellness Trust, MERP, VEBA
1:30 - 3:00pm
Location: Heritage EF
This class will cover relevant updates to both the IAFF Health & Wellness and MERP Trusts. The class will cover the changes/enhancements that have
How to Navigate L&I State and Self-Insured Injury/Illness Claims
1:30 - 3:00pm
Location: Heritage CD
When injured on the job or thinking about filing a workers compensation claim, there are several things you must think about and be prepared for
IAFF Burned: Protecting the Protectors and PFAS Update
10:45 am - Noon
Location: Heritage ABCD
Engagement via Technology
3:30 - 5:00 pm
Location: Heritage EF
Leadership in a Changing World: an Army Perspective on Fire Service
9:00 - 10:30 am
Location: Heritage ABCD
How do we lead teams to do difficult things serving others? The Army and fire service are similar yet distinct professions: this presentation will examine
Understanding Grievances/Unfair Labor Practices
3:30 - 5:00 pm
Location: Heritage B
A brief overview of what is a grievance, what is an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP). What is the difference between the two and what is
7 Steps of Just Cause: What They are & How They are Applied
1:30 - 3:00pm
Location: Heritage B
7 Steps of Just Cause Presentation
Shift Change – Peer Support
7:00 - 8:00 am
Location: Birch Room
WSCFF Shift Change meetings are for members coping with or in recovery from behavioral health challenges, including post-traumatic stress, depression, anxiety, sleep problems, or challenging
Retirement Planning
3:30 - 5:00 pm
Location: Heritage A
As professional firefighters, we have an amazing defined-benefit pension and the ability to retire in our mid-50s, but our income and expenses change immediately
7:00 - 8:45 am
Location: Discovery Ballroom