HART INSTRUCTOR

HART INSTRUCTOR

High Adversity Resilience Training (HART) Instructor

The HART Instructor Certification enables you to host advanced resilience skills workshops for those who face unique challenges.

HART Instructor Certification

Become a HART Instructor. This certification builds on the CReC course. The HART Certification will give you all the tools and resources you need to coach resilience in a high adversity setting.

Developed for emergency responders, medical & military personnel, with skills applicable to executives & other high impact occupations.

HART takes a comprehensive and scientific approach, including change elements across leaders, management, workers, and family members to build a truly supportive culture of resilience.

HART Instructor Training Outcomes

The HART Instructor training program enables you to:

  • Learn the State of the Art – Backed by research, HART brings together a modern integrated approach that spans unique skills and all members of the community

  • Upskill Your Practice – Learn how to apply the HART Approach as a roadmap to building a culture of resilience in any agency using a complete toolset

  • Save Time with Quality Resources – Get access to full presentation packs to host leadership and management training, as well skills workshops

  • Run HART Certification Workshops – The HART Certification is an accredited course. You’ll get all the resources needed to certify your own participants

  • Learn Unique Skills – The HART skills curriculum combined advanced resilience skills for unique situations, reducing risk of PSTD, and suicide proactively

  • Implement Primary Prevention – Learn to use a strength-based approach to make a preventative impact on reducing mental illness risks

  • Measure Outcomes Effectively – Get access to a new comprehensive assessment that expands the PR6 to assess pre and post impact

  • Build Your Career – Advertise your qualification as a HART Instructor on our coach listing page and enable new opportunities with those you support

Included in HART Instructor Training

Build a Culture of Resilience with an Integrated Program

As a HART Instructor, you’ll get access to a suite of integrated tools to build a culture of resilience that ranges from leadership through to family members.

18 Hours of Advanced & Accredited Training

The HART Instructor training curriculum includes training you host HART Certification workshops, implement the comprehensive HART Approach, as well as various implementation styles and options to adapt it to your audience.

Become a HART Instructor

As a HART Instructor, your public coach profile will show your new qualification along with the ability to list public workshops. This certificate builds on the CReC Certified Resilience Coach qualification, expanding your expertise into the space of high adversity with advanced techniques.

Host HART Certification Workshops

Gain the resources to host HART Certification workshops with Instructor PowerPoint packs, complete speaker notes, and training on how to host sessions through the Driven Pro admin area. Provide your participants with manuals, pre & post assessments, and their own HART Certificates.

Leadership Culture Design Workshop

Build leadership buy-in through a collaborative Culture Design Workshop. Get the PowerPoint packs, speaker notes and training to host these sessions, along with a Word Doc template to create a Culture Action Plan to implement the program and create a culture of resilience.

Manager Training Workshop

Train managers to lead resilience by example and understand their role in building a culture of resilience with their teams. Get the PowerPoint packs, speaker notes, training, as well as a Word template manager handout to use to run integrated workshops with management layers.

Integrative HART Approach

Learn how to use the HART Approach as an expandable and integrated methodology to build a culture of resilience. Learn about implementation options for different types of deployments, and what to be aware of to manage project risks and achieve meaningful improvement.

Pre & Post Assessments & Data

Learn how to use data to track program impact over time using comprehensive resilience and psychosocial hazard surveys built into the HART Certification program. Use Data Studio in the Driven Pro platform to export reports and data for your own custom analysis.

HART Manuals

Access the full color, A4 sized hard copy HART Manuals with HART Certification workshops, providing a detailed and interactive resource with all the advanced resilience skills, as well as connections to interactive assessments, techniques, and content through scannable QR codes that activate the Driven Resilience App.

Marketing Materials

Use the editable HART Brochure to promote the training program, along with additional marketing materials like the HART Program Overview PowerPoint pack, and other images and materials to create awareness and build engagement with the program. Use logos and emblems on your email signature and social media to show your qualification.

Course Summary

Duration: 2.5 Days

Prerequisites:

Purpose:

  • Develop a culture of resilience with the comprehensive HART Approach
  • Learn how to host HART Certification Workshops (accredited suicide prevention training)
  • Get resources and materials to host leadership and management workshops
  • Implementation knowledge to adapt to different environments and deployment sizes

Formats:

Fees: AU $745 pp ~US $585

Who is HART Instructor Training For?

HART Instructor Training is for coaches looking to build resilience in those who face extreme stress. This extends into a comprehensive program to build a culture of resilience, engaging leaders, managers, staff, through to family members at home. This includes:

Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services

Those who often are the first responders to crises, facing danger and uncertainty head-on to support their local communities

Emergency Medicine

Paramedics, EMTs, and ambulance personnel who face life-and-death situations and provide critical care in the most challenging environments

Military and Armed Forces

Dedicated individuals who serve in various capacities, often in hostile and demanding environments

Healthcare Professionals

Individuals working in hospitals, clinics, and aged care who manage both the emotional and physical demands of patient care

Law Enforcement and Security

Officers and security personnel who ensure public safety, often in unpredictable and high-risk situations

Emergency Dispatch and Crisis Call Centers

Critical support staff who coordinate response efforts and provide initial contact in emergencies

Other High-Stress Professions

Including lawyers, investigators, therapists, educators, and carers who regularly deal with high-stress situations

Family and Friends of These Audiences

Learn how to support those you care about through understanding the skills they use to manage mental health

Course Fees

AU$745

~US$585
(Notice – pricing updates on 1 March to AU $1650)

Fully online training, start immediately.
Prerequisites – CReC & HART Certified

HART Instructor Training Format

Fully Online

  • 18 Hours self-paced training through a series of videos and interactive components
  • Presented by resilience expert Jurie Rossouw
  • All materials and digital resources provided through the training and available on completion
  • Online training is available to complete as long as you maintain a Driven Pro license
  • Be sure to have completed the HART Certification and CReC Courses, and note you must be logged in to register for this training.

Related Training

Ensure to complete the prerequisite HART Certification and CReC training to be eligible to take the HART Instructor training. Also consider continuing on to become an RFA Instructor.

Enabling YOU to Build a Culture of Resilience

This program builds on the CReC course. The HART Instructor Training will give you all the tools and resources you need to coach resilience in a high adversity setting.

Developed for emergency responders, medical & military personnel, with skills applicable to executives & other high impact occupations.

HART takes a broad approach, including change elements across leaders, management, workers, and family members to build a truly supportive culture of resilience.

HART Research

HART is built on the peer-reviewed Predictive 6 Factor Resilience Model (PR6).  From this neuroscience base, we’ve published additional research on the advanced foundation of High Adversity Resilience Training and how it provides a leading program to build a culture of resilience.

Download and read the full 2024 HART Research Paper to read about the scientific foundation and neuroscience foundations of HART – driv.ai/hart-research

Fire & Rescue

Emergency Medical Services

Healthcare Staff

Military & Defense

Crisis Call Centres

Law Enforcement

HART INSTRUCTOR CURRICULUM

HART FUNDAMENTALS

  • Understand the underlying mechanisms that create vulnerability in emergency service workers, and how to overcome these
  • Learn about evidence-based specialist resilience skills that are designed for the unique challenges emergency service workers face
  • Learn how to frame resilience in a cultural context, and how to use the modular approach of HART to build a truly comprehensive culture of resilience
  • Discover the neuroscience of high adversity, along with the full research paper published on the scientific foundations of the HART Program and its construction – driv.ai/hart-research

HART Coaching Resources

  • Become licensed to host the 2-day HART Certification program
  • Access complete PowerPoint packs, presenter guidance and training to host the workshops
  • Teach advanced resilience skills to first responder agencies, healthcare, defense, and other occupations facing extreme stress
  • Employ a strength-based preventative approach to protect mental health against PTSD, suicide, and mental illness
  • Accredited by Suicide Prevention Australia as best practice training
  • Provide training in both a live and fully online formats
  • Order HART packs for participants, including the HART Manual, pre & post assessments, digital certificates, and 6 months Driven Resilience App access (bulk pricing available for HART Instructors)
  • Learn how to adapt these to your specific audience, combining to make an authentic connection

HART Culture Workshops

  • Get access to PowerPoint packs for Leadership and Manager training, including full presenter notes and materials to host workshops
  • Combine with RFA and HART Certifications to build a culture of resilience in your agency, working towards long lasting prevention of mental illness
  • Gain insight into developing a culture of resilience, along with customisable components to define a culture of resilience what behaviours to build
  • The HART Instructor program will walk through all presenter packs so you understand how to deliver the workshops and are comfortable to run training sessions
  • All materials and video examples will be made available in your Driven Pro Resources section

Implementation Guidance

HART Implementation
  • Access guidance on implementing HART as a modular program, allowing you to tailor the program to the needs of your audience
  • Guidance on business practices and fee structures
  • Marketing assistance, brochures and presentation packs to help bring key stakeholders on board to launch the program
  • Materials will be available in your Driven Pro Resources section
  • Learn how to deliver the program through combinations of small to large orgs, from simple to complex integrated deployments
  • Learn how to effectively monitor and manage project risk to ensure success in implementation and build towards a long-term culture of resilience
  • Use data to assess impact and provide additional coaching based on needs
  • Bring together other programs such as RFA, RFAST, CReW, and more to create an integrated program that supports resilience at all levels
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FOCUSED ON UNIQUE CHALLENGES

HART is targeted at the main occupational stress factors affecting emergency services.

Challenges that can lead to trauma:

 

  • High pressure to manage crises
  • Trauma and death – see, handle, treat, inflict, or prevent
  • Risk of injury and death
  • Difficult interactions with civilians
  • Direct and vicarious trauma
  • Burnout, depression, anxiety, and suicide

Challenges that wear down resilience capacity:

 

  • Shift work
  • Lots of paperwork
  • Rigid procedures
  • Tough training regimes
  • Lack of resources
  • Stigma about asking for help
  • Command structures
  • Extreme time pressures
  • Issues with other staff
  • Conflicting agendas

Effect on families that can cause isolation and loneliness:

 

  • Disengaging from family due to job stress
  • Not wanting to share difficult parts of the job
  • Long hours leaving too little time with family
  • Difficulty to maintain relationships or friendships (especially with people outside the field)
  • Low levels of camaraderie
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FOCUSED ON UNIQUE CHALLENGES

HART is targeted at the main occupational stress factors affecting emergency services.

Challenges that can lead to trauma:

 

  • High pressure to manage crises
  • Trauma and death – see, handle, treat, inflict, or prevent
  • Risk of injury and death
  • Difficult interactions with civilians
  • Direct and vicarious trauma
  • Burnout, depression, anxiety, and suicide

Challenges that wear down resilience capacity:

 

  • Shift work
  • Lots of paperwork
  • Rigid procedures
  • Tough training regimes
  • Lack of resources
  • Stigma about asking for help
  • Command structures
  • Extreme time pressures
  • Issues with other staff
  • Conflicting agendas

Effect on families that can cause isolation and loneliness:

 

  • Disengaging from family due to job stress
  • Not wanting to share difficult parts of the job
  • Long hours leaving too little time with family
  • Difficulty to maintain relationships or friendships (especially with people outside the field)
  • Low levels of camaraderie

The HART Approach

Culture Design

Strategic leadership workshop to implement a culture of resilience

Management Training

Management workshops to lead by example and drive engagement

Pre & Post Assessment

Resilience & psychosocial environment assessment to inspire personal accountability and track progress

Resilience First Aid

Internal resilience champion training for peer support members, managers, and leaders

HART Certification

Accredited certification skills workshop (in-person or online) teaching advanced resilience

Driven App

A leading resilience-building app employing daily microtask training

Family Engagement

Training for family members to support resilience at home

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Increased Resilience

Users become 25% more resilient within the first 6 months.

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High Engagement

Hundreds of engaging and interactive activities.

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Higher Job Satisfaction

Employees with higher resilience have 83% higher job satisfaction.

Crisis Support

For life-threatening emergencies, call 000 in Australia

For life-threatening emergencies, call 911 in the United States

For assistance with mental health and suicide, contact the Suicide Call Back Service in Australia – 1300 659 467

For international assistance on suicide, you can find a crisis call center here – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

Additional services in Australia:

  • QLife – 1800 184  527
  • Mens Line – 1300 789 978
  • Kids Help Line – 1800 551 800
  • 1800Respect – 1800 737 732
  • Lifeline – 13 11 14