Webinars & Podcasts

CP3: Taking Command of Persistent People Problems

The IAFC and ESCI, the consulting arm of the IAFC, are pleased to announce a new monthly webinar series exploring how fire service leaders can best address personnel management challenges in fire departments today.

Hosted by Cassi L. Fields, PhD, vice president of ESCI Human Capital Division and the former CEO of Fields Consulting Group, the webinars will feature experts from across the fire and emergency service spectrum. Presenters and participants explore together best practices and share ideas how best to directly take on a variety of personnel management issues.

This session will explore:

    • Persistent people problems we all face
    • Multiple causes of people problems
    • Practical solutions to actual people problems facing webinar participants

By sharing stories and discussing best practices, every participant learned practical solutions to resolve and prevent persistent people problems.

Schedule of Current Webinar Series

April 30:  The Persistent People Problems Never End and I am Tired of Them!

May 28:  Becoming an Inclusive Department. Dr. Fields is the main speaker.  Hi-Ann Lorber, FC Trisha Wilford, and a few other fire chiefs to join in.

June 25:  Gender to Gender in F/R:  Where’s the Line?  Guest Speaker:  Randy Langsam, Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager, RSL Healthcare Consulting.

    • Uncomfortable situations and fitting in
    • Can we touch?
    • How harassment is concealed from others in F/R
    • Changing the culture

July 30:  Interviewing Applicants for Firefighter-Paramedic to Chief – Plagued with Problems