A Hero Lives in My Family: A Story for Kids of First Responders
First Responders are Heroes! Helping Heroes include: police officers, emergency medical service providers (e.g., paramedics, ER doctors or nurses), firefighters, and military personnel. They save, help, serve, and protect others! This story is for kids of first responders to learn about their Helping Hero's job and the various feelings it can bring about. At the end of the day, the Helping Hero's favorite job is being a parent!
Heroic Families Workbook: For First Responders and Their Families
Being a Helping Hero has its ups and downs! First Responders save, help, serve, and protect others! This workbook is a supplement to the book: A Hero Lives in My Family: A Story for Kids of First Responders. The purpose of this workbook is for kids to understand their parent's job and the possible effects it can have on them. The goal of this workbook is for first responders and their kids to discuss various thoughts and feelings in relation to their work as helping heroes/emergency service providers. This can help in opening up the lines of communication and promote discussions around thoughts and feelings. It includes Activities and Tools for Heroes and their kids/families to do together. In addition, it incorporates exercises related to relevant coping strategies, promotion of resilience, work/life balance, and stress management.