Peer Support


Personnel in public safety and other mission-critical occupations face daily physical, mental and emotional challenges. Mental health clinicians are vital in helping personnel prepare for and manage these challenges. But delivering effective, appropriate assistance requires specialized training and cultural competence.

Lexipol’s Cordico clinician training helps clinicians understand and apply evidence-based practices for providing counseling and assistance. Backed by clinicians and subject matter experts specializing in public safety, our program provides:

  • The first national standardized certification for licensed clinicians interested in working with the public safety population
  • The only national training and certification for first responder mental health providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the National Board of Certified Counselors for continuing education
  • Training on foundational and relevant topics, from critical incident response to relationship and family dynamics
  • Online courses, clinical tools and consultation

Recognizing licensed clinicians of all levels for their advanced knowledge and commitment to supporting this unique population, Cordico clinician training and certification includes:

  • 40 hours of continuing education credit approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) and National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
  • Designation as an Emergency Responder and Public Safety Certified Clinician
  • Advanced training through members-only interactive live webinars
  • Consultation with subject matter experts
  • Online clinical tools that enhance professional practice

Put Your Agency at the Forefront of Wellness

“This training is essential for new and seasoned clinicians alike who serve in any role on a peer support team with emergency responders. [It addresses] prevalent clinical issues facing peer support teams and how clinicians can help navigate them with ethics and boundaries.”

Sarah Mildrum

LCSW Guiding Light Counseling Windham, ME