Responder Resilience, August 23, 2023
Guest, Hannah Elmore, MSW, Clinical Social Worker and Outreach Coordinator for the IAFF Center of Excellence
Don't miss our latest podcast episode featuring Hannah Elmore, MSW from the IAFF Center of Excellence. Discover how their dedicated team provides culturally competent support for mental health and substance abuse. Learn how they're transforming PTSD treatment for fire service members, tackling compassion fatigue, and building coping skills. Tune in to gain valuable insights into navigating behavioral healthcare.
Hannah is a clinical social worker serving first responders on the outreach team for the IAFF Center of Excellence. The IAFF Center of Excellence is a one-of-a-kind treatment facility specializing in PTSD for professional fire service members who struggle with trauma, substance use, and other related behavioral health challenges.
Hannah works with first responders through connection to behavioral health resources, providing education, and offering support. Hannah educates on behavioral health topics pertaining to the fire service and first responder communities to departments, peer teams, families and clinicians.
Hannah received her master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Florida State University. Prior to joining the IAFF Center of Excellence team, Hannah worked in the social work field in various settings, including Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL; the James A Haley Veteran’s Hospital in Tampa, FL.
Hannah is a certified IAFF Peer Supporter, is certified in Treating Fire Service Members in Behavioral Health Settings through the IAFF, has participated in Fire Ops, and has attended ride-alongs with fire departments over multiple states. Hannah dedicates each day to education and immersion into first responder culture to be a trusted resource for all.