Our thoughts and prayers are with Southwestern Vermont Medical Center as they celebrate the life and grieve the loss of Chief Nursing Officer and hometown hero:

Mary Botter

A memorial service will be held for Mary on Saturday, August 10th at 2pm at the St Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Middlebury, VT.


Our Courses

Please use the link below to see what Course we offer. Our instructors are qualified to teach International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Courses. If you are interested in attending a class or having someone come to your Department please reach out to bill@unbrokencord.com

Courses Available »

Who We Are?

First Responder Core Wellness is a team committed to offering leading education in the field using, experience, Clinicians, and technology.

Bill Elwell, Chaplain, AAS in Fire Science, CISM, Pastor, Owner of FRCW»

Lori Gurney, Clinical Psychologist, MS, CISM, Coordinating Clinician VT State police»

Ali Zaiac, MTS, Social Media Outreach and Web Designer »


Please use this as a section to find resources for your own education or your department.

Resources for Emergency Service Providers »