Dr. Bart J. Leger

  • Co-Founder, CORE4, LLC
  • P.O.S.T. Certified Law Enforcement Officer, Federal and Local Law
    Enforcement and Fire Chaplain
  • Consultant and Traumatic Stress educator

Dr. Bart J. Leger has been helping people recover from trauma related crisis through counseling and education for the past 28 years. He has served various churches in Alabama and Louisiana, spent many years in the business sector and for the last 10 years has served in fire services and law enforcement in various capacities. Dr. Leger has also provided consulting services to over 300 schools throughout the United States.

Dr. Leger has received certifications as a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress from the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, Board Certified Pastoral Counselor from the American Association of Christian Counselors/International Board of Christian Counselors, and Certified Senior Chaplain with the International Conference of Police Chaplains.

Dr. Leger is Co-Founder of CORE4, LLC, providing multi-component wellness education and program management and consultation for business, industrial and first responder organizations. These services include Stress Management, Training and Education, Consultation, Psychological First Aid, and grief recovery utilizing Emotional, Physical, Nutritional and Spiritual components. He also serves as a P.O.S.T. Certified Deputy Sheriff in the Enforcement Division as well as Chaplain, lead trainer and educator for Southern Law Enforcement Foundation, a law enforcement CISM team for the state of Louisiana, and law enforcement academy instructor.

Dr. Leger is available for speaking engagements and his organization is prepared and available to assist with crisis response and training.

Workshops, Presentations and Seminar Topics

  • Critical Incident Management

  • This training prepares a person to serve on a peer support team and
    provide psychological first aid and support all the way from pre-incident
    to follow-up.

  • Compassion Fatigue

  • This training is designed for professionals serving in the helping
    professions. It's goal is to help the helper take care of themselves and
    avoid burnout.
  • How to Start a Chaplaincy Program in Your Department

  • This training will guide the first responder agency through the process of
    starting and maintaining a chaplaincy program for their department.

  • Packing Your Parachute

  • This training will help the helping professional prepare for traumatic
    stress and covers issues such as compassion fatigue, stress management,
    and resiliency.

  • How to Start a Peer Support Program in Your Organization

  • How to Do Death Notifications

  • Please contact Dr. Leger for a workshop tailored for your specific
    organizational needs.

    Following is a list of organizations with whom Dr. Leger has interviewed, consulted or trained:

    Lake Charles, LA Police Department

    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office

    Lake Charles, LA Fire Department

    Childersburg, AL Police Department

    Childersburg, AL Fire Department

    Westlake, LA Police Department

    Sulphur, LA Police Department

    DeRidder, LA Police Department

    Louisiana Spirit Hurricane Recovery

    Volunteers of America


    US Marshals Service

Dr. Leger
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