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september 2021

2021tue14sep12:00 pm1:00 pmUnderstanding the Baker Act Webinar12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Virtual Event Event Organized By: Peace River Center Event Category:Health + FitnessPrice:Free

Event Details

Misconceptions and misunderstandings often surround Florida’s mental health act, The Baker Act. Join us as Kirk Fasshauer, LCSW, FT Director of Crisis Services at Peace River Center shares an interactive presentation about what the Act is and is not, how it works, and how it helps families and individuals. We will also share the role Peace River Center and law enforcement have in local Baker Act process. Have specific Baker Act questions? Email

About the Presenter

Kirk D. Fasshauer, LCSW, FT, is the Director of Crisis Response Services and Professional Development for Peace River Center. He has been with Peace River Center for 20 years and was responsible for creating the Crisis Response Team. Kirk has over 30 years of various mental health and psychiatric emergency health care experience. Kirk holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University in New Jersey and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Florida. He is also a trained crisis/hostage negotiator and a certified Field Traumatologist.


(Tuesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Virtual Event