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First responder resilience : caring for public servants / by Tania Glenn.

By: Glenn, Tania [author.]Description: iv, 162 pages : illustrations ; 21 cmISBN: 1946329517; 9781946329516Subject(s): Stress management | Self-help techniques | First responders -- Mental health | Post-traumatic stress disorder | Post-traumatic stress disorder | Self-help techniques | Stress managementDDC classification: 155.935 LOC classification: BF789.D5 | G54 2017
Contents:
Have a plan -- Educate, educate, educate! -- Triage and intervene- but do it right! -- PTSD: we fight this together -- First responder suicide -- Resilience -- Clinicians: know your audience -- Public safety therapy -- Peer support -- Service dogs and equine therapy.
Summary: The tradition in emergency services has been to largely ignore mental health. This has never, nor will it ever, work. Recently there has been increased awareness of burnout, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and first responder suicide. Unfortunately awareness is not enough. Dramatic videos sharing war stories do not offer solutions for these problems. This book is designed to guide the audience towards solutions.
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155.935 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available The tradition in emergency services has been to largely ignore mental health. This has never, nor will it ever, work. Recently there has been increased awareness of burnout, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and first responder suicide. Unfortunately awareness is not enough. Dramatic videos sharing war stories do not offer solutions for these problems. This book is designed to guide the audience towards solutions. A41312996
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Have a plan -- Educate, educate, educate! -- Triage and intervene- but do it right! -- PTSD: we fight this together -- First responder suicide -- Resilience -- Clinicians: know your audience -- Public safety therapy -- Peer support -- Service dogs and equine therapy.

The tradition in emergency services has been to largely ignore mental health. This has never, nor will it ever, work. Recently there has been increased awareness of burnout, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and first responder suicide. Unfortunately awareness is not enough. Dramatic videos sharing war stories do not offer solutions for these problems. This book is designed to guide the audience towards solutions.