Topic: stress management

Impact of Work-Related Factors on Stress and Health among 911 Calltakers and Dispatchers in California

Empirical literature examining the health and wellness of emergency responders has continued to grow over the past decade. Yet there is a relative absence of literature on 911 telecommunicators, who are often the “first, first responders” in an emergency. Examination of work-related factors that enhance risk for stress and adverse outcomes may improve current prevention and intervention efforts in this population. Methods: Civilian 911 calltakers and dispatchers from the state of...

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The Bright Side of Q with Kevin Pagenkop

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode15_2018-03-13-Kevin-Pagenkop_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:56 — 42.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Kevin Pagenkop, a member of the ED-Q Council of Standards. They discuss how ED-Qs experience stress differently than line dispatchers, how giving positive recognition can help combat “the sponge effect,”...

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