Melissa Alterio, Director of Emergency Communications at Cobb County 911, discusses her paper “Peer Support Programs – Mitigating the Emotional Effects of Vicarious Trauma Experienced by 911 Dispatchers.” She talks about the methods for writing it and the takeaways for emergency dispatchers.
For Your Information:
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Listen to Captain Kevin Haight talk about the importance of reclassifying emergency dispatchers: https://www.aedrjournal.org/shaking-up-the-status-quo-with-captain-kevin-haight
Learn more about the potential impact of incident related imagery by reading Jeremy DeMar’s paper: https://calhoun.nps.edu/handle/10945/52972
Read Adam Timm’s book about leadership: http://www.thehealthydispatcher.com/people-driven-leadership/