Responder Resilience

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September 21, 2022

CopShock: Normal Reactions to Abnormal Stress | S2 E38

In this episode, we’ll be speaking with trauma expert and author of the book CopShock, Allen Kates, about Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and how to survive it by employing resiliency techniques.

Peer Support Resilience Tools Mental Health And Therapy Law Enforcement

July 27, 2022

Peer Support Network — Opening the Doors to Firefighter Mental Health | S2 E30

This episode features an interview with Doug O'Rourke, a Lieutenant with the Hamden Fire Department, who also serves as the Director of the Connecticut Firefighter Peer Support Network.

Peer Support After Action Reviews CISD-CISM

June 24, 2022

FrontlineCT: Breaking the Mental Health Stigma | S2 E25

We speak with Steven Wilcox Director of Education for FrontlineCT about their first responder peer support program and the stigma around first responder mental health.

Peer Support Mental Health And Therapy EMS

June 08, 2022

“Living Blue”-Writing The LEO’s Guide to Resilience and Mental Health | S2 E23

In this episode, we discuss Police Wellness and Resilience, and the soon to be released book "Living Blue" being written by Barbara Rubel and Jason M. Palamara.

Peer Support Resilience Tools Stress And Burnout Retirement And Transitioning Law Enforcement Nypd

March 30, 2022

Building Morale Through Positive, Proactive Leadership

On this episode, we’ll be speaking with John Lynch, Town of Wilton, CT Chief of Police & Emergency Management Director, and Nick Paproski, Director Of ALS Operations at Vintech Management Services, about what you can do to become an engaged, proactive leader.

Peer Support Law Enforcement Leadership And Command EMS

March 16, 2022

COPLine: The 24/7 Helpline for Police and Their Families

Guest, Stephanie Samuels, Founder and President of COPLine, a confidential, 24 hour, toll free helpline for law enforcement professionals and their families that is answered by retired police officers. For the past 20 years COPLINE has served as a resource to help law enforcement cope with the stresses of the job.

Peer Support Retirement And Transitioning Law Enforcement

March 09, 2022

K9 First Responders: Connecting in Crisis

In this episode, we speak with Bradford Cole, Executive Director of K9 First Responders, Inc. about Connecting in Crisis: Lessons from the halls of Sandy Hook to the halls of Congress.

Peer Support K9 And Equine Therapy CISD-CISM Sandy Hook Shooting

February 09, 2022

Finding The Right Therapist, When Your Comfort Zone Is Chaos

With Deputy Fire Chief / Paramedic Bernie Meehan Jr., a true icon of emergency services in Connecticut, about Peer Support and Finding an Appropriate Clinician in the “New” Emergency Services.

Ptsd And Emdr Peer Support Resilience Tools Mental Health And Therapy CISD-CISM Fairfield County Trauma Response Team Sandy Hook Shooting Stress And Burnout

January 19, 2022

Dispatch - First On Scene, The Forgotten Responders

911 Emergency Dispatcher Craig Tinneny and 31 year veteran Senior Operator Catharine DVileskis

9-1-1 Emergency Dispatch Ptsd And Emdr Peer Support Stress And Burnout

January 12, 2022

Support From Superiors - Do They Have Your Back?

In this episode, Dr. Stacy Raymond, Bonnie Rumilly, LCSW/EMT and Lt. David Dachinger (Ret.) talk about Institutional Abandonment in emergency services.

Peer Support Mental Health And Therapy Leadership And Command

January 05, 2022

Story of a Trauma Response Team

Guests, Dawn Roy LCSW and EMDR Therapist, and Captain Jacques Roy speak about the birth of Fairfield County Trauma Response Team.

Ptsd And Emdr Peer Support Mental Health And Therapy Fairfield County Trauma Response Team Sandy Hook Shooting