Responder Resilience

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Copikaze — Managing Mission Impossible | S3 E22

May 31, 2023

Copikaze — Managing Mission Impossible | S3 E22

On the next episode of Responder Resilience, we’re joined by Tom Rizzo, Investigations Division Commander and author of the #1 Amazon Best-Seller "Copikaze: A Crucible to Manage Mission Impossible". Listen in as Tom shares his principles of self-discipline and how they can positively impact others. Don't miss out on this insightful conversation.

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Tactical Self-Care For Public Safety Professionals | S3 E21

May 23, 2023

Tactical Self-Care For Public Safety Professionals | S3 E21

Join us in this episode as we talk with Resilience Expert & Author at Pathfinder Resilience, Dr. Renee Thornton, about navigating adversity in the world of public safety. A U.S. Navy Veteran, Dr. Thornton has worked with numerous law enforcement agencies, focusing on improving individual health and its implications on recruiting and retention, risk management, and organizational behavior. Listen in to learn how to decrease the impact of adversity on and off the job, and even before it strikes.

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The Resilient 911 Professional—Can Dispatchers Survive & Thrive? | S3 E19

May 10, 2023

The Resilient 911 Professional—Can Dispatchers Survive & Thrive? | S3 E19

Join us in this episode of Responder Resilience, as we hear from Jim Marshall, CEO and Cofounder of the 911 Training Institute. Jim specializes in providing science-driven training, tools, and resources that foster the optimal well-being of 9-1-1 professionals. With his expertise, 9-1-1 Professionals can confidently manage calls involving mental crises and suicide. Don't miss out on this insightful conversation about serving the unique psychological needs of the Very First Responders who serve and protect us every day!

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Revolutionary Medicine: Reinventing the Emergency Medical Response | S3 E14

April 04, 2023

Revolutionary Medicine: Reinventing the Emergency Medical Response | S3 E14

In this episode, Bonnie and David speak with Dr. Peter M. Antevy about managing mental health challenges at critical incidents, the story behind creating the Handtevy App, and how it saves lives and significantly reduces medication errors.

Resilience Tools Mental Health And Therapy Sandy Hook Shooting, Parkland Shooting Stress And Burnout EMS
Build Your Resiliency With Tactical Self-Care | S3 E8

February 22, 2023

Build Your Resiliency With Tactical Self-Care | S3 E8

In this episode, Bonnie and David speak with Rodger Ruge, published author and Certified Life Coach about building resilience within the first responder community. Rodger is a retired police officer, survivor of complex post-traumatic stress disorder and 30-year mindfulness and resilience practitioner, trainer and coach.

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​​Life After EMS: Departure With A Purpose | S3 E6

February 08, 2023

​​Life After EMS: Departure With A Purpose | S3 E6

In this episode, Bonnie and David speak with Denise Beard, who began in EMS in 1992. We explore the pitfalls of burnout and compassion fatigue, what happens after you leave EMS, and how to move forward into a new mission and purpose after being a first responder.

Peer Support Mental Health And Therapy Stress And Burnout
Protect Your Energy To Improve Your Performance | S3 E2

January 16, 2023

Protect Your Energy To Improve Your Performance | S3 E2

Our guest, Peter Benson, has created Tensor-Ring Energy Pendants designed to protect your energy field, give you a shielding effect, and promote a sense of calmness. Peter explains how he developed the pendants and a shielding/balancing anklet, as well as the different purposes and benefits of each.

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Leadership Matters: Breaking Down Barriers  | S3 E1

January 04, 2023

Leadership Matters: Breaking Down Barriers | S3 E1

Our guest is Jonni Redick, a retired Assistant Chief with the California Highway Patrol, and a 29-year veteran of one of the largest police agencies in the country.

Stress And Burnout Law Enforcement Leadership And Command Work-Life Balance
Staying Fit for Duty: Conquer Your Job Stress and Trauma | S2 E49

December 07, 2022

Staying Fit for Duty: Conquer Your Job Stress and Trauma | S2 E49

Our guest is Scott Medlin, a Marine Corps and Law Enforcement Veteran, Author, Speaker, and host of The 10 Code Mindset podcast. Scott Medlin mentors police officers using powerful tools that enable them to make self-care and life fulfillment a priority, even when they're constantly being called to serve.

Mental Health And Therapy Stress And Burnout Law Enforcement
Shatterproof: A Journey of Courage, Inspiration and Hope  | S2 E45

November 09, 2022

Shatterproof: A Journey of Courage, Inspiration and Hope | S2 E45

Patrick Fitzgibbons is a retired Police Commander who discusses the struggles he experienced, and provides advice, inspiration, and hope for overcoming mental health issues, through his role as National Outreach Liaison for the Shatterproof Program for First Responders.

Stress And Burnout Law Enforcement Addiction And Recovery
PTSD911: Documentary Film About Responder PTSD | S2 E44

November 02, 2022

PTSD911: Documentary Film About Responder PTSD | S2 E44

Conrad Weaver, Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker, Podcast Host, Producer and Director of PTSD911

9-1-1 Emergency Dispatch Resilience Tools Stress And Burnout
The Connection Between Pain and Trauma | S2 E41

October 12, 2022

The Connection Between Pain and Trauma | S2 E41

Is there a connection between pain and trauma? Many responders are struggling with some kind of emotional pain, substance abuse, depression, trauma and even suicidal ideation. Guest, Gabriel Shaw, Kinesiologist, Exercise Physiologist, Tai Chi and Qigong Instructor

Resilience Tools Stress And Burnout Exercise, Meditation, Yoga, Reiki
Mental Fitness for First Responders and Military | S2 E37

September 14, 2022

Mental Fitness for First Responders and Military | S2 E37

Can we exercise the mind to build mental fitness? Yes, says performance expert Erik Leslie from Modern Mindfulness. Erik has trained professionals in the world’s toughest careers (first responders, Special Forces and Apache Pilots) with simple ways to become present in high-stress situations.

Military Resilience Tools Stress And Burnout
The Reality of PTSD When Children Die S2 | E33

August 17, 2022

The Reality of PTSD When Children Die S2 | E33

Throughout his 46 year career as a Fire Captain and Investigator, Patrick Wills had seen more than his share of trauma and death, but it wasn’t until he responded to a tragic fire that claimed the lives of three young sisters that he unknowingly descended into total PTSD.

Ptsd And Emdr Mental Health And Therapy Stress And Burnout Fire/Arson Investigation
“Living Blue”-Writing The LEO’s Guide to Resilience and Mental Health | S2 E23

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.

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