DV 102 Part 1 Understanding how Ebola and Pandemic Differ, Defining Resiliency and Understanding Stress

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Part 1 Understanding how Ebola and Pandemic Differ, Defining Resiliency and Understanding Stress

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About This Course

At the end of the Resiliency training individuals will be able to ensure personal safety and emotional wellbeing as a disaster volunteer, learn and practice stress mitigation techniques, and be able to address natural disasters such as floods, fires, and earthquakes. This enhanced training allows individuals to understand the role supervisors can play in maintaining a healthy team.

  • Understand the emotional risks of high stress and disaster work and its impact on disaster workers and volunteers
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of disaster work related stress
  • Learn about the impact of stress on work and family life
  • Identify methods/techniques that foster a healthy emotional wellbeing during disaster response.
  • Introduction about WCC
  • Learning Objectives
  • Agenda
  • Defining Resiliency
  • Understanding Stress
  • Reactions to Stress
  • Impact on Family and Children
  • Helpful Measures
  • Being Supportive
  • Exercise
  • Evaluation
  • Next Steps

Delivery method:  Online
Intended audience: Disaster workers, volunteers, and community members who engage in activities related to hazardous material handling in emergency response and emotionally taxing and hazardous environments.