Critical Incident Stress And Trauma In The Workplace
Recognition... Response... Recovery
This text was developed as a manual for those employed in the emergency services ESP, those who deal with victims of trauma in the workplace, work in school systems or acute psychiatric settings, provide assistance to ESP, or who are employed in other settings where persons may experience trauma. The book can also be used by mental health workers as they conduct workshops or provide debriefings where trauma has occured.
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Table of Contents
1. UNDERSTANDING STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT 2. CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS (CIS) 3. DESCRIPTION OF AT RISK OCCUPATIONS 4. POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) 5. DYNAMICS AND DEFINITIONS INVOLVED WITH DIFFERENT TYPES OF CRISES 6. CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS RESPONSE (CISR): STRATEGIES AND INTERVENTIONS TO DEAL WITH CIS 7. REACTIONS OF OTHERS 8. TRAUMA AND CRISIS IN THE WORKPLACE 9. GUIDELINES FOR CONDUCTING DEBRIEFINGS (AND OTHER TYPES OF INTERVENTIONS) 10. CRISES IN SCHOOL SETTINGS
Gerald W. Lewis