Remember to Take Care of Those Who Take Care of Us in a Crisis
Modern Healthcare's recent cover story “The other victims of gun violence” calls attention to the important fact that, in the wake of disaster, trauma workers often need support and counseling just as much as the patients they treat. It's refreshing to read that, according to Dr. Leslie Zun, chair of emergency medicine at Chicago's Mount Sinai Hospital, the culture is changing and it's no longer considered a sign of weakness to reach out for help.
Read your Team's Nonverbal Communication Cues
In the hustle and bustle of getting more done with less, we often tend to concentrate on tasks rather than the individuals doing those tasks. Many companies have a core value of treating people with respect, but this can fall short with the “What have you done for me lately?” mentality that often occurs when meeting goals and objectives, especially on a lean budget. What can we do to change this?
July 5, 2016, Milwaukee, Wis. — FEI Behavioral Health, a social enterprise with a 35-year history and a leader in workforce resilience from crisis management to EAP, will present among school safety professionals and administrators at the upcoming National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) School Safety Conference in Anaheim, California, running July 10-15, 2016.
Keeping a Crisis-Centric Mindset Throughout the Year
Maintenance is important. The office copy machine is serviced after a predetermined number of copies, and when your color printer signals a service code, you put in a call for service. But what about your emergency response plan? How long has it been since you last conducted a mock disaster exercise using your emergency plan as your guide?
FEI welcomes Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel for a free webinar Thursday, June 23 from 1-2 p.m. CST on the ever-increasing issue of opiate and heroin abuse in our workplaces and communities.