Law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, crime scene investigators, and others are frequently exposed to human tragedy on a regular basis, yet few have purposely developed a coping strategy for dealing with this repeated exposure. These concepts also apply to those who are affected by secondary traumatization such as crime scene investigators, attorneys, and others who are in frequent contact with images or information regarding gruesome acts of violence.
Webinar Learning Objectives:
- Identify three different ways that persons accept information into their belief systems and consider it to be truth.
- Understand the different functions of the right and left hemispheres of the brain and how they respond to trauma.
- Identify several negative consequences of exposure to trauma and several healthy ways of coping effectively.