Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) team for the webinar “First Responder Burnout Prevention” on Thursday, October 11 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will gain insight into factors that attribute to first responder burnout, with special consideration given to stresses coming from responses to the opioid epidemic.
The webinar will cover the following topics to address the stresses associated with opioid abuse response efforts:
- Approaches to identify burnout in first responders or their partners;
- Impact of responding to opioid abuse, which is considered a chronic public health problem;
- Stress that arises from responding to calls involving critical opioid incidents or accidents; and
- Collateral consequences of the opioid epidemic, particularly the abuse and neglect of children.
The session will also provide recommendations to help first responders access resources so that they can effectively manage stress.
Webinar panelists will include:
- Presenter: Connie Priddy, R.N., Quick Response Team Coordinator, Huntington, West Virginia; and
- Moderator: Ben Ekelund, Administrator of Consulting and Training for the Center for Health and Justice, Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities.
This webinar is a part of the COAP webinar series that provides virtual learning opportunities to those working on recovery efforts.
Register for the webinar today.
View this webinar on the TTA Catalog.