CBERS 2020


Topic: Resilient Responder - Self-Care for Responders Before, During, and After an Emergency

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Target Audience:
Any disaster or emergency responder
Disaster Shelter Workers
EOC Staff
Law Enforcement
Emergency Dispatch
Emergency Department
OCME Staff

Participants will learn about:
The effects of stress and trauma on human beings
Strategies for resilience and your ability to bounce back
How to develop a Personal Preparedness Plan to activate if you find yourself in a stressful situation
Various interventions related to disaster behavioral health

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services
Virginia Department of Social Services
                                                                          Session Location & Dates
   Richmond  Henrico –Public Safety Training Center April 8th 
  Weyers Cave      Blue Ridge Community College April 15th
  Abingdon Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center April 20th
  Roanoke Roanoke Valley Regional Fire-EMS Training April 21st 
    Fairfax Fairfax Public Safety Training Operations Center April 27th 
   Stafford  Stafford Hospital April 28th  
 Chesapeake Chesapeake Fire Dept. May 4th 
  Newport News Newport News Fire Dept.  May 5th