VDH: CBERS - Self-Care for Responder During
The Virginia Department of Health Office of Emergency Preparedness and Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services will conduct a virtual Community Based Emergency Response Seminar (CBERS) on December 3, 2020 @12:00 PM-1:30 PM. This year’s topic is ~ Self-Care for Responder During COVID-19.
Target Audience: Any disaster or emergency responder
- Emergency Management
- Disaster Shelter Workers
- EOC Staff
- EMS/Fire/Law Enforcement
- Emergency Dispatch
- Emergency Department Staff
- Local Health Districts and OCME Staff
- Anyone who responds to emergencies or disasters as part of their job.
Participants will learn about:
- The various types of stress caused by providing care to others during COVID
- How COVID stress affects first responders
- The difference between burnout and compassion fatigue
- Self-care and develop coping strategies
To Register: TRAIN Course ID# 1094133 Note: Registration is necessary to attend. A webinar connection link will be sent prior to those who register for this live webinar.
For more information: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-preparedness/cbers-2020/ or contact Adreania Tolliver at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Disaster Distress Helpline,
1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
National hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service)
A confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders.