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Mental Health Strategies for First Responders

Start Date:
Wednesday, 7 March, 2018
End Date:
Thursday, 8 March, 2018 4:20pm
Internal Medicine

First responders are routinely exposed to higher levels of trauma, resulting in higher levels of stress. In order to reduce the risk of mental illness, strategies to increase awareness and build resilience must be implemented. Tackling the prevalent stigma that surrounds mental health for first responders will require a significant cultural change across the sector. The 2nd Annual Mental Health Strategies for First Responders national conference will provide emergency services with the necessary tools to continue improving their mental health programs, focusing on preventative approaches to build resilience while driving an organisational a wide cultural change.

Key learnings:- Implement a proactive mental health and wellbeing framework- Increase mental health literacy and awareness- Support first responders from employment through to retirement- Equip management with tools to create supportive workplace environments- Manage complex mental illness and the effects of trauma Who will attend? Commissioners, CEOs and other senior executives responsible for:- People and Culture- Strategic Performance- Human Resources- Operations Operational management responsible for:- Mental Health- Health and Wellbeing- Counselling- Psychological Services- Critical Incident Response- Employee Assistance (EAPs) URL:Brochure: Prices: Standard Delegate Rates: AUD 2299Commercial Solutions Provider: AUD 3299 Speakers: Tony Walker, Dr Katrina Sanders, David Morton, Bernie Scully


Bayview Eden Melbourne,
6 Queens Road,

Organizer Details

Conference organized by Criterion Conferences


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