There are so many fantastic sources of information regarding the responder experience and how it can impact responders’ lives. If you are a responder, a family member, a leader, or a clinician working with responders, check out this list for some of the best.
Status Code 4, Inc (SC4i) is producing a series of mini-documentaries on the ways in which responders inadvertently bring trauma home and what that looks like. Stories Without Borders has masterfully filmed and edited the vignettes. ResponderStrong and other partners are proud to support this project. SC4i is making these materials available to any entity that wishes to use them to increase awareness and spark conversation. https://www.sc4i.org/lifelines
The 3rd and final session of the ResponderStrong Summer Series: Stress Injury Formation from Laura McGladrey can be found here:
The second session of the ResponderStrong Summer Series: Stress Injury Formation from Laura McGladrey can be found here:
The first installment of the ResponderStrong Summer Series: Stress Injury Formation presented by Laura McGladrey can be found here:
The Colorado Springs Police Department, the Colorado Springs Fire Department, El Paso County Public Communications, and ResponderStrong are proud to present Dr. John Nicoletti speaking about trauma contamination among responders. The presentation lasts 2.5 hours and is offered to any individual or agency who wishes to use it to increase responder self-awareness and to assist in the development of personal tools to combat it.
Status Code 4, Inc has released another vignette in their documentary series: Lifelines. The series covers the ways in which responders are impacted by their jobs and often inadvertently bring that trauma home to their families.