Frontline Workers and Trauma – Recovery Capital Summit

Frontline Workers and Trauma – Recovery Capital Summit

Frontline Workers & Trauma Session Photo

Event Date:

April 12, 2022

Event Time:

11:30 am

Event Location:

Walker Banner Room at Hyatt Regency Calgary

Psychological stress in response to critical incidents such as emergencies, disasters, traumatic events, COVID, terrorism, or catastrophes is called a psychological crisis. Discuss the correlation between extreme ongoing stress, trauma, and substance abuse, burnout, and PTSD.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand and discuss the natures & definitions of a psychological crisis, trauma, and psychological intervention.
  • Understand and discuss the nature and definition of critical incident stress management and its role as a continuum of care.
  • Understand and discuss the correlation between trauma and subsequent addiction.
  • Understand and discuss the resistance, resiliency, recovery continuum.

References

  • The library of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation ( ICISF)
  • Trauma and Recovery: Judith Herman, M.D
  • The Body Keeps the Score: Bessel van der Kolk, M.D
  • Bio

  • Dr. O’Flaherty has dedicated her professional life to working with airline employees and first responders; teaching, preparing, and assisting in the aftermath of disasters.
  • Dr. O’Flaherty has trained over 200 First Responders in Vegas in the CISM methodology.
  • Dr. O’Flaherty has responded to several aviation disasters as well as the shooting in Vegas assisting both first and last responders (coroner)
  • Dr. O’Flaherty has just returned from Boulder, CO where she was assisting with the aftermath of the grocery store shooting.
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    Event Location:

    • Walker Banner Room at Hyatt Regency Calgary
    • 700 Centre Street South
    • Calgary,
    • AB
    • Canada

    Event Schedule Details

    • April 12, 2022 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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