This class is designed to help Telecommunicators, and other emergency services personnel recognize the signs and symptoms of PTSD and suicide. This will address physical, emotional, and physiological issues that come from taking emergency calls or seeing things happen throughout their careers. It will also help identify the signs of potential responder suicides and address ways of getting help to those who help others.
The student will be able to identify signs and symptoms of PTSD within themselves or a co-worker.
The student will be able to list some of the signs of suicidal threats made by co-workers or responders.
The student will be able to identify resources they can use to get help for themselves or others.