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Resilience classes help first responders deal with trauma
Those who experience a traumatic life event or go through a crisis often aren’t the only ones who feel the effects.
Now, a Grand Junction class is geared toward helping first responders, social workers and medical professionals who often feel the impact of helping others who are in crisis.
The Resilience program is back for its second year in the Grand Valley, attempting to help staff at various agencies in the county reduce their risk of burnout and increase their personal well-being as they assist people through traumatic situations…
Bridging the gap between disaster resilience and conflict risk reduction
Cordaid’s community-managed disaster risk reduction (CMDRR) approach works alongside local communities in order to help build and reinforce their disaster resilience. However, it has not yet been fully able to effectively address conflict or conflict risks. Cordaid’s intern in the Resilience unit Eelke Boerema is trying to bridge the gap…
How Resilience Training Can Improve Construction Productivity
Every year depression affects one in every five employees and costs American businesses $210 billion in medical bills and lost productivity. Resilience training can help your employees cope. Life on the job site moves very fast. Your workers are tasked with hard labor, tight deadlines, all under less than ideal, and sometimes unsafe, conditions. All the stress that comes with the job can sometimes wear on your people and lead to poor mental health.
Every year depression affects one in every five employees and costs American businesses $210 billion in medical bills and lost productivity. In fact, for every worker with a depressive disorder, a company loses an average of 32 productive workdays per year. Depressed employees are also four to five times more likely to experience work-related problems than employees with chronic physical illnesses like diabetes or heart disease…