Domestic Violence Homicide Response Plan: A Toolkit for Domestic Violence Programs - Washington Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Every survivor we work with is a potential domestic violence homicide victim. We know this as we work with them, advocating on their behalf and building relationships with them and often their families. Programs deal with the reality of knowing that a homicide could happen at any time, and yet not allowing this overpower their every move. So when this most tragic violation occurs, the trauma felt by everyone involved is profound. This is felt by everyone - no matter the nature of their relationship with the victim. The needs of those closest to the victim, the children, family and friends are of utmost importance. In addition, our programs and communities are deeply impacted. A domestic violence homicide can change our organizations and communities forever.Our objective with this document is to provide a framework for programs and their communities to develop a plan that will provide guidance in responding to a domestic violence homicide, whether the victim had been a client or not.
Emergency Management Guide for Business and Industry - Federal Emergency Management Agency: This guide provides step-by-step advice on how to create and maintain a comprehensive emergency management program. It can be used by manufacturers, corporate offices, retailers, utilities or any organization where a sizable number of people work or gather. Whether you operate from a high-rise building or an industrial complex; whether you own, rent or lease your property; whether you are a large or small company; the concepts in this guide will apply.
Building Workforce Resilience through the Practice of Psychological First Aid: A Course for Supervisors and Leaders - National Association of County & City Health Officials: Individuals in health, public health, and emergency management leadership roles are faced with many challenges when their organizations are activated in response to a disaster. Although mechanisms and processes are in place to support these responses, the abrupt change in focus from normal operations to disaster response operations and the intensity of these devastating events increase the level of urgency and stress for the entire organization. This course introduces leaders to the concept of Psychological First Aid (PFA) as a leadership tool to build workforce resilience, educates leaders about the core components of Psychological First Aid, and provides an opportunity for leaders to apply PFA within scenario-based exercises.