After reading the articles and viewing the videos relating to Trauma, Vicarious Trauma and related topics, compare those learnings to the case example in
interview of our guest speaker who was involved in a law-enforcement shooting. Identify the issues, reactions and observations of the article authors and
speakers, and apply those to the former deputy’s descriiption of his reaction in the aftermath of the critical incident he was involved in. Give specific
examples and relate those examples to the specific author or speaker.
Read the articles and watch the videos here and below: Trauma
“The Psychology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_n9qegR7C4
“Police Officer PTSD & Trauma Recovery | First Responder Mental Health” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOUziW6SwT4
“911 Dispatcher Trauma & Burnout | PTSD & Stress for First Responders” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab7McWKrnbk
“What PTSD Taught Me About Life” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIjEgMm3RlM
“The Effects Of The Suck It Up Culture (PTSD in EMT)” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0o7zNLNGqY
VIcarious Trauma and Tools
“Drowning in Empathy: The Cost of Vicarious Trauma” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsaorjIo1Yc
“Addressing Vicarious Trauma in First Responders” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz_k8Osl7kA
“Vicarious Trauma Tool Kit for Agencies” https://vtt.ovc.ojp.gov/tools-for-law-enforcement
Guest Speaker videos:
The login for the guest speaker video will be provided for the assigned writer.