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Articles of the Week: 6/25/2012
“There are currently between 3,000 and 4,000 SAPS members that are receiving debriefing consultations via the Employee Health and Wellness Services within SAPS,” he said.
He said he had requested the newly appointed national police commissioner, General Riah Phiyega, to boost the counselling programme.
“We further urge the management of police to ensure that there are regular debriefing sessions for all members of SAPS. The advantages of such sessions will ensure that members with underlying psychological problems are identified sooner. They will be referred to a psychiatrist much quicker.”
(2012 - British Columbia, Canada)
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Articles of the Week: 6/18/2012
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Article of the Week: 6/11/12
…. said it can be necessary for companies to offer multiple group counseling sessions or "debriefings" for employees that allow them to discuss trauma and process their emotions.
Experts say employers that hold debriefings should make sure that such discussions are helping employees rather than harming them.
"If debriefing sessions turn into complaints about the company, it really fosters a lot of negativity,
Supnick said companies should try to schedule debriefing sessions when employees seem ready to discuss the situation, rather than forcing workers to talk immediately after workplace violence.
Interventions for the Prevention of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Disorder in Adults After Exposure to Psychological Trauma(06/06/12)
Psychological Debriefing, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, and Critical Incident Stress Management. Psychological debriefing interventions aim to educate ...
Specific psychological interventions that have been studied for the prevention of adult PTSD are described below and include the following: psychological debriefing interventions, including critical incident stress debriefing (CISD) and critical incident stress management (CISM);……