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Trauma Response
Our Critical Incident Trauma Response Program is a specialized, professional response to any critical incident that evokes an intense emotional reaction and that is potentially traumatic. Events we respond to, include, but are not limited to:
  • Environmental disasters
  • Murder
  • Accidental death
  • Robberies
  • Violence
  • Suicide
  • Hostage taking
  • Terminal illness of a loved one, colleague or coworker.
Traumatic experiences shake the foundations of our beliefs about safety. Emotional aftershocks may appear immediately after, within a few hours or days, and sometimes weeks or months after a traumatic event. Mismanagement of traumatic events can lead to the development of incapacitating symptoms and consequences such as:
Individual
  • Physical: fatique, dizziness, rapid heart rate, etc.
  • Cognitive: poor attention and decisions, confusion, nightmares, etc.
  • Emotional:  irritability, depression, anxiety, guilt, loss of emotional control, etc.
  • Behavioural:  suspiciousness, withdrawal, hyper alert to environmental, alcohol consumption, etc.
Workplace
  • Increased absenteeism and presenteeism
  • Reduced productivity and impaired performance
  • Increased claims under insured benefit programs (short and long-term disability, pharmaceuticals)
  • Employee turnover
  • Low morale.
Our Critical Incident Trauma Response Program
  • Educates about normal symptoms of stress and stress management strategies
  • Provides a safe environment to process thoughts and emotions
  • Is deployed without delay
  • Is based on strong case management
  • Provides follow-up protocols for as long as needed.
We offer 24/7/365 access through our firm. Our specialists are trained in the leading evidence-based treatment model for traumatic events. We are committed to your immediate and long-term mental well being.

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