Track 4: Enhancing Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Management Systems
Part A: Caring for the Helpers: Building Workforce Resilience for Public Health Staff
Many factors make it difficult for Boston Public Health Commission employees to preserve their own health and well-being. With an approach of viewing staff as “clients”, BPHC’s Workforce Resilience taskforce works to address this challenge. Come learn how BPHC supports the resilience of Boston's public health workers.
Part B: Disaster Behavioral Health: Resilience Along the Disaster Continuum
Public health, healthcare, and emergency management professionals often experience high job stress which can be compounded during a disaster. This session covers the impacts of disasters on behavioral health, equipping participants with psychological preparedness and practical stress management techniques to increase self and team resilience.