An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness Journal.
Emergency management professionals are regularly tasked with high-stress responsibilities, including political pressure, life safety concerns, vulnerable infrastructure, and community vulnerabilities. Three ways to reduce the risk of burnout and increase retention efforts are described in this article: lead with care, invest in psychological support, and look at the schedule.
Narrated by MacGregor Stephenson.
Kesley Richardson, DPAs, MPH, FAEM, AEM, MEM-M, is the emergency management healthcare coordinator and a research fellow for the Bill Anderson Fun (BAF).