Online Dialogue on Promoting First Responder Resilience and Care from Burnout Offered Free of Charge to the Public
On Wednesday, April 7th, The University of Baltimore College of Public Affairs will host “The Coronavirus Pandemic and Sustained Peak Loads for First Responders. Promoting Resilience and Care from Burnout” as part of its Henry A. Rosenberg Dialogue Series. The discussion will be held via Zoom, free of charge to the public, from 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
The panel will address evidence-based strategies to promote first responders’ resilience, and when these are not sufficient, treatment and wellness for their recovery. Each panelist will deliver a 20-minute presentation, followed by a question and answer period with the audience.
Dr. Lora Peppard, Ph.D., DNP, PMHNP-BC
Deputy Director of Prevention and Treatment, Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program
Director of A Division for Advancing Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT) at the University of Baltimore Center for Drug Policy and Prevention
Dr. Peppard will present on “Promoting Resilience to Protect and Prevent”
Dr. Kenneth Byer, Fire Fighter/EMT/IVT
Co-Founder and President/CEO, Harbor of Grace Recovery Center
National Law Enforcement/First Responder Wellness Center
Dr. Byer will present on “Care Services: From Stress & Trauma to Treatment and Wellness”
Alan Lyles, Henry A. Rosenberg Professor of Government, Business and Nonprofit Partnerships at The University of Baltimore will moderate the discussion.
Register online today to save your space in this unique and timely discussion.