Article Out Loud – Sustaining Those Working in Disasters

Full article by Jolie Wills, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, April 24, 2024.

In this featured article, a cognitive scientist and psychosocial disaster recovery specialist emphasizes the importance of supporting those working in emergency response roles before, during, and after emergencies and disasters. Leaders and their teams can face periods of prolonged stress, which can take a toll on their health and well-being.

Listen to expert insights on how those in high-stress roles can use a hazards approach to better equip themselves to navigate immense pressure without succumbing to burnout.

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Jolie Wills

Jolie Wills (MSc Cognitive Psyc), CEO of Hummingly, is a cognitive scientist and a psychosocial disaster recovery specialist who has spent the last decade researching and designing approaches to sustain those working in disasters. Jolie and her team design workshops and practical tools to support leaders, teams, and individuals to do well under pressure., LinkedIn: Jolie Wills/Hummingly.



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