Preparing for the Unimaginable How Chiefs Can Safeguard Officer Mental Health Before and After Mass Casualty Events
Usher, L., Friedhoff, S., Cochran, S., and Pandya, A. (2016). Preparing for the Unimaginable: How Chiefs Can Safeguard Officer Mental Health Before and After Mass Casualty Events. Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
This monograph is comprised of three parts: Why Mental Wellness Matters to You and Your Agency; Preparing for a Mass Casualty Event; and Managing a Mass Casualty Event and Its Aftermath. The last section includes case studies of first responders who experienced negative mental health effects as a result of traumatic experiences, and helpful handouts.