Cookies must be enabled to use this web application.

To allow this site to use cookies, use the steps that apply to your browser below. If your browser is not listed below, or if you have any questions regarding this site, please contact us.

Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • 1. Select "Internet Options" from the Tools menu.
  • 2. Click on the "Privacy" tab.
  • 3. Click the "Default" button.
  • 4. Click "OK" to save changes.
Chrome Chrome
  • 1. Click the "Spanner" icon in the top right of the browser.
  • 2. Click Options and change to the "Under the Hood" tab.
  • 3. Scroll down until you see "Cookie settings:".
  • 4. Set this to "Allow all cookies".
Firefox Firefox
  • 1. Go to the "Tools" menu and select "Options".
  • 2. Click the "Privacy" icon on the top of the window.
  • 3. Click on the "Cookies" tab.
  • 4. Check the box corresponding to "Allow sites to set Cookies.
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Opera Opera
  • 1. Click on the "Tools" menu and then click Preferences.
  • 2. Change to the Advanced tab, and to the cookie section.
  • 3. Select "Accept cookies only from the site I visit" or "Accept cookies".
  • 4. Ensure "Delete new cookies when exiting Opera" is not ticked.
  • 5. Click OK.
Netscape and Mozilla Suite Netscape and Mozilla Suite
  • 1. Select "Preferences" from the Edit menu.
  • 2. Click on the arrow next to "Privacy & Security".
  • 3. Under "Privacy & Security" select "Cookies".
  • 4. Select "Enable all cookies".
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Safari Safari
  • 1. Click on the "Cog" icon in Safari.
  • 2. Click Preferences.
  • 3. Change to the Security tab.
  • 4. Select "Only from sites I visit" or "Allow".
  • 5. Close the dialog using the cross.
Book Image Not Available
Book details
  • Genre:PSYCHOLOGY
  • SubGenre:Education & Training
  • Language:English
  • Pages:186
  • eBook ISBN:9780988131651

How to Survive PTSD and Build Peer Support

by Sylvio (Syd) A. Gravel, M.O.M.

Book Image Not Available
Overview
In “How to Survive PTSD and Build Peer Support ” Sylvio Gravel has taken addressing Trauma and PTSD issues, along with building peer support to a recruiting / training / teaching / management level. It features not only all the great information found in “56 Seconds” but now with excerpts by Dr. Anna B. Baranowsky and Teresa Lauer LMHC, from their work entitled “WHAT IS PTSD? 3 STEPS TO HEALING TRAUMA” who provide insight into: • What is PTSD? • 3 Essential Steps to Healing Trauma • Types of Trauma • And so much more…. There are also new sections, including expanded experiences from our Spouses, and sincere and heart-felt “Survivor’s Testimonials” on how to live with and move on in life with PTSD by : • OPP Inspector (ret’d) Bruce Kruger, • OPP Constable (ret’d) William Bromilow and • Ottawa Police Service Constable (ret’d) Peter Platt For emergency services trainers and recruiters, college and university professors, “How to Survive PTSD and Build Peer Support” Sylvio shares his 25 years of survivor experience and 10 years as officer-in-charge of recruiting and training to address has insight & training points to help building resilience to trauma such as: • How misunderstanding the work’s competencies can leave people struggling to survive the job; • How personality traits influence work relationships and peer support ability; • And so much more…. For Chiefs, CEO’s and Managers, “How to Survive PTSD and Build Peer Support” also contains 5 key questions that should absolutely be considered to ensure the well-being of their employees, including retired members in relation to trauma and PTSD. Certification and survivor experience – required or not? This edition also delves into the discussion, led by Mr. John Robertson of FORTLOG Service Inc, as to whether or not it is absolutely necessary for peers to have survivor experience and/or certification. And the touchy issue of trying to decide what training to get, once that decision has been made.
Description
In “How to Survive PTSD and Build Peer Support ” Sylvio Gravel has taken addressing Trauma and PTSD issues, along with building peer support to a recruiting / training / teaching / management level. It features not only all the great information found in “56 Seconds” but now with excerpts by Dr. Anna B. Baranowsky and Teresa Lauer LMHC, from their work entitled “WHAT IS PTSD? 3 STEPS TO HEALING TRAUMA”, who provide valuable insight as to: • What is PTSD? • 3 Essential Steps to Healing Trauma • Types of Trauma • How the Brain and the Body Work After Trauma • The Mind-Body Connection • And so much more…. There are also new sections, including expanded experiences from our Spouses, and sincere and heart-felt “Survivor’s Testimonials” on how to live with and move on in life with PTSD by : • OPP Inspector (ret’d) Bruce Kruger, • OPP Constable (ret’d) William Bromilow and • Ottawa Police Service Constable (ret’d) Peter Platt, Founder & Editor of Badge of Life Canada & Breast Cancer Survivor. For emergency services trainers and recruiters, college and university professors, “How to Survive PTSD and Build Peer Support” has insight & training points to address building resilience to trauma: • How misunderstanding the work’s competencies, can leave people struggling to survive the job; • Understanding the body-mind link; • How personality traits influence work relationships and peer support ability; • How perceptions can take over reality, interfering with the ability to stay grounded; • How we allow the “Breach of Contract”; • The responsibility of authority; • The Value of the Voluntary Mental Health Check. For Chiefs, CEO’s and Managers, “How to Survive PTSD and Build Peer Support” also contains: • 5 key questions that should absolutely be considered to ensure the well-being of their employees, including retired members in relation to trauma and PTSD. Certification and survivor experience – required or not? This edition also delves into the discussion, led by Mr. John Robertson of FORTLOG Service Inc, as to whether or not it is absolutely necessary for peers to have survivor experience and/or certification. And the touchy issue of trying to decide what training to get, once that decision has been made.
About the author
A 31 year veteran and former Staff Sergeant of the Ottawa Police Service, Syd Gravel is one of the founding fathers of Robin’s Blue Circle, a post-shooting trauma team that assists officers work their way through the trauma of death or near-death work related incidents first established in 1988. He has personally assisted many officers survive near-death incidents since then. Syd was inducted as a Member of the Order Of Merit (M.O.M.) in Policing in 2007. In 2012, Syd shared his experiences in a book entitled, “56 Seconds” and in 2013 he now shares his recruitment and training perspective to addressing trauma in “How to Survive PTSD and Build Peer Support”.
Thanks for submitting a review!

Your review will need to be approved by the author before being posted.

See Inside
Session Expiration WarningYour session is due to expire.

Your online session is due to expire shortly.
Would you like to extend your session and remain logged in?

Session Expired

Your session has expired.We're sorry, but your online session has expired.
Please log back into your account to continue.