Year: 1989 Source: Edmonton, Alberta: Alberta Public Safety Services, 1989. 61p. SIEC No: 19902077

The purpose of these training materials is to create awareness & understanding of critical incident stress, how it manifests itself in psychological, emotional & physical symptoms, & what can be done to combat the effects of exposure to traumatic stimuli. The book is divided into 7 sections covering critical incident stress intervention/management, stressors, the effects of stress, mental health services for rescue personnel, learning to manage stress & developing a health lifestyle.