Proactive Peer Support: Protecting and promoting the wellbeing of first responders
Description: During this webinar presentation, York Region Paramedic Services will highlight key features of York Region’s Paramedic Peer Support Team including the use of a dedicated peer support vehicle. Specifically, participants will learn about why organizations should consider implementing a peer support program as a proactive way of supporting employees that may be struggling. Hear about practical on the ground experiences in implementing a peer support program, including:
- key benefits;
- success factors and challenges; and
- tips for other organizations looking at implementing a similar model.
John Anderson, ACP
Superintendent, York Region Paramedic Services