When violence or tragedy impacts your workplace
Provide your people with the help and support they need, when they need it.
In an unpredictable world filled with potential threats, ensuring the safety and well-being of employees has become a major concern for organizations of all sizes. From natural disasters and accidents to security breaches and acts of violence, critical incidents can strike any workplace at any time.
That's where critical incident response (CIR) services step in, serving as the vital link between chaos and control, between vulnerability and resilience.
A mental health provider plays a crucial role.
A mental health provider offers vital support to employees during critical incident responses. They provide immediate crisis counseling and emotional support, helping individuals process trauma and navigate intense emotions. By employing evidence-based techniques, mental health providers assist in developing coping strategies and identifying those in need of specialized care. Their expertise and compassionate approach contribute significantly to the overall well-being and resilience of employees in the aftermath of critical incidents.
Perspectives CIR Services
Perspectives Critical Incident Response (CIR) Services offer immediate assistance that can include on-site interventions, telephone and virtual support, group counseling, referrals to community resources and more.
Supported by the Perspectives Assistance Program (EAP/MAP/SAP), the critical incident response team provides psychological first aid and Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and acts to restore stability in a safe and measured way.
We partner with your leadership, HR, and managers to help individuals and their families cope with the aftermath of a traumatic event, reduce the risk of developing mental health issues, and maintain their productivity and overall well-being.
What to expect following a critical incident?
1. Contact Perspectives to review the incident.
2. Discuss the immediate response and communication strategy with key stakeholders.
3. Perspectives deploys resources to provide in-person or virtual response services.
4. Provide grief support services for groups or individuals.
5. Present plans for ongoing one-on-one support for individuals.
6. Finalize plan for return to work and communication by key stakeholders to ensure employees feel safe returning to work.
7. Determine additional resources needed and debrief on the response.
Your company and employees get immediate contact with trained professionals who provide support and follow through until the situations are resolved.