first responders http://wamc.org en First Responders In Westchester Hear From Multi-Casualty Expert http://wamc.org/post/first-responders-westchester-hear-multi-casualty-expert <p>An international multi-casualty expert was in New York Thursday, to share information about emergency preparedness with first responders.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 10:55:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 72530 at http://wamc.org First Responders In Westchester Hear From Multi-Casualty Expert Congress & Public Safety Communications http://wamc.org/post/congress-public-safety-communications <p>Federal and State officials have been working since 9-eleven to upgrade the technology supporting public safety communications - their efforts are on the verge of paying off, as we hear in this report from Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas.</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:17:20 +0000 Dave Lucas 40984 at http://wamc.org Midday Magazine – Drs. Richard Tedeschi & Charles Figley - Disaster Mental Health http://wamc.org/post/midday-magazine-drs-richard-tedeschi-charles-figley-disaster-mental-health <p>The State University of New York at New Paltz will host the ninth annual conference of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health tomorrow. The conference is focused on maintaining resilience among trauma and disaster workers.</p><p>Among the keynote speakers are Dr. Richard Tedeschi, a professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and Dr. Charles Figley, professor of social work at Tulane University. WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields spoke with both men about how those who work around disaster maintain mental fitness.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 17:00:00 +0000 37478 at http://wamc.org