The mental and physical health benefits of working are well documented, as are the health risks of being out of work. In fact, the negative health consequences of worklessness are substantially worse than a number of other well-recognized health risks. Why, then, does there remain an epidemic of needless worklessness in this country, and why […]
The Bridge, a weekly TV show seen in the Washington, DC area, recently interviewed Bruce T. Blythe, R3 Continuum’s Chairman and owner, and Harry Rhulen, co-founder of Firestorm Solutions. The episode was entitled: Dealing with Crisis in America.
There is a clear and well-developed body of research showing that humans have two distinct psychobiological modes of violence and aggression response. One is Affective, or emotional; the other is Predatory, or targeted. Affective violence mobilizes the emotional “fight or flight” response system, towards thwarting off or evading a threat. Predatory violence mobilizes a more […]
In this video R3 contributor and DEM expert, Dennis Potter, LMSW, reviews the five underlying principles, that experts agree, should be the foundation of any workplace response. He takes time to discuss each principle briefly and offer his insight and some practical tips.
In this video R3 contributor and DEM expert, Dennis Potter, LMSW, discusses a change in mindset and terminology. Deliberately moving away from crisis response to potentially disruptive event (PDE) to better define the events found in today’s workplace.
As mental health professions, we understand the importance of understanding the grieving process and its impact on employees after a Potentially Disruptive Event (PDE). But are we all up to speed with some of the latest research on the subject of grieving? This edition of Inside Crisis explores some of the latest thinking on the […]
Much attention has been given to the sometimes negative effects of a Potentially Disruptive Event (PDE) in the workplace. But are the after effects all bad? Recent research done in the field of Positive Psychology has indicated that for some people, there is a life improvement as a result of going through a life changing […]
Financial Institutions have a culture that is unique in the workplace. It is important that we understand some of the stressors that occur after a Potentially Disruptive Event (PDE) strikes. This Inside Crisis discusses some of the finer points for providing a good intervention.