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Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and Stress Management

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

Specially trained Appleseed staff are available to provide your team with Critical Incident Stress Debriefing  after impacted by a critical incident to offer a safe place to talk about traumatic events where they might have been hurt, saw others hurt or killed, or served as a first responder.  Critical Incident Stress Debriefing is designed to:

  • Assist with physical or psychological symptoms associated with a critical incident
  • Debrief and defuse for those involved to process emotions and thoughts associated with the event
  • Promote resiliency and recovery
  • Promote less short-term and long-term crisis reactions or psychological trauma
  • Often occurs 24-72 hours after initial critical incident

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Stress Management Training

Appleseed professionals offer Stress Management Training to local businesses and partners in order to:

  • Help professionals identify tools for effectively managing workplace stress
  • Improve productivity and personal well-being
  • Reduce negative organizational stress
  • Improve team communication and morale

Recent Updates

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. The American Counseling Association writes: Minority Mental Health Month is a nationwide effort developed by Mental Health America to “shed light on the multitude of mental health experiences within Black, Indigenous, People of Color and others that face disproportionate inequities due to systemic barriers and historical adversity.” Marginalized, oppressed, and disenfranchised people have unique concerns, trauma, stress, obstacles, and challenges because of historical experiences, cultural differences, and social disparities.

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Forgiveness

What is forgiveness? According to the Mayo Clinic forgiveness involves “a decision to let go of resentment and thoughts of revenge.”  It is not forgetting the act that hurt you. However, forgiving can lessen the offense’s hold on you and take away the remaining control the person who hurt you has on you.

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Appleseed reaches GuideStar’s highest Seal of Transparency for the Third Year in a Row

Appleseed earned the 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, a service of Candid. By sharing metrics that highlight the progress that Appleseed is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios.

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