Beyond Our Military: “Our Unsung Heroes”

March 26, 2019
2:00 pm
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Congressional Auditorium and Atrium
First St. SE
Washington, D.C., 20515, United States

When our nation responds to natural disasters or traumatic events, we must understand how the effects of intense stress and traumatic situations impacts our journalists, first responders, and volunteers.


Mark DiBona, PIO, Blue H.E.L.P.; Retired Police Officer

Dr. Elana Newman, Co-Director of the University of Tulsa Institute of Trauma, Adversity and Injustice, Research Director, Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma

Dr. Tim Dietz, Licensed Professional Counselor & Owner/CEO, Behavioral Wellness Resources; Retired Fire Captain & Paramedic

Valerie Cole, Manager of Disaster Health and Mental Health Services, American Red Cross

Facilitator: Kathleen Koch, Founder and President LeadersLink