Crisis Response Articles

Crisis Response Articles

Pax Crisis Response provides the archive of articles below to help leadership at all organizations prepare and provide strong leadership in times of crisis. These are previously published in publications such as Journal of Employee Assistance, Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, Health Watch and others.

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Death by Suicide: Whose Fault Was It?

Contstruction Executive
June 4, 2019
By Bob VandePol, MSW

How to Lead After a Death by Suicide

Insurance Thought Leadership
December 29, 2016
By Bob VandePol, MSW

How to Communicate Following a Suicide

Insurance Thought Leadership
June 1, 2016
By Bob VandePol, MSW

10 Steps for Dealing with a Suicide

Insurance Thought Leadership
May 16, 2016
By Bob VandePol, MSW

Position Leaders to Lead

Management Consultation following Workplace Crisis
By Bob VandePol, MSW
Published in the 3rd Quarter 2013 Journal of Employee Assistance

Crisis Management: The Critical Human Element
by Bob VandePol and Calvin E. Beyer
Published in CFMA Building Profits

Healing the Wounds
How to support your employees in the aftermath of a bank robbery
by Dr. Betty Gilmore and Bob VandePol, MSW
Published in the Texas Banking Magazine

The Evolution of Psychological First Aid
by Bob VandePol, MSW, Lyle Labardee, MS, and Richard Gist, PhD
Published by Journal of Employee Assistance

The Business Case for Workplace Critical Incident Response:
A Literature Review and Some Employer Examples
by Mark Attridge, PhD, MA and Bob VanderPol, MSW
Pubished by Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health

A Managers Guide to Suicide Postvention in The Workplace
by The Workplace Postvention Task Force of the American Association of Suicidology &
The Workplace Task Force of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Published in partnership with the Carson J Spencer Foundation and Crisis Care Network

A Surge in Suicides

Addressing Mental Health Issues on the Job
By Bob VandePol, MSW, and Cal Beyer
Published in the June 2016 issue of Health Watch