Audience: First Responders
This is a hands-on, audience participation workshop to learn and practice methods to combat PTSD. To perform their best, first responders will benefit from:
- Mindfulness to keep composure and clarity regardless of what is happening
- Resilience to let go of what has occurred to be fully prepared for the next event
The ROI from Addressing PTSD
Audience: First Responder directors, managers, leaders, or executives
- PTSD can cause a first responder to misinterpret, misdiagnose, and misunderstand leading to mistakes.
- Reducing PTSD means reduced issues and related costs.
- Building resilience results in increased accuracy, better customer care and higher employee retention.
- “Addressing this issue is not only the organization’s ethical responsibility, it is also the fiscally responsible one.”
Rising from the ashes and harnessing the power of his early years — living in shelters, a group home, and a foster home while attending six high schools in four years — Alfred Ricci knows how even the most daunting obstacles can be overcome.
Alfred used mindfulness and resilience practices to conquer suicidal thoughts while managing the massive stress of corporate work in over 20 countries. His mission is to share the necessary skills to thrive in traumatic work environments.
Alfred made a conscious choice not to let his past dictate who he became. A double major in economics and business led to a MBA from the University of California and a career in international banking. While working in 20+ countries, Alfred experienced some very stressful business cultures. Combining his experience of releasing trauma with his knowledge of the massive stress of corporate life, Alfred's mission is to share the necessary skills to thrive in traumatic work environments.
Alfred Ricci has 10+ years of teaching personal development workshops, including methods to release severe trauma. Rising from the ashes and harnessing the power of his early years — living in shelters, a group home, and a foster home while attending six high schools in four years — Alfred reveals how even the most daunting obstacles can be overcome.