Upcoming Webinar Event from VOA|ReST 4 First Responders on Moral Distress in Law Enforcement
Date:Thursday May 11, 2023
Our Nation’s First Responders: Moral Distress in Law Enforcement
and the power of small group peer support
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
3:00PM EDT | 2:00PM CDT
– Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock: Director, Shay Moral Injury Center at Volunteers of America
– Cantor/Chaplain Michael Shochet: Coordinator of the Fairfax County Police Department Chaplain’s Unit and Chaplain with the CIA Protective Programs Group
– Fmr. Sergeant Aquilino Gonell: U.S. Capitol Police and recipient of the Congressional Gold medal and the Presidential Citizens Medal for his action on and after January 6.
– Captain Rob Fanelli: Representing the Southeast Field Training Officers Association in Florida, Rob is the President and Founder of SEFTOA.
Volunteers of America and its Shay Moral Injury Center are convening a panel of thought leaders and law enforcement veterans to discuss moral distress among our nation’s police and corrections officers, hear personal stories from the frontline and examine the power of small group peer support in addressing the challenges our first responders face.
Join us during National Police Week for this third event in a series. To see the first and second events, click here.
This event is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about moral distress and how it impacts our first responder community.