12. An Organizational Approach to the Management of Potential Traumatic Events: Trauma Risk Management (TRiM) – the Development of a Peer Support Process from the Royal Navy to the Police and Emergency Services

  1. Rick Hughes2,
  2. Andrew Kinder3 and
  3. Cary L. Cooper4
  1. Neil Greenberg and
  2. Marilyn Wignall

Published Online: 9 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch12

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

How to Cite

Greenberg, N. and Wignall, M. (2012) An Organizational Approach to the Management of Potential Traumatic Events: Trauma Risk Management (TRiM) – the Development of a Peer Support Process from the Royal Navy to the Police and Emergency Services, in International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support (eds R. Hughes, A. Kinder and C. L. Cooper), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

  2. 3

    Division of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UK

  3. 4

    Lancaster University Management School, UK

Author Information

  1. Mental Health, King's College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974131

Online ISBN: 9781119943242

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Keywords:

  • organizational approach, and TRiM;
  • peer support process, Royal Navy, Police, PTEs;
  • PTEs, and damage to individual's health;
  • post-incident Interventions;
  • CISD;
  • barriers to employees, not seeking help;
  • origins of trauma risk management;
  • TRiM, acute psychological conditions;
  • real-life experiences;
  • evidence of TRiM, being helpful

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • The Nature and Likely Effects of Potentially Traumatic Events (PTEs)

  • Post-incident Interventions

  • What Are the Barriers to Employees Not Seeking Help for Traumatic Stress Disorders?

  • The Origins of Trauma Risk Management

  • TRiM: A Mechanism for Early Identification and Management of Potential Psychological Injuries

  • How TRiM Works

  • Real-life Experiences

  • The Evidence That TRiM Helps

  • Conclusion

  • References