Your department recently experienced a firefighter fatality due to suicide. The Chief has requested you to develop a mandatory mental and behavioral health program for all department personnel. The first step in the process is to determine what should be included in the program.
Write a 1000-1450 word paper describing what components you would include in your program. Your paper should:
- Describe what the department leadership needs to do in order to successfully establish a mental and behavioral health program for department personnel
- Provide details that outline each component members of the department to successfully accept the new program and the changes that must occur to make it successful.
- Describe what knowledge, skills, and abilities are necessary for the administrators of the newly developed program and why is this important to overall success.
- Define why each of these components are important to the overall health and well-being of the member so your department.