ATs Care-Wisconsin

The mission of the WATA ATs Care Committee is to provide CONFIDENTIAL free crisis and stress management training opportunities and referrals to licensed athletic trainers, athletic training students, teams, and staff dealing with the aftermath of a critical incident. 

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Members of the WATA ATs Care Team are located throughout the state of Wisconsin and available to respond to the needs of our athletic training colleagues, coaches, and staff before, during, and after a catastrophic event. These team members are athletic trainer colleagues trained in critical incident stress management who understand not only the issues you and your team(s) face in preparing for and dealing with a critical incident, but also the reality that you still have to continue providing coverage to your team. WATA ATs Care Team can assist you and your staff in navigating critical incidents.

Call on the WATA AT's Care Team BEFORE AN INCIDENT OCCURS TO…

  • Provide athletic trainers and collegiate athletic training students with educational materials about critical incidents, post-traumatic stress and the effects of each in the workplace and in one’s personal life.
  • Offer training to ATs and athletic training students to develop a network of athletic trainers trained in psychological first-aid.
  • Help prepare Catastrophic Action Plans for your facilities
  • Develop ATs suicide prevention gatekeeping, resilience, & compassionate action skills

 

Call Our Team AFTER AN INCIDENT TO…

  • Provide psychological and emotional support to athletic trainers and athletic training students through phone calls, on-scene assessment support, demobilization intervention, post-incident defusing or one-on-one interaction, group debriefings and follow-up.
  • Assist with large group, small group, and one-on-one defusings
  • Provide your staff a network of beneficial resources, referrals, and staff support
  • Assist with short-term staffing and coverage
  • Assist return to play/learn/work for all involved
  • Support long-term critical incident follow-ups (e.g., anniversaries, graduation)

 

Support services to help you and your staff are FREE CONFIDENTIAL & NON-JUDGMENTAL

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