Support After Challenging Outcomes
When there are challenging cases that impact caregiver psychological well-being, Vanderbilt offers a variety of support services for faculty and staff.
Support following An Adverse Event at VUMC
Adverse Event/Unexpected Outcome Support
What Do I Say When Someone Tells Me They Have Been Assaulted/Harassed?
What Do I Say When… Someone Tells Me They Have Been Sexually Assaulted or Harassed?
Psychological Effects of Recent Violent Events
Social media and news coverage of shootings, bombings, protests, sexual assaults, and other events has been graphic and intense.
Green Dots: How to Prevent Domestic Violence Before it Starts
Green Dots: How to Prevent Domestic Violence Before it Starts Margie Gale, RN, MSN, CEAP, Work-Life Connections Nurse Wellness Specialist, discusses the Green Dots program and how bystanders implementing the philosophy of Green Dots can help prevent domestic violence in its earliest stages.
Signs of a Battering Personality
If your spouse or significant other displays a combination of these behaviors, he/she may be a potential batterer:
Dealing with Upset People
In our business, we work with people who are sick, hurt and often scared. Because of this, people may become upset with us. Usually problems encountered are not the result of intentional actions we take. They are often the result of communication deficits, system problems, or red tape encountered which the customer is not equipped to handle. Here are some helpful tips when dealing with an upset person at work:
Anger in the Workplace
In any business, the greatest resource is people. In healthcare, it is the team of people who
Types of Abusive Relationships
Abuse in relationships is any behavior or pattern of behavior used to coerce, dominate or isolate the other partner. It is the use of any form of power that is imposed by one partner over the other to maintain control within the relationship. Abuse includes, but is not limited to:
Violence in the Workplace
Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center are committed to ensuring the safety of faculty, staff, patients, students, and visitors. We may not be able to prevent all workplace violence, but we can reduce violent incidents through training and safety planning.