Debriefing with Staff During COVID-19

Well-being debriefings aim to help participants gain strategies for coping witth a long term crisis such as a pandemic in an effort to normalize and legitimize common behavioral and emotional reactions to work that is demanding over the long-term. Well-being debriefings are small, informal peer-facilitated meetings, which provide an opportunity for clinicians to exchange thoughts and feelings about work issues affecting their emotional health. A trained faciliator guides the conversation, allowing a safe, confidential space for peer-to-peer sharing.