Recently Valley Comm shared on their Facebook that they are bringing Hope Animal-Assisted Crisis Response therapy dogs into the communications center. “911 personnel are the first of the first responders. As such, they can experience call related trauma. Valley Com is working with HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response Teams with the goal of having them visit Valley Com regularly, during different days [and] shifts to offer support and build relationships. We will have them up for routine visits and after large scale traumatic events,” shared Mayer.
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