“I have taken many classes which touch upon stress in my ten years as a dispatcher. The Healthy Dispatcher approach to teaching ways of dealing with the causes, effects, and solutions were refreshing and sincere. The students were thoughtfully engaged and receptive throughout the entire class. Their feedback was positive, especially regarding the presentation. I personally enjoyed the time we spent doing breathing exercises. I look forward to taking more of The Healthy Dispatcher classes in the future!”
911 Program Coordinator
Hillsborough Community College
Ybor City Campus, Tampa, FL
“Awesome! Learned so much that is going to help me.
I’m ‘Angry Wendy’ at work, and I really don’t want to be.
This may help me thrive through the end of my career (31 years, going for 35).
— Wendy S., Tampa Police Dept.
“Great class for 911 dispatchers—not only good for us, but applies to everyone.”
By Jeffrey Vilk, Guest Writer
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