Crisis and Risk Communication
Barbara Reynolds, MA, Crisis Communication Specialist, CDC
Since September 11th, the role of the public health professional has become heightened. In a situation of high risk or uncertainty, what is the best way to communicate with the public and other officials? How can we protect people and simultaneously keep panic at a minimum? How can we clearly communicate with law enforcement officials and medical providers in an emergency? This program will provide clear guidelines for communicating in high risk situations
As a result of this program, participants will be able
- Demonstrate how to protect people and simultaneously keep panic to a minimum.
- Identify ways to best communicate with public and other officials.
- Describe ways of communicating in high risk situations.
Satellite broadcast originally aired April 15, 2004 in cooperation with the UAlbany Center for Public Health Preparedness.