DNP students take part in new trauma recovery program for health care providers

Dane County introduces trauma recovery program to support Madison health care workers
Daily Cardinal | March 30, 2023

School of Nursing DNP students Marilyn McCluskey and Ann Russell were interviewed for the Daily Cardinal’s story on Dane County’s new trauma recovery program for health care providers. In January, Dane County allocated $621,000 to mental health support for health care providers through a trauma recovery program in response to the mental health crisis among frontline workers exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Health Care and Public Health Workforce Mental Health and Trauma Recovery and Workforce Development Program will be funded through Public Health Madison & Dane County. Nurses hope the program will address the lasting impacts the pandemic had on their mental health and provide support.

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