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Protecting Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Handling any sort of crisis in your organization is hard, especially when it threatens to harm people or property, damages your reputation...
Emergency responders are at heightened risk for post-traumatic stress disorders. Managers can help support their well-being.
Knowing yourself and your limits is important in managing your stress during and after a disaster strikes.
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ICMA provides personal and financial support for members who have been fired, forced to resign or otherwise involuntarily separated.
An initial list of resources for managers considering their next life phase.
ICMA's Voluntary Credentialing Program recognizes professional local government managers and promotes lifelong learning.
What role will you play in shaping the future of the local government profession?ICMA's NextUp initiative is a multifaceted approach to developing and growing the local government management profession, those who aspire to serve in leadership roles, and the organizations and communities they serve. NextUp promotes membership in ICMA, which provides access to important resources and a professional network that can help local government staff achieve their leadership goals.THE NextUp Initiative is for...Local government managers who know the ability to successfully lead their communities includes a strong organization supported by skilled and ethical staff membersLocal government staff who desire to develop their professional skills, excel within their organization and advance to local government leadership rolesYou Are NextUp. Get Started Below.ManagersStaff
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Resources for short and long term emergency management can be located within this ICMA Smart Search.
From Life, Well Run comes six stories of managers bringing their communities through disasters to a more sustainable future.
ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director Karen Daly has collected accounts from several managers, most of whom are still grappling with the long-term recovery process.
Key considerations in identifying potential emergency shelters for the homeless plus examples of what other communities are doing to provide shelters.
Use the following examples and tips to help your 311 call center staff be prepared to navigate COVID-19.
Managers from across the globe share their perspectives on dealing with coronavirus.
Local government leaders around the world are beginning to plan for re-opening our communities and our colleague Richard Florida has some ideas.
No two crises are the same and no two communities are the same, but lessons from the past can help inform a novel situation.
Several ways that healthy residents can help their community while continuing to practice safe habits.
April 2020 VLGMA eNews
A Philosophical Look at How Best to Navigate the Online World [PM Magazine, April 2020]
The Missing Piece for Attracting Candidates. [PM Magazine, April 2020]
Key Considerations for Local Governments [PM Magazine, April 2020]
An Emerging Market in a State with a Long Cannabis History [PM Magazine, April 2020]
Building a Community of Problem Solvers in San Antonio, Texas [PM Magazine, April 2020]