Officer Wellness: Prioritising your Personal Mental Health and Wellness in IIoC investigations

Persistent exposure to Indecent Images of Children (IIoC) can take its toll on Examiners and Investigators leading to trauma, stress, burnout, and more. Rhys Tooby, Magnet Solutions Consultant, will share his experience of addressing mental wellness during his career as an Examiner and Head of a Digital Forensics Unit in the South Wales UK Police force. Rhys will be joined by Elizabeth Strong, Program Manager for Wellness/Mental Health Initiatives at the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). Join this informal discussion as Elizabeth answers questions from Rhys, as she explains the brain and body science behind stress and provides helpful coping mechanisms for dealing with IIoC exposure.