Sandra Stark Shields LMFT, CTS, LA County Department of Health Services, Emergency Medical Services Agency
The National Center for Health in Public Housing is pleased to present “Preparing Hospital and Clinics for the Psychological Consequences of a Terrorist Incident or Public Health Emergency” Module 2”.This webinar is for clinical staff and non-clinical staff who would be tasked with giving psychological support and intervention during a disaster. The module provides specific evidence informed strategies for providing psychological support and intervention and describes some cultural issues related to integrating mental health staff into the disaster response.
Recognize how to integrate your mental health response team expertise and functions into the overall disaster response
Understand key triggers of psychological consequences of public health emergencies
Identify how to deliver evidence-informed techniques to support and intervene with individiuals suffering from psychological consequences
Know how to use just-in-time tools to address potential psychological reactions