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Preparing Hospital and Clinics for the Psychological Consequences of a Terrorist Incident or Public Health Emergency Module 2

Presentation Slides

Webinar Recording

 

Presenter:

  • Sandra Stark Shields LMFT, CTS, LA County Department of Health Services, Emergency Medical Services Agency

Summary:

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.

 

Objectives:

  • 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

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