Training Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters

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Training Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters (Second Edition)

Author:

DeWolfe, Deborah J.

Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Year:

2000

Abstract:

Contains essential information on how disasters affect children, adults, and older adults. Covers the importance of tailoring an assistance program to fit the community, descriptions of effective disaster mental health interventions, strategies for preventing and managing worker stress, and more. Includes a course outline (with overheads and handouts) for comprehensive disaster mental health training. See also supplements: Psychosocial Issues for Older Adults in Disasters (M3575) and Psychosocial Issues for Children and Adolescents in Disasters (M3576).

 

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