Psychological First Aid (PFA) Video Podcast

Description: This 3-part video podcast by Dr. Connie Best, is the second in a series discussing the psychological response to disaster. Dr. Best is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina and Director of the MUSC Crime Victims Center. This lecture entitled an "Introduction to Psychological First Aid" was delivered to Social Workers and Mental Health Providers in April 2006. Part 1 provides an overview of the history and development of Psychological First Aid (PFA) and describes available resources. Part 2 reviews the guidelines for PFA use, behaviors to avoid, and populations at risk for greatest psychological trauma from disaster or trauma. Part 3 highlights the eight core actions outlined for providing Psychological First Aid.

Name: Deborah Carson
Organization: South Carolina AHEC
Name: Deborah Carson
Phone: 843-792-4431

19 Hagood Ave

Suite 802 

Charleston, SC 29425 

Meta Information
Type of Product: Presentation or Lecture
Format: Video
Languages: English
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Recover: Economic and Community Recovery, Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services), Common: Risk Management
Universal Task Listing: Respond
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Mon Jun 04 09:16:26 -0400 2007
Last Updated: Mon Jun 04 09:17:41 -0400 2007