Psychological First Aid (PFA) with Dr. Connie Best (podcast)


This 3-part video discusses 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. Suitable for viewing with Quicktime or download to an iPod or iTunes.

Psychological First Aid (PFA): part 1   Provides an overview of the history and development of Psychological First Aid (PFA) and describes available resources

Psychological First Aid (PFA): part 2  Reviews the guidelines for PFA use, behaviors to avoid, and populations at risk for greatest psychological trauma from disaster or trauma

Psychological First Aid (PFA): part 3  Highlights the eight core actions outlined for providing Psychological First Aid

Name: Deborah Carson
Name: Deborah Carson
Phone: 843-792-4431

19 Hagood Ave

Charleston, SC 29425 

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Type of Product: Presentation or Lecture
Format: Video
Languages: English
Keywords: mental health, PFA, psychological response, itunes, ipod, video_podcast
Target Capabiltities: Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services)
Universal Task Listing: Respond
Cognative Domain: Knowledge
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Wed Oct 17 14:49:15 -0400 2007
Last Updated: Wed Oct 17 14:52:35 -0400 2007