Child and Adolescent Disaster Mental Health Training

Description: Child and Adolescent Disaster Mental Health Training - This day long class will ready mental health para-professional and professional responders to intervene with children and adolescents immediately following a disaster or mass-catastrophe incident.  Didactic and experiential class components include:
  • The impact of disaster and terrorism on children, including neurological, behavioral, cognitive, physical and emotional effects
  • Mental health triage of affected children and adolescents
  • Practical interventions for immediate, rescue and recovery phases
  • Available information for parents and teachers
  • Information on therapeutic modalities for children severely impacted
  • Responder self-care

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Name: Emily Larson
Phone: 303-436-4925
Address: Colorado BNICE Training CenterDenver Health777 Bannock St., MC 8800Denver, CO 80204

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: mental health, children
Target Capabiltities: Respond: Medical Surge
Universal Task Listing: Respond
Cognative Domain: Knowledge
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Mon Mar 31 17:00:30 -0400 2008
Last Updated: Mon Mar 31 17:00:30 -0400 2008