Psychological First Aid (PFA): Helping People Cope During Disasters and Public Health Emergencies

Description: The online course “Psychological First Aid (PFA): Helping People Cope During Disasters and Public Health Emergencies” features a presentation delivered by Mr. Jack Herrmann. The presentation covers some of the human impacts of disasters, and describes the core components of Psychological First Aid, as well as the differences between Psychological First Aid and Psychological Debriefing.

Author(s)
Developer
Name: Kanako Sturgis, MPH
Title: Program Specialist
Organization: Institute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: Anna Daddario, MSW
Phone: 808-956-0895
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomedical Sciences A108, Honolulu, HI 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: psychological first aid, PFA, disaster response, public health emergency, mental health, critical incident stress, psychological debriefing
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Recover: Economic and Community Recovery, Prevent: Information Gathering and Recognition of Indicators & Warnings, Common: Risk Management
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Recover, Common
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Reusable, Accessible, Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Fri Apr 11 20:21:38 -0400 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 19:04:35 -0400 2009