Offers guidance to child-serving behavioral health organizations and professionals who serve communities affected by disaster and terrorism events.
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Demonstrates approaches therapists can take to help adolescents feel more invested in the family therapy process. Often, adolescents may feel heard but not listened to in their family environment.
Allows families to list important telephone numbers and other information that could be useful in the case of an emergency. Each member of the family should carry these cards with them at all times in case an event occurs and all family members are not together.
Provides strategies for establishing and expanding partnerships, discusses considerations for networking in rural and frontier communities, and highlights the role of health care coalitions and schools.
Provides current recommendations for partnering with local organizations; resources available after a disaster or terrorism event; and strategies for staging response activities to address recovery.
Gives information to parents and caregivers about media coverage following a hurricane. This tip sheet describes what parents can do to help their children, media exposure after disaster events, and talks about what it is like when a family is a part of the story.
Summarizes the Psychological First Aid (PFA) eight core actions. This card is a quick reminder of the eight core actions involved in Psychological First Aid.
Helps parents talk to their kids about the disasters they may face and know how best to support them throughout—whether sheltering-in-place at home, evacuating to a designated shelter, or helping your family heal after reuniting.
Discusses Project Fleur-de-lis (PFDL), an intermediate and long-term school-based mental health response to Hurricane Katrina.
Describes the unique set of challenges faced to address the needs of Americans displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
Provides information to policymakers about the impact of natural and technological disasters on children, families, and communities.
Focuses on the widespread behavioral health impact that Hurricane Katrina had. This webinar presents the direct operation of response and recovery services from the days preceding Katrina and into the present day.