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.
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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.
Remembers the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. This webinar series discusses how 33 of our Network centers and 31 of our partners assisted in 22 states making the response to Katrina the greatest NCTSN response and recovery effort to date.
Describes how school-age children may feel when struggling with the death of someone close and offers tips on what caregivers can do to help.
Describes how teens may feel when struggling with the death of someone close and offers tips on what caregivers can do to help.
Outlines the feelings of young children struggling with the death of someone meaningful and offers suggestions on what caregivers can do to help.
Provides information on how to talk to children about tsunamis. This tip sheet describes what a tsunami is, how warning systems for tsunamis work, and tips for parents and caregivers on how to talk to children about tsunamis.
Supports students who are recovering from a hurricane. This fact sheet describes common reactions students may experience, suggests ways to enhance their capacity for coping, and gives a checklist of specific strategies students can use in the aftermath of the disaster.