Presents findings from research data on the 1988 earthquake in Spitak, Armenia and makes references to other natural disasters.
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Summarizes the characteristics of community resilience and describes the Community Assessment of Resilience Tool (CART) as a mechanism for building community resilience, in addition to other strategies for building community resilience.
Discusses topics related to the impact of terrorism and disaster on children, as well as clinical issues such as assessment and treatment.
Provides information necessary to assess and treat PTSD in preschool children, school-aged children, and youth following a disaster. This webinar discuss developmental issues, parental issues, assessment, and treatment.
Provides a foundation for understanding children in disasters. This webinar discusses evaluation and treatment services for traumatized children, school support services, PFA in unusual situations, resilience, and vicarious trauma.
Provides an introduction to the history and importance of child and family disaster mental health. This webinar discusses the importance of how and where disaster services are provided.
Offers advice to parents on helping children understand media coverage while limiting their exposure to distressing images.
Provides information for parents and caregivers about children and teens who have had a loved one die in an earthquake.
Provides information for teachers and school personnel about children and teens who have had a loved one die in an earthquake.
Offers caregivers advice on helping children deal with the complex emotions that arise when the death of family member or other important person in a child's life is suspected, but not confirmed.
Provides information about building community resilience, helping communities improve their capacity to respond effectively to natural or man-made disasters or acts of terrorism.
Offers parents guidance on helping their children after an earthquake. This fact sheet describes common reactions children may have after an earthquake, what to do to help, and self-care tips for parents.