Is the fifth appendix for the Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide (PFA).
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Is a handout from Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide (PFA).
Is a handout from Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide (PFA). This handout provides parents with common reactions after a disaster, ways to respond to those reactions, and examples of things you can say to your preschool-age child.
Offers teachers guidance on helping students after a hurricane. This fact sheet describes common reactions students may have, how teachers and school staff can help them, as well as self-care for school personnel.
Includes a segment from the play Children of War and a documentary about the scope and impact of refugee trauma and its consequences for youth in schools.
Accompanies the Children of War video and includes discussion questions, suggestions about ways schools and teachers can help refugee students and families, and provides information on the effects of traumatic stress on school performance.
Assesses the mental health component of a school’s crisis and emergency preparedness plan.
Offers guidance to school staff, administrators, and educators about the importance of planning for a September 11th anniversary.
Offers teachers guidance on helping students after an earthquake. This fact sheet describes common reactions students may have, how teachers and school staff can help them, as well as self-care after an earthquake.
Tells the story of several illustrated characters who are coping with having to say goodbye when the family of a school-age boy, Gabriel, announces that they will need to move and relocate yet again in search for seasonal farm-work. The story highlights the unique stressors young children from mi
Offers training on the various components of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Outlines the top ten things mental health professionals working in schools after a disaster should be doing.