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Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S) Field Operations Guide Without Appendices

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Provides guidance on responding to disaster, terrorism, or violence events that occur at a school using the Psychological First Aid for Schools intervention. This version gives school administrators, educators, and staff practical assistance to meet immediate needs and concerns, reduce distress, and foster adaptive coping in the wake of a disaster. The manual includes in-depth information about each of the eight core actions and accompanying handouts for administrators, school staff, educators, students, and parents and caregivers. It does not include the appendices located in the back of the manual.

Published in 2012