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NCTSN Resources

The following resources on Psychological First Aid (PFA) and Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) were developed by the NCTSN.

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) Wallet Card

Type: Special Resource

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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Psychological First Aid for Schools

Type: Webinar

Describe the fundamentals of Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S). This webinar offers information on how PFA-S helps to reduce the distress that school communities can experience after a disaster or violent event.

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PFA Mobile

Type: Mobile App

Lets responders review PFA guidelines and assess their readiness to deliver PFA in the field.

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PFA Mobile: Android Version

Type: Mobile App

Lets responders review PFA guidelines and assess their readiness to deliver PFA in the field.

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) Field Operations Guide: 2nd Edition

Type: Special Resource

Gives guidance on responding to disaster or terrorism events using the Psychological First Aid intervention. This evidence-informed approach helps to assist children, adolescents, adults, and families in the aftermath of disaster and terrorism.

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) Field Operations Guide Appendices

Type: Special Resource

Is the full set of appendices for the Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide. These appendices are handouts for first responders, adults, children, and professionals responding to, or dealing with the aftermath of a disaster, mass violence, or terrorism event.

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) Field Operations Guide Appendix A

Type: Special Resource

Is the first appendix for the Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide (PFA). This appendix includes information and handouts on the overview of PFA, preparing to deliver PFA, and a quick look at each of the core actions.

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