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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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Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) Field Operations Guide

Type: Special Resource

Gives guidance on responding to disaster, violence, or terrorism events using the Skills for Psychological Recovery intervention. This 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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PFA: Basic Relaxation Techniques

Type: Fact Sheet

Is a handout from Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide (PFA). This handout offers brief tips for relaxation for yourself, your children, and ways to make a game out of it.

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PFA: Parent Tips for Helping School-Age Children after Disasters

Type: Fact Sheet

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 school-age child.

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PFA-S: Tips for Relaxation

Type: Special Resource

Is a handout from Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S) Field Operations Guide. This handout offers brief tips for relaxation for adults and teens, children, and families.

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