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CDR HEPC Pediatric Disaster Mental Health

May 19, 2015

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Program Description:
This training will provide a broad overview of potential mental health care needs for the pediatric patient involved in an emergency/disaster situation. This training is part of a 1 day training sponsored by the Capital District Regional Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition. Topics covered include: a. Typical emotional and behavioral responses of children to highly stressful events by developmental age. b. Psychological First Aid including c. Information-gathering techniques d Asessments of survivors’ immediate needs e. Implementation of supportive activities. CEUs available until May 2018.

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the responses to traumatic events that are typically seen in children and teens
  2. Know how to select and/or deliver psychological interventions that are empirically proven to be helpful with children and teens after a disaster

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Who Should Attend:
National audience of state and local public health professionals and their partners (e.g., healthcare professionals, EMS personnel, law enforcement, media representatives, etc).

These projects are supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Grant number 5 U90 TP224249-05 The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.



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