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UASPH-CPHP-20150520 CDR HEPC Pediatric Disaster Mental Health

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CDR HEPC Archived Pediatric Disaster Mental Health Video 5/19/2015 to 12/31/2018
Gerard Florio, PhD  

Course 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 Objectives: 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

Course Co-sponsored By

  • Albany Medical Center 2018
  • Prerequisites