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UASPH-CPHP-20150520 CDR HEPC Pediatric Disaster Mental Health
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CDR HEPC Archived Pediatric Disaster Mental Health
5/19/2015 to 12/31/2018
Gerard Florio, PhD
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
1.2 Manage behaviors associated with emotional responses in self and others
1.5 Demonstrate respect for all persons and cultures
University of Illinois Board of Trustees