National Institute of Mental Health. (2002). Mental Health and Mass Violence: Evidence-Based Early Psychological Intervention for Victims/ Survivors of Mass Violence. A Workshop to Reach Consensus on Best Practices. NIH Publication No. 02-5138. U.S. Government Printing Office.
Nearly 60 experts in disaster mental health met to examine research on the psychological interventions that are often the first responses to incidents of mass violence. Participants came to consensus in seven areas (e.g., early intervention, timing of early intervention, screening survivors, and follow up); additional helpful information can be found in the appendices.