University at Albany Center for Public Health Preparedness, State University of New York. (2015). CDR HEPC (Capital District Regional Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition) Pediatric Disaster Mental Health.
This training provides a broad overview of potential mental health care needs for the pediatric patient involved in an emergency/disaster situation. It is part of a full-day training sponsored by the Capital District Regional Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition. Topics covered include typical emotional and behavioral responses of children to highly stressful events by developmental age; psychological first aid, including information-gathering techniques; assessments of survivors' immediate needs; and implementation of supportive activities.