Primary Care Providers' Role in Supporting Children Families and Professional Self-Care Following Hurricanes and Other Disasters
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Preparedness and Response. (2017). Primary Care Providers' Role in Supporting Children, Families, and Professional Self-Care Following Hurricanes and Other Disasters.
This webpage provides information about a webinar that describes the importance of psychological first aid and basic supportive services in promoting adjustment after a disaster. Presenters outline the common symptoms and trajectories of adjustment reactions in children and adolescents; identify strategies to support children, adolescents, and families in healing and recovery after a disaster or crisis situation; and discuss the importance of professional self-care that clinicians can use to promote wellness for themselves and colleagues.