Evidence-Based Approaches for Post-Disaster Mental Health Disorders
South Central Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (SCPERLC). (2015). Evidence-Based Approaches for Post-Disaster Mental Health Disorders.
This course discusses common post-disaster mental health problems such as acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as approaches for dealing with those problems. It reviews data on post-traumatic syndromes, data on immediate response strategies for prevention, current rationale for a screen and track response strategy, and the social psychology of non-clinical post-disaster responses.