This 75-minute webinar focuses on cultural sensitivity and race and how both affect research on posttraumatic stress disorder in children. These issues are explored in relation to research on Hurricane Katrina and African Americans.
The goal of Applying Cultural Awareness to Disaster Behavioral Health is to provide information, recommendations, and tools that can be used to assess and strengthen cultural awareness practices in disaster behavioral health services.
Helping Heroes is a web-based training course divided into 10 training modules of cognitive behavioral treatment for providers who serve firefighters, first responder populations, and their families.
This 1-hour online course is specifically for fire and emergency medical services personnel. Accredited CAPCE, the course addresses occupational stressors; mental health and substance use issues including depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, suicidality, and alcohol use; individual and organizational resilience; and healthy coping mechanisms including demonstrations of stress management techniques.
These tip sheets were developed for the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) through a collaborative training partnership between FEMA’s Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships, DHS Science & Technology Resilient Systems Division, DHS’ National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) at the University of Southern California (USC), the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CCRC), and the National Disaster Interfaiths Network (NDIN). Funding was provided by the Department of Homeland Security.