Participants of this webcast will learn about promising practices in disaster behavioral health planning, and speakers will share successful examples that have been implemented in the field. The Introduction to Promising Practices in Disaster Behavioral Health Planning (Date Recorded: July 10, 2013) (55 minutes) full webcast and abbreviated updated video defines promising practices in DBH planning and provides examples of successful implementation of promising practices in the field.
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.
This fact sheet provides information on disasters, including the phases in which individuals and communities experience disasters, and the effects of disasters on families. It features a list of resources to help families cope with disasters and their aftermath.
This toolkit was developed based on recommendations from the National Consensus Panel on Emergency Preparedness and Cultural Diversity. Sections of the toolkit cover identifying community needs and assets, building community partnerships, and capacity building for culturally and linguistically appropriate services.