Highlights of Points Made by Individual Speakers Many deficiencies exist in the data for preparedness planning related to children. The basic goal with respect to disasters is to make children, families, and communities more resilient and less vulnerable. Adults and children may initially persevere following a traumatic event, but the resilience can erode the longer recovery takes, and the more stressful the recovery process is over time.
Terrorism, Disaster and Children Terrorism, Disaster and Children In this series, experts from throughout the NCTSN discuss Disaster and children related to the impact of terrorism and disaster on children as well as clinical issues such as assessment and treatment.
The series is designed for clinicians, researchers, advocates, policymakers, and the general public who wish to better understand how terrorism or disasters affect children. Terrorism, Disaster and Children In this series, experts from throughout the NCTSN discuss topics related to the impact of terrorism and disaster on children as well as clinical issues such as assessment and treatment.
Response, Resilience and Recovery In this webinar, Joy and Howard Osofsky provide a foundation for understanding children in disasters. Topics discussed include evaluation and treatment services for traumatized children, school support services, PFA in unusual situations, resilience, and vicarious trauma.
The presentation focuses on data on children affected by Katrina. He discusses the distinction between spirituality and religion as well as the consequences trauma has on spirituality. He addresses the signs and symptoms of a moral injury and, in concluding, discusses the importance of self-care for mental health providers.
Public Health Continuum of Care for the Delivery of the Trauma Focused Psychosocial Stabilization after Disaster In this webinar, Robert Macy discusses definitions of psychosocial approaches, disasters, and disaster resiliency.
He also develops the concept and understanding of traumascape and outlines the PMH psychosocial continuum of care for disaster trauma.
They discuss the three challenges facing journalists covering disasters and terrorism and present ways mental health professionals can collaborate with the news media. Participants learn how to assess to what degree their current disaster plans are media-friendly.
The presenters also provide participants with ways to describe and to plan at least one appropriate strategy to help journalists cover children and disasters. Throughout the webinar, the presenters stress the fact that journalists can collaborate with emergency responders, mental health providers, and officials if their role is respected.
Practical Lessons In this webinar, Ann Masten addresses four aspects of resiliency. Trauma Treatment in the Community after Disasters: They share their experiences of working with evidence-based treatment in the real world and describe the experiences of clinicians who have worked with structured assessment and a manual.
They also discuss engagement, psychoeducation, narrative therapy, relapse prevention and termination, as well as working with families. The presentation addresses the process of assessing risks of a particular individual or group of individuals and the design and implementation of management strategies to reduce those risks.
Topics discussed include designing and implementing interventions, defining violent behavior, types of school violence, school violence myths, and threat assessment.Conceptual framework.
Natural disasters can affect children’s health in three main ways.
The first is a direct effect on family (either child and/or parent/caregiver) morbidity and mortality (e.g., a child drowns in a flood or contracts illness from contamination of food or water, death or illness of parent or caregiver). Disasters often strike quickly and without warning.
They are frightening for adults, and can be traumatic for children. Your family may have to leave home and change your daily routine.
Be prepared to give your children guidance that will help reduce their fears. Find out which disasters are most. Terrorism, Disaster and Children. In this series, experts from throughout the NCTSN discuss topics related to the impact of terrorism and disaster on children as well as clinical issues such as assessment and treatment.
The series is designed for clinicians, researchers, advocates, policymakers, and the general public who wish to better. Caring for Children in a Disaster. A Child's Health Is the Public's Health.
Returning to School After a Disaster: Tips to Help Your Students Cope. Your Child Is At Risk for Mental Health Issues After a Disaster.
Information on how to keep your family safe before, during, and after a . Terrorism, Disaster and Children. In this series, experts from throughout the NCTSN discuss topics related to the impact of terrorism and disaster on children as .
The Children and Disasters webpage reflects resources available to support the integration and implementation of children’s disaster related needs into preparedness, planning, response and recovery efforts initiated by state, local and tribal governments, as well as stakeholders responsible for the temporary care of children.