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1 NATIONAL CHILD TRAUMATIC STRESS NETWORK NCTSN.ORG Mission: To raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States. Centers through out the United States Funded through SAMHSA Duke UCLA

2 Terrorism & Disaster Program Enhances national capacity to plan for and respond to the mental health needs of children and families following terrorism and disaster Develops NCTSN products and webinars Develops training programs Psychological First Aid, Skills for Psychological Recovery Provides on site assistance for national disasters –Katrina, Colorado shooting, VA Tech shooting, Joplin tornado

3 Terrorism and Disaster Resources Website NCTSN Products Apps Speaker Series Knowledge Bank

4 Disaster Website Resources Link to web resources from home page This section of our website provides resources on a variety of natural disasters. Information is organized under event description, readiness, response, and recovery. Links to our resources are included in the Recovery section for each disaster type. Resources are available in languages other than English.

5 Terrorism Website Resources Terrorism resources are listed under Trauma Types, button located at the top of the homepage. These resources are also organized by event description, readiness, response, and recovery. NCTSN resources are listed in the recovery section for each type of terrorism event.

6 NCTSN PRODUCTS Products developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network may be viewed on line or printed from our website. Through a partnership with FedEx Office, printed copies of selected products are also available for purchase in the NCTSN DocStore. Developed by NCCTS staff or by NCTSN collaborative groups. Terrorism & Disaster products are often produced in response to a specific event

7 RESOURCES FOR SPECIFIC EVENTS

8 Psychological First Aid PFA Print Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-informed approach for assisting survivors of disaster and terrorism. Online PFA online includes a 6-hour interactive course that puts the participant in the role of a provider in a post-disaster scene. 6 CE credits available through various organizations. Mobile Download PFA Mobile™ free from iTunes. Does not replace PFA training.

9 Terrorism and Disaster Speaker Series 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 understand how terrorism or disasters affect children.

10 Knowledge Bank NCTSN home page or Collaborative tool for Network expertise. Also includes resources from non NCTSN Sources. Classification Terms: Child traumatic stress -- Trauma: Disasters 195 records Child traumatic stress -- Trauma: Terrorism 110 records


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