Presentation on theme: "2012. Behavioral Emotional CognitivePhysiological Spiritual Remember that the reactions that you see within each of these categories are normal and temporary."— Presentation transcript:
Behavioral Emotional CognitivePhysiological Spiritual Remember that the reactions that you see within each of these categories are normal and temporary in the aftermath of a disaster.
Office of Disaster Readiness Coordination of mental health resources in disaster Partnership with Missouri VOAD and faith-based partners Training and educational resources Show-Me Response
Psychological First Aid Evidence-informed strategies to assist children, adolescents, families, parents/caregivers and adults in the immediate aftermath of disaster and terrorism. Designed to reduce the initial stress caused by traumatic events and to foster short and long term adaptive functioning as they recover from the disaster’s effects.
Curriculums: Disaster Mental Health and Psychological First Aid Courses: Six- hour courses; no charge: Health, Mental Health, First Responders, Volunteers Chaplains and Faith-Based Organizations Schools
Online Psychological First Aid Course available through National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Missouri Department of Mental Health Disaster Services: then click on Disaster Services. SAMHSA Disaster Readiness and Response Site SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center CDC Mass Trauma webpage
Jenny Wiley Coordinator Disaster Services Missouri Department of Mental Health P.O. Box 687 Jefferson City, MO Phone: Please also follow us on “Disaster Services – Missouri Dept. of Mental Health”