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Crisis Response

Mental Health America - Coping with Disaster

The Mental Health America (MHA) website also provides guides and tips on a number of crisis response and coping skills, including Tips for the Troops and Military Families, Helping Children Deal wi

10th Anniversary of September 11, 2001

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) website provides several guides on topics including, Fostering Resilience and Optimism, Tips for Parents and Caregivers, Tips for Educators,

National Child Traumatic Stress Network - September 11 Anniversary

For the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the National Child Traumatic Network (NCTSN) has compiled a directory of resources for families, youth, educators, disaster response workers, medical personnel, a

Talking to Our Children about Violence and Terrorism: Living in Anxious Times

Since the September 11 attack America has changed. Children and adults alike live with a new level of anxiety. Terrorism is a new threat that we are all doing our best to understand and adjust to.

Psychosocial Implications of Disaster or Terrorism on Children: A Guide for the Pediatrician

During and after disasters, pediatricians can assist parents and community leaders not only by accommodating the unique needs of children but also by being cognizant of the psychological responses


Feelings Need Check Ups Too

The comprehensive 30-page toolkit is for pediatricians who are helping children experiencing emotional distress related to 9-11 and other catastrophic events.

The Need for an MCH Focus in Emergency Plans

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the pandemic flu threat, and increased consciousness of terrorism have made emergency preparedness an important issue in the maternal and child health community.

Ten Years After 9/11: What Have We (Not Yet) Learned?

Journal of Developmental and Behavorial Pediatrics

The approaching tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks in the United States could also have an impact on children.

Applying Cultural Awareness to Disaster Behavioral Health

Date/Time (ET): 
August 24, 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The goal of this webinar is to provide information, recommendations, and tools that can be used to assess and strengthen cultural awareness practices in disaster behavioral health (DBH) services.