Free Guidebook for Clinicians

The National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a resource resulting from collaborations with the Veteran’s Administration, the Department of Defense, academic establishments and professionals from the National Institute of Health and the National Institute of Mental Health. The Center’s web-site offers an online guide called Disaster Mental Health Services: A Guidebook for Clinicians and Administrators. The guide provides a vast amount of information on stress reactions and disorders resulting from disasters. It includes information on assessment of a disaster and administrative issues. Other topics include stress reactions of survivors, helping survivors, helping the helpers, helping organizations, team and program development, a general outline for training, additional resources and references and recommended reading. The guide comes in an HTML and PDF printable format. Contact National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; 802-296-5132; {www.ncptsd.org/treatment/disaster/index.html}; {Email: ncptsd@ncptsd.org}.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *