Contact Hours: 7
Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP
- Evaluate the strengths, basic objectives, and the delivery of Psychological First Aid, including when and for whom the interventions would be appropriate.
- Review the methods used to contact and engage disaster survivors, enhance immediate and ongoing safety, to provide physical and emotional comfort, and to offer practical help to survivors.
- Examine ways to help establish brief or ongoing contacts with primary support persons or other sources of support, including family members, friends, and community helping resources, and determine methods to link survivors with available collaborative services needed at the time or in the future.
- Identify common psychological reactions to traumatic experiences and losses, particularly the differences in how children, adolescents, adults, and older adults react and cope