Fact Sheets Section

Fort Hood Shooting, April 2014

Below is a list of fact sheets relative to the shooting at Fort Hood, April 2014. Funerals and Memorials: A Part of Recovery Leadership Communication: Anticipating and Responding to Stressful

Washington Landslide

Below is a list of fact sheets relative to the landslide in Washington state, March 2014. Emotional Reactions to Human Remains in Mass Death Leadership Communication: Anticipating and Responding to

Helping People After a Loss

Throughout our lifetime, many of us will experience loss or trauma, or at least know someone that does. Our own personal experiences, uncertainty, and fear can leave us feeling unprepared

Tips for Safely Soothing a Crying Baby

Babies cry for many reasons and it can be stressful on a parent or caregiver when your baby doesn’t respond to attempts at soothing and/ or crying becomes prolonged. This

Responding to the Philippines Typhoon

Below is a list of fact sheets relative to the Philippines Typhoon, November 2013. Address Needs of the Mentally Ill in Disasters.pdf Disaster Related Death.pdf Disasters and Poverty.pdf Emotional Reactions

Active Shooter: What You Can Do to Mitigate Harm

An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined space or other populated area. In most cases, active shooters use firearms

Safety, Recovery and Hope After the Oklahoma Tornado: Helping Communities and Families

Complex disasters such as the Oklahoma Tornado present a cascade of impacts to those affected —individuals, families and communities. These disasters, often involving loss of life, loss of property and

Restoring a Sense of Well-Being in Children After a Traumatic Event: Tips for Parents, Caregivers and Professionals

Children are often exposed both directly and indirectly to violent events that occur in our nation’s communities. Many children may live in close proximity to a tragic event while others

Grief Leadership: Leadership in the Wake of Tragedy

In a world where we learn about traumatic events quickly and suddenly through television, social media, or newspaper coverage, many people can be suddenly and deeply affected by grief over

Safety, Recovery and Hope After Hurricane Sandy: Helping Communities and Families

Complex disasters such as Hurricane Sandy present a cascade of impacts to those affected —individuals, families and communities. These disasters often promote feelings of fear, confusion, grief, helplessness, anxiety, anger,

Restoring a Sense of Safety in the Aftermath of a Mass Shooting: Tips for Parents and Professionals

Too often our children are exposed to violence that is both senseless and harmful. Many children, those living in close proximity to a tragic event, and those who will learn

Criminal Mass Casualty Trials: Enhancing the Psychological Health of Victims and Witnesses

Criminal trials are an integral part of the US criminal justice system. They involve multiple parties participating in many diverse roles. The goal at trial is to insure just outcomes

Resources for Recovery: The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) on Military Families and Children (Provider sheet)

An important and often forgotten aspect of TBI awareness is its impact on the children of the injured. TBI is unique because it often leads to changes in personality and

Resources for Recovery: Impact of TBI on Military Families and Children (Family Sheet)

An important and often overlooked aspect of traumatic brain injury (TBI) is its impact on the families and children of the injured. TBI is unique because it often leads to

Resources for Recovery: The Combat Injured Family, Guidelines for Care (For Providers)

Military families and children represent a heterogeneous population and live in geographically diverse settings: on military installations, in civilian urban and suburban communities, and in rural areas across the country.

Resources for Recovery: The Combat Injured Family, Guidelines for Care (For Families)

Your military loved one has been wounded and suddenly your world has been turned upside down. Combat injury is a life-changing event that impacts a family’s routines and its sense