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Disaster Psychiatry

Disaster Psychiatry Training

Dr. Joshua Morganstein and Dr. James West developed a recorded training program, “Protecting the Mental Health of Communities During Disasters,” to introduce concepts of disaster psychiatry. Topics covered in this training program include disaster psychiatry basics, psychological and behavioral effects of disasters, and effective interventions to reduce adverse effects of disasters


Slides: Leadership Behaviors in War and Disasters for Civilian and Military Populations to Foster Action, Sustainment, and Recovery


Psychiatric Dimensions of Disaster

Disaster Psychiatry Canada (DPC) hosts an annual CME training conference, “Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters. The mission of DPC is to develop and maintain a well-trained committed team of psychiatric specialists able to serve the mental health needs of people and communities affected by disasters, in coordination with emergency and public health responders.