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Curriculum Recommendations for Disaster Health Professionals: Disaster Behavioral Health

Second Edition
This guidance document was created with the intent to 1) provide a framework upon which to build disaster behavioral health curricula and 2) compile and give access to up-to-date, credible resources to support such curricula. It is intended for use by those developing and delivering disaster behavioral health training as well as community leaders, policymakers, and others seeking to better understand the behavioral health impacts of disasters on individuals and communities.

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Caring for Those Who Work with the Dead: Adapting a Psychological First Aid Intervention to Your Setting 

Working with the dead, especially following mass-casualty events is one of the most stressful aspects of disaster work. In order to deal with this stress, an innovative early intervention was developed that uses the principles of Psychological First Aid.

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Personal Firearm Safety

The following educational materials were created by the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) in partnership with the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program (YRRP) and the Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO) to inform gun safety procedures in order to advance the safety of service members and their families.

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