A Training Curriculum for Mental Health and Spiritual Care Professionals in Healthcare Settings

Brief Description
This is a set of disaster behavioral health training materials for health and non-healthcare workers (Tech IDs: 6-1583-86).

Applications
The materials will be used to train behavioral health, spiritual care and other community helpers to respond to the needs of individuals impacted by disasters and public health emergencies. It can be utilized by state and local health and mental health agencies and other disaster response organizations to train their personnel. The curriculum titled ?Disaster Mental Health: A Critical Response? is composed of the following:
. Instructor Edition (6-1583)
. Instructor Manual (6-1584)
. Participant Manual (6-1585)
. Participant Edition (6-1586)

Advantages
The materials provide trainees with the basic knowledge and skills in executing an appropriate response to a disaster as well as in instructing the workers for an effective mental health and training program to manage a disaster.

Technology Status
The set of materials is available for non-exclusive distribution.
  
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For Information, Contact:
Zubair Mirza
Senior Manager, Physical Sciences
University of Rochester
585.276.6600
zubair.mirza@rochester.edu
Inventors:
Jack Herrmann
Keywords:
Psychiatry
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