PSYCHOL 7408EX - Mental Health Disaster Management

External - Semester 2 - 2014

The aim of this unit is to develop a practical as well as a theoretical base to manage the mental health aspects of disaster management for individuals, groups and organisations. Seminars will include both theoretical knowledge and practical skills to manage people exposed to potentially traumatic events. The unit will have a specific focus on management of trauma in the ADF, including the critical incident mental health support framework. The knowledge and skills will have general application in the broader clinical setting.

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