Disaster & Emergency Preparedness & Response

Disaster & Emergency Preparedness & Response
NRCPFC recently updated our Hot Topic webpage on Disaster & Emergency Preparedness & Response. This page offers resources in the following categories: Research, Reports & Briefs; Agency Preparedness; Information on Trauma and Stress; Resources for Children and Families; Resources for Agencies and Staff; Fostering and Adopting Displaced Children; NRCPFC Teleconferences, Webinars, & Webcasts; and, Websites; as well as information from the 2006 AdoptUSKids Summit.  Link to Resources. 
 
Mental Health Services in Disasters and Major Disruptions
Additionally, please visit the Child Welfare Information Gateway’s Disaster Preparedness web section, which includes resources about mental health services provided in response to disasters— including the National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s (NCTSN’s) resources on crises in schools—that can aid in long-term recovery from traumatic events. Link to Resources.  
 
For additional resources, please visit the SAMHSA webpage on Coping with Violence and Traumatic Events.