Year: 1996 Source: Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1996. 45p. SIEC No: 19970660

This training manual is provides details on an effective response to the emotional problems which may occur when a major disaster disrupts the functioning of individuals, families, communities, & regions. Two major goals are to relieve current emotional stress & to diminish future difficulties. Includes techniques which have been developed from telephone calls to a suicide prevention centre & have been adapted to problems caused by disasters.