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Disaster Response and Recovery Timelines, Cycles and Common Experiences in Behavioral Health | Recorded Webinar
March 3, 2021

Dr. Kira Mauseth's webinar is the first of two on the provision of health care in disasters, with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and the behavioral health workforce.  

Webinar Learning Objectives - Participants will:

  • Learn about disaster response and recovery trends,

  • Understand the timeline associated with phases of disaster,

  • Identify and understand common responses to disasters associated with each phase.

Learn more about Dr. Mauseth's full series


MEDIC, REST, and SAFE Models​

Families, Children, and Teens:​

Emergency and Healthcare Workers:​

Businesses and Workers:​


  • Health Support Team (including train-the-trainer)​

  • PsySTART-Responder (frontline healthcare only)​

For information on trainings, please reach out to the Behavioral Health Strike Team at [email protected].


DOH – Forecasts, situation reports, guidance, and other resources:​

State – General mental health resources and infographics:​


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Dr. Kira Mauseth is a practicing clinical psychologist who sees patients at Snohomish Psychology Associates, teaches as a Senior Instructor at Seattle University and serves as a co-lead for the Behavioral Health Strike Team for the WA State Department of Health. Her work and research interests focus on resilience, trauma and disaster behavioral health. She has worked extensively in Haiti with earthquake survivors, in Jordan with Syrian refugees and with first responders and health care workers throughout Puget Sound the United States. Dr. Mauseth also conducts trainings with organizations and educational groups about disaster preparedness and resilience building within local communities.

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