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Mental Health Response to Disasters: Human-Created Disasters (Part Two)
Collaborating TTC: Southeast MHTTC
September 11, 2019

This second webinar will discuss a mental health response to human-created disasters. The phases of response to a human-created disaster will be described as well as the factors that lead to resilience. Case studies on recent human-created disasters will be discussed. It will also discuss the relationship between the mental health and public health sectors and how these two groups work together during a human-created disaster.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the phases of a disaster mental health response during a human-created disaster.
  • Define the factors that lead to resilience during a human-created disaster.
  • Assess the behavioral health needs of a community after a human-created disaster.
  • Explain the relationship between the mental health and public health sectors during a mental health disaster response during a human-created disaster.