|Courses and Workshops Goals (1-2 days)|
|How to prepare an effective support system for patients, families and hospital staff in the aftermath of a Mass Casualty Incident. The Israeli experience in managing stress, loss, grief, PTSD and recovery.
These courses are delivered by an experienced Israeli team of psychiatrists and mental health professionals. We draw on the direct experience of Israel's largest hospitals and thousands of victims of terrorism during the last four years of unrelenting attacks,
resulting in over 6,000 casualties. The courses also explorethe latest guidelines, protocols and hospitals' best-practices in providing support for the patients, families and staff exposed to an MCI. The target audience includes social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists as well as psychiatric and rehabilitation nurses.
KEY CONCEPTS OF DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH
The following principles guide the provision of mental health assistance following disasters. The truth and wisdom reflected in these principles have been shown over and over again, from disaster to disaster.