Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Post-disaster Distress
Licensed Mental Health Practitioners who have completed the "CBT for PTSD" training may access the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Post-disaster Distress: Hurricane Version Therapist and Client manuals by logging into the password protected clinician link. (Click here to login)
These manuals were developed by Jessica Hamblen, Ph.D. and Laura Gibson, Ph.D. in response to the hurricanes that affected the Southeastern United States in 2005.
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Nebraska Disaster Behavioral Health Conference Clinical Presentations
Evidence-based treatment for post-disaster traumatic stress - Laura Gibson, Ph.D. July 2006
Intentional behavior change: A cognitive behavioral model - Bruce Young, L.C.S.W. July 2005
The National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder hosts a website that contains up to date information about PTSD and traumatic stress for Mental Health Care Providers. The information is meant for use with military men and women but can also be helpful when working with adults after disaster.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network website has a number of resources related to working with children who have gone through a traumatic situation including disasters.
The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment-Disaster Recovery Resources for Substance Abuse Treatment Providers website features a number of useful articles and tools.