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On this page you will find links to various Disaster Mental Health resources as well as links to online articles and reference lists of published articles in various areas of Disaster Mental Health, CISD, and other related areas. These lists are not all-inclusive and are not intended to be everything in the field. New information will be added on a regular basis. Please feel free to provide feedback either by email to:

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Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies - Conference Program Third World Conference for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

"The Long-Term Outcomes of Trauma in Individuals and Society"

March 16-19, 2000 Carlton Crest Melbourne, Australia

The Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies is a forum for extending the understanding of prevention and treatment of major stress and trauma within the Australasian region.



TRAUMATOLOGY This page lists resources and reference material in the area of Trauma caused by disasters and other traumatic experiences, including PTSD. There are links to a number of sites in this field as well as to a number of electronic journals.

Articles On Line Provides a listing of articles that are available on line in the various areas of Disaster Mental Health, CISD, PTSD, and related areas. Also includes links to electronic journals in related areas.

Disaster Mental Health and Related Sites on Disaster Links and information about Disaster Mental Health. Also links to a number of sites that deal with disaster responses (e.g. FEMA, Red Cross, CDC, NASA, etc.). Primary focus is on Disaster Mental Health sites.

References This page provides links to lists of professional journal references and books. Each link is to a particular category or subject area. There are, for example, reference links for Disaster Mental Health Counseling, CISD, PTSD, and others.

International Disaster Resource and Information Sites Provides information and links to sites around the world that deal with disaster responses and disaster mitigation and management.

Disaster Reports Annotated list of links to sites providing reports on various disasters and disaster related information, including articles and news information about disasters.

Children In Disasters Annotated links to articles on line; materials for children who have been in disasters; literature for children who have gone through floods or other natural disasters by grade levels, stress information, FEMA; health information; programs for families; and other related links.

Disaster Mental Health Services - A Guidebook for Clinicians and Administrators Produced by the Department of Social Work - Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Health Canada's Emergency Services Division's Disaster Mental Health Manual entitled Personal Services: Psychosocial Planning for Disasters. Click on the Personal Services panel. Acrobat.

Rocky Mountain Disaster Mental Health Newsletter Disaster Mental Health programs are being developed at the national, state, and local levels. Extensive networking is being conducted with professional associations to inform their membership about Disaster Mental Health and opportunities for involvement. This newsletter is intended for Disaster Mental Health and other Mental Health Professionals. It will provide both research and clinical articles in an attempt to keep all informed on the latest information and the current state of Disaster Mental Health. It will also provide information about training and educational activities as well as opportunities for involvement. Networking is an important activity which will be strongly encouraged. Input and relevant articles of interest are solicited and encouraged. The newsletter is published online and made available for downloading and printing.

NC-PTSD Research Quarterly The NC-PTSD Research Quarterly recently published an issue reviewing research on EMDR as a treatment for PTSD written by Richard J. McNally, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Harvard University. The issue includes McNally's summary and selected abstracts from more than 20 studies. In addition, there is a brief article overviewing the role of control groups in psychotherapy research. This issue is available on the NC-PTSD webpage and can be downloaded (PDF).

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation The International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to stress prevention, education and support services for emergency services professions, organizations and individuals with the purpose of mitigating the impact of Critical Incident Stress (Traumatic Stress).

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