Disaster Trauma (Tampa)

Course Goal: To prepare you to provide crisis intervention during and immediately following a traumatic event, regardless of magnitude. Target Audience: Anyone who works with people in crisis during or immediately following a critical incident (first responders, journalists, teachers, counselors, nurses and others) or catastrophic event (natural or human caused).

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the basics of traumatology and crisis intervention in the aftermath of  human caused or natural disasters for the purpose of acute care and referral.
  2. Recognize the Homeland Security-FEMA Incident Command management structure, and work within it.
  3. Recognize the phases, signs, symptoms, and manifestations of traumatic stress reactions and the array of immediate and long-term services and methods for mitigating or preventing long-term problems.
  4. Demonstrate strategies for providing peer support and methods for stress management, defusing, debriefing, and other crisis-oriented assistance.

Certification: This course fulfills the requirements for certfication as a Field Traumatologist (www.traumatologyacademy.org) and fulfills the prerequisite for Certified Traumatologist (Part A).

Instructor: Adjunct (TBA)

Name Sales End Price
Regular Registration Ended $225
Student/Professional Disaster Worker (Received by 3/19/2007) Ended $175
EARLY Registration (Received by 3/19/07) Ended $195

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