A practical guide providing mental health knowledge, skills and strategies for GPs working with disaster-affected individuals.
Why do this course?
Disasters can be natural, human-made or complex. Typically they result in widespread personal, material, financial and environmental impacts, and can leave individuals experiencing mental health impacts. This course provides a quick reminder about the common mental health impacts of disaster and offers a range of simple but effective strategies for working with disaster-affected individuals.
Who should do this course?
This course is designed primarily for General Practitioners as a practical guide to supporting patients both in the immediate aftermath of a disaster and during the months to follow. Although designed with the needs of General Practitioners in mind, it will none-the-less be useful for a wide range of health practitioners.
Recognising the impacts of disaster
Mental health after a disaster
The role of the GP after a disaster
Strategies for working with disaster-impacted individuals
Quick skills to assist with healthy habits and coping
“Good basic information presented clearly and simply. I think it is a great overview and guide for GPs.“
“We’re Australia’s National Centre of Excellence in Posttraumatic Mental Health, the internationally recognised experts in trauma-related mental health and wellbeing.“
Mode of delivery:
Mental health practitioners, Non-mental health practitioners, GPs
Working with the effects of disaster and trauma
Contact us to discuss online group rates for your organisation, or tailored face-to-face training for this course