Trauma Therapy and Caregiver Support Improves Coping Skills and Academic Performance of West African Refugee Children
School-based, culturally appropriate therapy focused on dealing with trauma helps West African refugee children improve coping skills and academic performance.
Community-Wide Collaboration Provides School-Based Mental Health Services to Students and Families in Impoverished, High-Crime, Urban Neighborhoods
A child mental health agency, the Boston Public Schools, and several other urban community service agencies have joined together to provide school-based mental health and other support services to students and their families living in neighborhoods plagued by poverty and crime.
Refugee Trauma Program Uses Novel Approach to Promote Recovery for Victims of Violence, Other Trauma
The Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma developed and promotes a novel approach to identifying and treating refugees who are victims of trauma.
Care Coordinators Remotely Monitor Chronically Ill Veterans via Messaging Device, Leading to Lower Inpatient Utilization and Costs
Care coordinators remotely monitor veterans with chronic medical conditions via home telehealth devices, leading to reductions in hospital admissions, bed days, and care costs and to high levels of patient satisfaction.
Police-Mental Health Collaboration Provides Immediate and Ongoing Services to Children Exposed to Violence and Trauma, Leading to Enhanced Quality of Life
The Child Development Community Policing Program provides crisis intervention services, clinical services, and coordinated case planning for children, adolescents, and families who are exposed to violence and other traumatizing events.
Department of Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense (VA/DoD) Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Post Traumatic Stress: Module B Summary
This 15-page module summary on posttraumatic disorders in primary care is derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline Management of Post Traumatic Stress, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense. It focuses on acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Psychological First Aid: Field Operations Guide, 2nd Edition
This guide is an evidence-informed modular approach for assisting people in the immediate aftermath of disaster and terrorism, to reduce initial distress and to foster short- and long-term adaptive functioning.
The New Warrior: Combat Stress and Wellness
These videos help mental health care and other providers prevent chronic mental health problems resulting from combat and other war-zone stress, promoting wellness in this returning group of veterans.
Management of Post-traumatic Stress - Module A1: Acute Stress Reaction (2-4 Days After Trauma) Algorithm
This interactive algorithm on acute stress reaction is derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline Management of Post Traumatic Stress, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, A Real Illness
This booklet explains what post-traumatic stress disorder is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help.