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Home-Based Crisis Intervention Reduces Trauma Symptoms and Behavior Problems Among Children Who Witness Violence 3/26/2014
The Summit County Children Who Witness Violence program was a collaborative effort sponsored by Akron Children's Hospital that was designed to decrease the traumatic impact of witnessing violence for children under the age of 18 years through the use of home-based trauma services.
Care Coordinators Remotely Monitor Chronically Ill Veterans via Messaging Device, Leading to Lower Inpatient Utilization and Costs 3/12/2014
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.
Refugee Trauma Program Uses Novel Approach to Promote Recovery for Victims of Violence, Other Trauma 2/12/2014
The Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma developed and promotes a novel approach to identifying and treating refugees who are victims of trauma.
Community-Wide Collaboration Provides School-Based Mental Health Services to Students and Families in Impoverished, High-Crime, Urban Neighborhoods 1/29/2014
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.
Coordinated Treatment and Support Enhance Access to Care for Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury and Their Families 1/29/2014
A partnership between academic medicine and a major-league sports team enhances access to care by providing treatment and support to veterans who suffer from traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder and their families, generating high levels of patient satisfaction.
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Department of Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense (VA/DoD) Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Post Traumatic Stress: Module B Summary 2/20/2013
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 12/19/2012
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 12/19/2012
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 11/14/2012
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 11/14/2012
This booklet explains what post-traumatic stress disorder is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help.
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Last updated: April 23, 2014.