Children's Psychosocial Needs in DisastersPsychosocial Impacts of Disasters on Children
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Psychosocial Impacts of Disasters on Children
Author: : David J Schonfeld, MD, FAAP
The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health's second HTML pediatric learning object "Psychosocial Impacts of Disasters on Children" addresses the unique psychosocial needs of children in disasters. This learning object is geared towards all health professionals.
The lesson includes "In the Field", which provide examples of how healthcare practitioners applied concepts related to the psychosocial welfare of children after an event. Throughout the lesson, the learner will also complete knowledge-check quizzes to reinforce lesson content. After completing the lesson, the learner should be able to:
The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health has developed this activity in cooperation with Professional Education Services Group, an accredited CME company. Professional Education Services Group has accredited this activity for continuing education credit.
To learn how to use this lesson for in-person training, read the Ten Ideas for Face-to-Face Training
Release date:September 2013