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Effects of Disasters on Mental Health for Children and Adolescents

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This 1-hour course provides general knowledge of how disaster affects children and adolescents. The course also emphasizes skills such as administering Psychological First Aid to children in the aftermath of a disaster and screening them for mental disorders in the months that follow. The course is provided through Prepare Iowa, a partnership of the Iowa Department of Public Health and the University of Iowa.
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Iowa Department of Public Health