This series of symposiums will highlight a diverse range of prevention and early-intervention community-based strategies from a public health approach. Healthy strategies of dealing with community-level challenges will be provided [...]
This series of symposiums will highlight a diverse range of prevention and early-intervention community-based strategies from a public health approach. Healthy strategies of dealing with community-level challenges will be provided through presentations, dialogue, and resource and information sharing that can be used in real-time and are solution focused.”
This symposium will focus on the experience of all males of color. Our keynote speaker Dr. Joseph White will highlight seven continuums of Black Male achievement. With a focus on strategies of resilience, we will have a culturally diverse panel addressing these same continuums as they relate to the experience of other males of color.
(Wednesday) 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Temple University Student Faculty Center
3340 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19140
Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Service
Working with the Community in the Wake of Violent Events Advanced Skills Training (EBH Program) This program is being offered to expand skills of emergency behavioral health and first responders across [...]
Working with the Community in the Wake of Violent Events Advanced Skills Training (EBH Program)
This program is being offered to expand skills of emergency behavioral health and first responders across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The target audience includes first responders, community leaders, decision makers, Disaster Crisis Outreach and Referral Team (DCORT) members, crisis intervention, and other disaster and first responder staff.
As a result from the training participants will be able to:
- describe the psycho-social needs of communities in the wake of violent events.
- Apply core concepts used in the aftermath of traumatic events following a community crisis.
- Respond to community crisis in an event specific and phase specific manner.
- Identify established models and techniques for meaningful emotional support.
- Address the psychological impact of community violence on the entire affected community.
Steven Crimando, MA, BCETS, CHS-V, Principal, Behavioral Science Applications – Clinician and educator specialized in the psychology of homeland security, and human factors in emergency management.
To register for this training go to Learning Management System: www.paprepared.net. For more information, please contact Phillip DeMara, DBHIDS’ Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response at Philip.DeMara@phila.gov.
Please note, pre-registration for this program is required and limited to first 40 applicants. Please kindly register by June 3, 2015. No registration is accepted by phone.
FREE CEUs are available for social work, nursing, EMS and Educators.
Please bring your own food and refreshments. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Jointly Sponsored by: Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), PA Department of Health Bureau of Public Health Preparedness, PA Department of Human Services Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
(Tuesday) 8:15 am - 4:30 pm
Community Behavioral Health
801 Market St. Philadelphia, PA 19107 (11th Floor, Conf. Rm. 1154-B)
DBHIDS' Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit
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