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An Overview of Psychological First Aid for Schools

The 2023 Nebraska Disaster Behavioral Health Virtual Training

9:00 am–10:15 am
Additional Info: Zoom Training
Target Audiences:
Kurt Mantonya, (402) 472-8865,
The 2023 Nebraska Disaster Behavioral Health Training will provide an overview of Psychological First Aid for Schools. This event is for all behavioral health providers and mental health professionals, psychologists, nurses, emergency managers, disaster responders, public health officials, clergy, and school staff.

When: Thursday, July 27, 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. (Central)
Featuring Speaker Sally Carlson, MA and Educational Specialist
Cost: FREE
Location: Zoom

Continuing Education: This event has been approved for 1.25 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Training Objectives:
1. Explain how Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S) is utilized throughout the Nebraska School Safety model (prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery).
2. Explain PFA-S’s role as a component of the school district Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).
3. Describe PFA-S’s role in the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) process.

Sponsors: Department of Health and Human Services and the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center.

*Continuing education for psychologists may be used by other licensed behavioral health professionals. Please check with your licensing board. Continuing education credit is granted on a one credit per one instructional hour basis. Credits will be awarded to participants who attend the entire training.

The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (NUPPC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The NUPPC sponsors this event and maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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This event originated in Public Policy Center.