Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress : PILOTS
Psychosocial Documents to Assist Disaster Mental Health Workers
Information about resources below was provided by International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies & Raymond Lafond.
Personal services: psychosocial planning for disasters
Manual to assist in planning the delivery of psychosocial services - also describes psychosocial reactions of adults, children, and elderly and how to help:
Reception centre service
Manual to assist in planning and managing the delivery of emergency social services in a mass shelter:
Emergency food services: planning for disasters
Manual to assist in planning and managing the delivery of food in a mass shelter:
Responding to stressful events: helping children cope
Brochure on how to help children aged 1-6 and 7-1 after a disaster:
Responding to stressful events: how to help adolescents cope
Brochure on how to help adolescents cope after a major disaster:
Responding to stressful events: taking care of ourselves, our families and our communities
Brochure on how to look after ourselves, our family and our community when a major disaster strikes:
These brochures were published by the Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0K9. The content can be reproduced at no expense for educational non-profit purposes, or as part of an awareness initiative, as long as its source is fully acknowledged. For more information concerning the psychosocial aspect of preparedness in situations of emergency, please consult the manual Emergency Response Services at the following link:
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Trauma Research Labs in Canada
PTSD Research Laboratory
Director : Alain Brunet, Ph.D.
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada
The Traumatic Stress Group
Director : Gordon Asmundon
University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada