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The Johns Hopkins Guide to Psychological First Aid

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Description for The Johns Hopkins Guide to Psychological First Aid Paperback. Beneficial to those with little or no previous mental health training, this book is an essential tool for people who want to learn, to practice, or to retain their ability to use psychological first aid effectively. Num Pages: 232 pages, 2, 2 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JHB; JM; MBN. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 14. Weight in Grams: 295.
Psychological first aid, or PFA, is designed to mitigate the effects of acute stress and trauma and assist those in crisis to cope effectively with adversity. PFA is designed to be applied in emergencies, including disasters and terrorist attacks. In this essential guide, George S. Everly, Jr., developer of the Johns Hopkins RAPID PFA method, and Jeffrey M. Lating, his collaborator in its implementation, describe the principles and practices underpinning this psychological model in an easy-to-follow, prescriptive, and practical manner. They explain the history of PFA and persuasively demonstrate its powerful versatility. Mental health practitioners can apply PFA in all ... Read more

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About Everly Jr., George S., Lating, Jeffrey M.
George S. Everly, Jr., is an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, an adjunct professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a professor of psychology at Loyola University Maryland. He is a former member of the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness. Jeffrey M. ... Read more

Reviews for The Johns Hopkins Guide to Psychological First Aid
This guide is appropriate for all psychology students and others in the mental health fields; teachers, police officers, and firefighters will also find it helpful. Recomended.
Journal of Psychiatric Intensive Care
The book uses worked examples to engage the reader and help bring the [RAPID response] model to life in real situations.
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