Psychological First Aid aims to target, address and neutralize the experiences of an individual’s exposure to violent and traumatic situations. An individual may experience a painfully wide range of physical and emotional sensations. Traumatic symptoms found in victims of violence or those that work with victims of violence may include combinations of confusion, fear, hyperarousal and emotional numbness. Unfortunately, sometimes in an emergency or crisis situation
This webinar was held on November 10, 2011.
Sandra Bloom, MD | School of Public Health, Drexel University
Dr. Sandra L. Bloom is a Board-Certified psychiatrist,
Landa C. Harrison, LPC | School of Public Health, Drexel University
Landa C. Harrison, LPC, NCC is the Coordinator of the Transforming Violence Intervention in Health Care through Trauma-Informed Practice NNED learning cluster and a staff member at Drexel University’s Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice. In addition to her work with Drexel, Landa is the Senior Project Manager at the Sanctuary Institute in Yonkers, NY. Through her work at the Sanctuary Institute, Landa has collaborated with Dr. Sandra Bloom and colleagues to develop the curriculum for the Sanctuary Leadership Development Institute training, as well as various