As practitioners, teachers, school counselors, parents, etc, it s important that we as many “tools” in our “trauma tool box” as possible. One of these tools is the Field Operations Guide developed by SAMHSA. This professionally developed manual is for individuals new to disaster response who want to learn the core goals of PFA, as well as for seasoned practitioners who want a review. It features innovative activities, and mentor tips from the nation’s trauma experts and survivors.
- Visit the Skills for Psychological Recovery Field Guide (Links to an external site.)
- Review the material. You will be able to download the Field Guide for free
- Identify at least three ways in which SPR is different from Mental Health Treatment, identify each skill area, and in two or three sentences, explain the rationale behind each skill area and expected outcome.