Other Training Opportunities
Essential De‑escalation Skills for Frontline Workers
Prepares frontline workers to de‑escalate situations involving emotionally‑charged individuals.
Prepares personnel to foster resilience in themselves and their peers prior to a critical event, emergency, or disaster.
Prepares emergency response personnel to foster resilience in their peers.
Recent Disaster Behavioral Health Exercises
2020 Tabletop Exercise
Severe flooding across the state; COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic
2019 Tabletop Exercise
Severe flooding on several rivers, damaged main roads, destroyed bridges
2018 Tabletop Exercise
Tornado, downed power lines, blocked main roads, HAZ-MAT
2017 Tabletop Exercise
Responder coordination & supervision
Great Plains Disaster Behavioral Health Conference
The yearly conference is for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, mental health care providers, public health officials, nurses, emergency managers, and first responders to learn how to prepare and respond to the psychological effects of disaster and mass casualties.
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