Psychological Association (APA): APA's Disaster
Resource Network (DRN) consits of
expertise in the psychological impact of disasters on individuals, families
in preparedness, response
and recovery activities.
Red Cross: Licensed mental health professionals can receive free
training and serve their communities as Red
Disaster Mental Health volunteers.
Association of Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (CALPCC):
CALPCC focusing on educating professional clinical counselors on
disaster mental health and crisis response through the Disaster Relief Committee.
Association of Marriage and Family Therapist (CAMFT): The CAMFT
Crisis Response Education and
Resources Committee provides crisis response and disaster mental health information and assistance
to all mental
Association of Social Workers-California Chapter: NASW has an American
Red Cross Council (NASWCA/ARC
Council) consisting of a group of social
workers interested in disaster work.
Mental Health Professionals
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Emergency Preparedness and
of the Storm (John Weaver): Disaster Mental Health bibliography as
well as related links.
Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN): NCTSN services
for traumatized children, their families and
throughout the United States.
Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):
Disaster Behavioral Health resources through SAMHSA offers
free of charge a Psychological
First Aid for
First Responders brochure with tips for emergency and