Date: 6 – 7 February, 2023
Mental Health Disaster Response and Operations: Understanding and Implementing
This workshop describes the role, design, and functions of a Disaster Mental Health Response Team (DMHRT) as a stand-alone response team or as a component of a multi-agency coordination system during disaster or crisis operations. The workshop contains disaster-related examples and practical exercises to provide DMHRT members with the basic skills needed to respond to and support disaster survivors, victims, and responders. The workshop includes a tabletop exercise wherein participants will incorporate the specific topics identified below into a DMHRT response plan with other participating agencies.