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Author Everly, George S., Jr., 1950- author.

Title The Johns Hopkins guide to psychological first aid / George S. Everly, Jr., Johns Hopkins University, Jeffrey M. Lating, Loyola University Maryland.

Publication Info. Baltimore [Maryland] : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2019.


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Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (19 entries) : 2 images ; digital files.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface. How did we get here? -- Acknowledgments -- Part I. Psychological first aid: the science: 1. Psychological first aid: definition and history; 2. Psychological consequences of trauma: what you will encounter in the field; 3. In the wake of disaster: the large-scale context for PFA -- Part II. Psychological first aid: practicing the art: 4. R - Establishing rapport and reflective listening; 5. A – Assessment: listening to the story; 6. P - Psychological triage: prioritization; 7. I - Intervention tactics to stabilize and mitigate acute distress; 8. D - Disposition and facilitating access to continued care; 9. Self-care: taking care of others begins (and ends) with taking care of yourself -- Appendix. A breathing technique.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary Psychological first aid, or PFA, is designed to mitigate the effects of acute stress and trauma and assist those in crisis to cope effectively with adversity. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Psychological First Aid is the first book to thoroughly explain RAPID PFA. RAPID, a unique theoretically grounded and evidence-based PFA method, follows a set of easily understood principles.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
Psychiatric emergencies.
Stress (Psychology) -- Prevention.
Emergency Services, Psychiatric -- methods
First Aid -- psychology
Crisis Intervention -- methods
Stress, Psychological -- therapy
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lating, Jeffrey M., author.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Added Title Guide to psychological first aid.
Other Form: Print version: 1421422719 9781421422718 (DLC) 2016040195 xviii, 204 pages
ISBN 9781787852006 electronic version
1421422727 electronic
9781421422725 electronic
1421422719 pbk. : acid-free paper
9781421422718 pbk. : acid-free paper

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